Residential HVAC Technician Program Stillwater | Meridian Technology

Help others take back control of their comfort as a heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) technician! This program will teach you how to install, repair and maintain machines that regulate temperature and ventilation in buildings. It’s more than working on heating and cooling elements though, as an HVAC technician you’ll also learn how to read blueprints to prepare space for pipes and ductwork. Technicians are also tasked with monitoring compliance with local government regulations to ensure that the system is installed in a way that provides for the most effective climate control in the building or space.

How You’ll Learn Hands-On

Get out of the classroom and into the real world with projects such as:

  • Diagnosing and fixing heating and cooling equipment malfunctions
  • Working on a Habitat for Humanity house

Where it Can Take You

Use the skills you’ll learn in this program to find a career you’ll love. Possibilities include:

  • HVAC Service Technician
  • Manufacturing Technician
  • Sales Executive HVAC R
  • Entrepreneur

What You’ll Learn

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Course
Hours

Principles of Thermodynamics and Heat Transfer

60

Piping and Piping Practices

45

Electricity for HVAC/R

60

HVAC/R Controls

45

HVAC/R Solid State Electronics

30

Load Calculations

15

Refrigerant System Components

90

Air Conditioning Systems

120

Refrigerants and Lubricants

15

Refrigerant Recovery

15

Refrigerant Retrofits

15

Heat Pumps

30

Heating Systems

120

Air Handling

45

HVAC/R System Installation and Start-up (Residential)

120

HVAC/R System Servicing and Troubleshooting (Residential)

90

Indoor Air Quality

15

HVAC/R Preventive Maintenance

15

HVAC/R Codes, Regulations and Standards

30

Professional Service

15

Workforce Staging

30

Intro to HVACR: Safety, Tools and Equipment

30

Total

1,050

Postsecondary Pathways

Meridian Career Major: Meridian plan of study, CTSO competitive events, work-based learning
Certifications: CPR, OSHA 10, Forklift Operator
Postsecondary/Associate's: Brick and stone mason, residential electrician's assistant, residential carpenter, residential HVAC installer, residential HVAC technician, OSU IT - construction management
Bachelor's: OSU - construction management