Air Conditioning

Campuses

Clarkesville

Credentials Offered

Associate Degree
Diploma
Certificate

Program Length

1-4 Semesters

Tuition-Free Eligible

This department has programs that are eligible for 100% tuition coverage. 

Air Conditioning Technology

NGTC’s Air Conditioning Technology program offers both men and women excellent employment opportunities. As a conditioned-air specialist, you may work alone or with a team, work outdoors or stay in an office, work for others or be your own boss – the opportunities are endless!

Students have the option of pursuing either a degree or diploma in Air Conditioning Technology. Graduates are prepared for positions as entry-level technicians in the refrigeration, air conditioning, and heating fields.

The programs emphasize a combination of refrigeration, air conditioning and heating theory, and practical application necessary for successful employment.

NGTC’s Air Conditioning Technology program is accredited by Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning (HVAC) Excellence. (P.O. Box 491, Mt. Prospect, IL 60056-0521; 800-394-5268)

Tuition-free programs include: 

  • Air Conditioning Electrical Technician
  • Air Conditioning Technician Assistant
  • Heating and Air Conditioning Installation Tech
  • Air Conditioning Technology Diploma

Credentials You Can Earn

Associate Degree

The Air Conditioning Technology Associate of Applied Science degree program prepares students for careers in the air conditioning industry. Learning opportunities develop academic, occupational, and professional knowledge and skills required for job acquisition, retention, and advancement. The program emphasizes a combination of theory and practical application necessary for successful employment. Graduates of the program receive an Air Conditioning Technology Associate of Applied Science degree.

Diploma

The Air Conditioning Technology diploma program is a sequence of courses that prepares students for careers in the air conditioning industry. Learning opportunities develop academic, occupational, and professional knowledge and skills required for job acquisition, retention, and advancement. The program emphasizes a combination of air conditioning theory and practical application necessary for successful employment. Program graduates receive an Air Conditioning Technology diploma and have the qualifications of an air conditioning technician.

Certificates

NGTC‘s Air Conditioning program offers ­­­­­3 certificates for those who want to specialize in a particular area or to refresh the skills they may already have:

– Advanced Commercial Refrigeration Certificate

– Air Conditioning Electrical Technician Certificate

– Air Conditioning Technician Assistant Certificate

Career Opportunities

Individuals who graduate from NGTC’s air conditioning program can hit the ground running if they choose to become:

Any type of heating, air conditioning, and/or refrigeration (HVACR) mechanic or installer

Graduates of the Air Conditioning program may work in a variety of fields including:

Residential HVAC services

Commercial HVAC services

Ship Building 

Additional career options can be researched on the following site(s):

Meet the Faculty

Photo of Brad Everly Brad Everly Air Conditioning Technology Instructor 706-754-7763
Photo of Lane Ivester Lane Ivester Air Conditioning Technology Instructor 706-754-7866

As a conditioned-air specialist, you may work alone or with a team, work outdoors or stay in an office, work for others or be your own boss – the opportunities are endless!

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