Heating, Vent, A/C, and Refrigeration

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The Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning and Refrigeration (HVACR) Program will prepare you to pursue a well-paid career in an industry where there is high-demand for skilled labor. Upon completion of a certificate or degree, you can begin working in a field that provides an essential service in both residential and commercial settings. As a student in Elgin Community College’s HVACR program, you will gain practical skills and knowledge from seasoned faculty who have many years of experience in the industry. Modern, well-equipped labs feature state-of-the-art equipment, including heat pumps and roof-top units, so you can gain experience working on actual systems that you will encounter as a working professional.

Planning to Transfer

Learn more about earning a Bachelor’s degree, earning summer credits for transfer or dual admissions with a university by visiting University Transfer & Partnerships.