Graduates of the Energy Technology program are trained in the job skills necessary for employment as an entry level HVAC/Electrical technician in both commercial and residential fields. These fields include leading edge technologies such as geothermal, solar PV installation, and solar thermal systems. Graduates will find employment in various industries and service sectors as HVAC technicians or electricians.
Program Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion, students will be able to:
- Demonstrate the knowledge of safe working practices and procedures
- Demonstrate and understand reading of blue prints and building design, and schematic
- Demonstrate and understand the installation of HVAC units for both residential and commercial, Loads and calculations
- Demonstrate and understand troubleshooting techniques
- Gain knowledge of the National Electrical Code
- Gain an NCCER certification in Electrical and start the HVAC NCCER
- Gain the ability to Communicate and demonstrate good working practices with other workers
Opportunities for Employment
Graduates can expect find as entry level or apprentice HVAC technicians or electricians in the residential or commercial construction industries or as industrial maintenance technicians.
Students are required to take English and mathematics placement tests. Deficiencies in these areas may be corrected by completing the appropriate developmental studies courses. Students may receive college credit for verified on-the-job experience.
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