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Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning and Refrigeration - Commercial Trade (CVHVCT)

Advanced Certificate


This program is a capstone to HVAC-Residential Certification, and is designed for students who wish to develop skills in HVACR mechanics or installation. It prepares the student for industry-recognized certification (C/IS) for entry-level employment in commercial heating, ventilation and air conditioning. Additional theory and hands-on experience will increase students' knowledge base concerning HVACR systems at the commercial level. The student will develop knowledge and skills in sizing, layout, installation, maintenance, and troubleshooting HVACR equipment.


Eastern Michigan University, several BS degrees.

Copies can be obtained from the Counseling Office, a program advisor, or from the Curriculum and Assessment Office Web site:

Admissions Requirements

Students must complete the Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration Residential Certificate (CTHVRR).

Contact Information

Adv Tech/Public Serv Careers
Heating, Ventilation, A/C Dept
Bradley Hoth
Les Pullins


(Items marked in orange are available online.)
Major/Area Requirements
Class Title Credits
HVA 203 Refrigeration Systems 3
HVA 205 Hydronic Systems 4
HVA 207 Commercial Industry Standards with Competency Exams 3
Total 10
Core Courses
Class Title Credits
HVA 201 Energy Audits 4
HVA 202 Air System Layout and Design 3
Total 7
Total Credits Required

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