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Professional Experience: Over 40 years in the HVAC field and has taught for over 30 years
Specialized Training: Carrier, Trane, and York
Attended CCCTC HVAC Program!
The HVAC Program includes instruction in air conditioning, refrigeration, heating, and sheet metal. The air conditioning and refrigeration component includes instruction in sizing, layout, installation, and maintenance of oil, gas, electric, and heat pump forced air heating systems. Also, the students study residential type air conditioning and light commercial refrigeration. Repair of old systems is also covered. The students are instructed on work layouts, reading blueprints and drawings. The sheet metal component includes instruction on cutting and assembling ductwork.
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Why do students come to CCCTC?
Use college level texts to earn college credit while having the training, skills, and experience that most high school graduates do not get until they are well into their college major. This program puts you in touch with state of the art technology so students can experience their chosen career field before they go to college. (more)
Learn from an experienced instructor and work with industry grade technology that our local business partners use every day. After gaining skills and experience some of our best students to come back as in house interns or find an internship at a local business. (more)
Our Programs have been highly successful in state and national competitions sponsored by SkillsUSA. (more)
What skills and concepts do students learn in this program?
Major Units of Study
- Basic commercial refrigeration
- Basic electricity
- Blueprint reading
- Electric motors
- Electronic air-cleaning
- Energy management systems
- Equipment installation
- Heat Pumps
- Layout, & installation
- Refrigerant Recovery
- Sheet metal layout and design
Getting started on your career path takes skills. Students at CCCTC are evaluated on skill attainment in the following areas for this program (more)
At CCCTC we know how important professionialism is to getting and keepin a job. We emphacize professionalism in each program. (more)
How does this program add VALUE to your diploma?
Students can become certified by:
NCCER (The National Center for Construction Education and Research)
OSHA (Occupational Safety and Health Administration)
Student can obtain their OSHA-10 Certification and their Academic Craft Core Skills Certification. Certification shows that you have the skills and knowledge for your career field. This adds value to a students high school experience by allowing them to have proof of their abilities that would take time and money AFTER they graduate.
Students Can Earn College Credits
College Credits can be earned through articulation agreements with colleges. These agreements are the colleges way of saying that our programs, shops, equipment and instructors meet the same high standards as that college or post-secondary institution.
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Contact the college or trade school you plan to attend and find out if you can earn credits or advanced standing at their institution.
If students have what it takes they still have to APPLY!!
- Able to follow safety guidelines without being reminded
- Accuracy to perform repeated actions precisely
- Attendance is vital especially for Cosmetology (qualifying to sit for state boards)
- Being alert and aware of what’s going on around you (safety)
- Dependability and strong work ethic
- Excellent communication and social skills
- Exposure to loud noises and warm working conditions
- Hand and eye coordination
- Manual dexterity
- Manipulate tools in a safe and precise manner.
- Must be able to work independently or as a team
- Physical stamina to stand for long periods of time, climb, and lift equipment
- Professional behavior
- Strong math skills and problem solving skills
OUR PROGRAMS ARE RUN LIKE REAL BUSINESSES!!! Do you have the work ethic, perseverance, professionalism, and problem solving skills needed to be successful in your career field? (more)
SPACE IS LIMITED FOR SOME PROGRAMS. See what you need to apply. For instance tenth graders who apply by Dec 1st are part of the first round decisions. (more)
How does CCCTC fit with your home high school?
ARRIVAL/DISMISSAL AND TRANSPORTATION FROM CCCTC
Transportation is provided to and from your home high school. (there are some exceptions such as community based internship) Students will still have classes at their home high school and continue to be involved in extracurricular activities at their home high school. (more)
PREREQUISITES (Completed before you start the program)
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SCHEDULE OF PROGRAM
Program runs mod 2-4 in the spring of student's junior year AND mods 2-4 in fall of the student's senior year. (more)
SAMPLE EDUCATIONAL PLAN AND PROGRAM OF STUDIES INFORMATION
See Program of Studies for most up to date information.
Different career paths that all start with the HVAC program.
CAREERS/MAJORS (CCCTC AND...)
ENTRY LEVEL (....HIGH SCHOOL)
- HVAC Technician/Mechanic
- Refridgeration Technician/Mechanic
- HVAC Installer
- Sheetmetal/Ductwork Workers
TECHNICAL LEVEL (.....2 YEAR ASSOCIATE DEGREE OR TECH CERTIFICATE)
- HVAC/ Plumbing and Mechanic
- Heating, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration Mechanics and Installers
- HVAC Sales Specialist
- HVAC Project Installer Supervisor
- Solor Installers
- Plumbers, Pipe Fitters, Steam Fitters
PROFESSIONAL LEVEL (....4 YEAR BACHELOR'S DEGREE AND BEYOND)
- Project Supervisor
- HVAC Restoration Supervisor (Commercial)
Check Out These Career Sites:
ONET: The O*NET program is the nation's primary source of occupational information.
OOH: Occupational Outlook Handbook: Extensive government database of over 20,000 Career.
Check Out These Career Sites to find the many paths our student begin at CCCTC!
What do PROFESSIONALS say about CCCTC?
(Don't just take our word for it)
Professional Organizations certify our programs Certification by state and local agencies assures parents and students that the skills we teach are relavent and important in today's job market. A program's certifications must be renewed usually every three years through an onsite evaluation of the program.
Colleges An agreement based on the college's requirements for curriculum, faculties, and instructor is prepared and renewed periodically to guarantee that students are getting the equivalent instruction at CCCTC that would be expected in class at that institution. Credits are awarded based on that agreement. (See college advantage)
PROFESSIONAL ADVISORY COUNSEL By Federal and state regulations each program has a group of local business and educational institutions that periodically meets to discuss the programs curriculum and resources to make sure current trends in technology and skills are being taught so that students are prepared for the ever changing career requirements for that industry. (more)
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