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EXPLORE COMPARE  PLAN APPLY
Instructor

 

Advantage for

College and

Career

Careers  Apply

Description

Brochure

Video

 

What they say:

Professionals

Students

Accomplishments

Scheduling

ECP

What it

takes

to be

successful

Major Topics

Career Skills

 

EARN ($$$):

1. College

Credits

2. Certifications

 

Alternative 

CCCTC

Programs 

10th graders

must apply by

Dec 1st for

first round

decisions

 

Instructor  

Charles Colson ( cacolso@carrollk12.org )  

►Any questions?...email the instructor.    <return to HVAC's index>

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!

►Experienced instructors know what it takes!    <return to HVAC's index>

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GET TO KNOW THE PROGRAM

Summarizing the program...........    <return to HVAC's index>

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.

 

<CLICK> TO SEE THE BROCHURE FOR THIS PROGRAM

Videos about the program...........    <return to HVAC's index>

View the HVAC Program Video

CCCTC Perspective and other CCCTC videos

Start your career BEFORE you graduate high school.      <return to HVAC's index>

 

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 Why do students come to CCCTC? 

►See what advantage you gain at CCCTC...      <return to HVAC's index>

 

  

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)

►Why wait until YOU graduate?    <return to HVAC's index>

 

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What skills and concepts do students learn in this program?

►Career skills and professionalism....    <return to HVAC's index>

Major Units of Study

  • Basic commercial refrigeration
  • Basic electricity
  • Blueprint reading
  • Compressors
  • Electric motors
  • Electronic air-cleaning
  • Energy management systems
  • Equipment installation
  • Heat Pumps
  • Layout, & installation
  • Refrigerant Recovery
  • Sheet metal layout and design        
  • Thermostats

   

Getting started on your career path takes skills.  Students at CCCTC are evaluated on skill attainment in the following areas for this program (more)

Professionalism

At CCCTC we know how important professionialism is to getting and keepin a job.  We emphacize professionalism in each program.  (more)

►Skills lead to experience, experience gets the JOB!    <return to HVAC's index>

 

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How does this program add VALUE to your diploma?

►College credits & certifications = $$$    <return to HVAC's index>

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.

           CLICK HERE TO SEE COLLEGE CREDITS YOU CAN EARN AT CCCTC

Contact the college or trade school you plan to attend and find out if you can earn credits or advanced standing at their institution.

►Save time and money after your graduate.    <return to HVAC's index>

 

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If students have what it takes they still have to APPLY!!

►You have to apply to attend CCCTC    <return to HVAC's index>

 

   

  • 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)

►If you think you have what it takes...APPLY.    <return to HVAC's index>

 

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How does CCCTC fit with your home high school?

►Prerequisites, Schedules, ECP's...    <return to HVAC's index>

SCHEDULING INFORMATION 

 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)

CHECK THE PROGRAM OF STUDIES FOR PREREQUISITES

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.

 

►PLAN  you junior and senior year.     <return to HVAC's index>

 

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Different career paths that all start with the HVAC program.

►Time to plan for your future......    <return to HVAC's index>

 

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
  • Electricians

PROFESSIONAL LEVEL (....4 YEAR BACHELOR'S DEGREE AND BEYOND)

  • Project Supervisor
  • HVAC Restoration Supervisor (Commercial)

Check Out These Career Sites: 

HVAC page

ONETThe 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!

 

►Start YOUR game of LIFE now!     <return to HVAC's index>

 

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What do PROFESSIONALS say about  CCCTC?

►CCCTC STAYS CURRENT........    <return to HVAC's index>

 

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS

(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)

►PROFESSIONALS know what it takes!!     <return to HVAC's index>

 

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PROGRAM ACCOMPLISHMENTS

<coming soon>

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STUDENT TESTIMONIALS

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