HVAC/R - Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Diploma
Locations: Moorhead, Wadena
Commerical Refrigeration Diploma
Students in this program work with both residential and light commercial heating, ventilation, ducting, air conditioning and refrigeration equipment. This extensive background, together with hands on skills in layout, fabrication, installation and repair, qualifies graduates to enter one of the world's fastest-growing industries. Employment exists with manufacturers, engineers, contractors and specialized service firms. Students learn and develop applications skills of more efficient, cost-effective equipment and their application procedures. Many new, exciting and energy-saving innovations are being developed. Technicians train in this industry to provide the latest of technologies to control the environment in any enclosed area, from residential homes to any light commercial buildings. This includes controlling indoor air quality by utilizing mechanical means to remove pollutants and maintain desired humidity and temperature settings.
Students in this program will gain the skills and knowledge to be able to service and maintain commercial refrigeration equipment, which includes walk-in coolers and freezers, grocery stores, and ice-makers. Students will gain skills in layout, installation, and repair. Employment exists with manufacturers, engineers, contractors, and specialized service firms. Students learn to research and develop applications of more efficient, cost-effective equipment and procedures. The knowledge to design, install, and maintain these special environments for people, products, and perishables is essential today.