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Heating, Refrigeration, & Air Conditioning: Refrigeration

(H81) Certificate

The refrigeration curriculum prepares technicians to design, layout, install, repair and maintain commercial and domestic refrigeration units, and related environmental units.

Work and Employment

Air conditioning and ventilation mechanics install and service central air conditioning and ventilation systems. They follow design specifications and installation instructions to install motors, compressors, condensing units, evaporators and other components. This equipment is connected to duct work, refrigerant lines and power sources.

Program Contacts at Sauk Valley Community College
Counseling Office, 815/835-6354; Christopher Carlson, Assistant Professor of HVAC, 815/835-6221.

Estimated Program Cost

The following figures are based on current tuition and fee rates for the required number 30 credit hours.

Tuition $3,390.00 $9,660.00 $10,470.00
Student Activity Fee $150.00 $150.00 $150.00
Course Fees $219.00 $219.00 $219.00
Total Tuition and Fees $3,609.00 $9,879.00 $10,689.00

Estimated Additional Costs

The following figures are based on the average estimated per-credit-hour cost of attendance for the required number 30 credit hours. Actual costs will vary; check the Class Schedule for actual book costs.

Room and Board $6,750.00
Books and Supplies $1,423.80
Grand Total $11,782.80 $18,052.80 $18,862.80