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Sauk Academic programs

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 2016-17 tuition and fee rates and the course fees in the Class Schedule for the required number 30 credit hours.

In-DistrictOut-of-DistrictOut-of-State
Tuition $3,330.00 $9,600.00 $10,410.00
Fees $350.00 $350.00 $350.00
Course Fees * $204.00 * $204.00 * $204.00
Total Tuition and Fees $3,884.00 $10,154.00 $10,964.00

* Note: Course fees may vary depending upon the classes that a student completes within an academic program. The course fee above is only an estimation and represents the maximum course fees possible; it is likely that course fees will be lower than the estimation above.