Sauk Valley Community College

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(H81) Heating, Refrigeration, & Air Conditioning: Refrigeration

College Catalog - H81

Program Description

(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 and estimated per-credit-hour cost of attendance for the required number 30 credit hours.

In-DistrictOut-of-DistrictOut-of-State
Tuition and Fees $3,240.00 $8,730.00 $9,510.00
Course Fees $169.00 $169.00 $169.00
Room and Board $6,750.00 $6,750.00 $6,750.00
Books and Supplies $1,423.80 $1,423.80 $1,423.80
Total $11,582.80 $17,072.80 $17,852.80