Sauk Valley Community College

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(H83) Heating, Refrigeration, & Air Conditioning Installer

College Catalog - H83

Program Description

(H83) Certificate

This program is designed to prepare students for employment in entry-level employment in the heating and air installation field.

The installer certificate may become the first step toward the completion of the Entry Level Technician and Associate in Applied Science degree in Heating, Refrigeration and Air Conditioning.

Work and Employment

The installer is an entry-level position. The program graduate will typically be installing and connecting duct work, electric lines, copper tubing lines and general construction labor work. Work conducted as an installer is usually supervised by a seasoned professional.

Special Considerations

The installer must be able to work in construction type environments and be able to lift 50 pounds frequently and 80 pounds occasionally.

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 9 credit hours.

In-DistrictOut-of-DistrictOut-of-State
Tuition and Fees $1,002.00 $2,649.00 $2,883.00
Course Fees $0.00 $0.00 $0.00
Room and Board $3,375.00 $3,375.00 $3,375.00
Books and Supplies $479.94 $479.94 $479.94
Total $4,856.94 $6,503.94 $6,737.94