Air Conditioning & Refrigeration Technology HVAC/R
Are you looking for a challenging field that will put you in the center of operating systems? San Jose City College offers a robust Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Technology program that will provide you with highly sought after skills and knowledge to keep systems running smooth. You will receive hands on training from experienced faculty members to create real-world situations and gain valuable experience.
Residential heating & cooling systemsRooftop mounted systemsSupermarket refrigeration systemsLarge multi-story systemsUltra low temperature systems as low as -300 degreesF
Uses welding skills to connect copper pipesUses special tools to add & remove fluid refrigerantsUses knowledge of physics to find system problemsUses electrical knowledge & skills to troubleshoot complex control circuitsWorks with special electronic circuits connecting HVAC systems to computersMakes repairs to mechanical compressors, pumps, blowers & valvesMakes repairs to electrical devices such as motors, relays, & wiringUses conventional & special instruments to measure & detect problems
HVAC Technicians combine the skills of many trades into one trade to keep systems running and sustain residential and work environments.