Degrees Offered - HVAC and Refrigeration Technology: Advanced Level (Certificate) | TJC

Degrees Offered - HVAC and Refrigeration Technology: Advanced Level (Certificate)

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Do you already have the basic skill set for heating, air conditioning and refrigeration repair? Are you ready to take the next step? Our advanced level certificate will build on your current foundation and provide you with a new skills to further your career.

Our professors will teach you how to help plan and install residential and commercial systems. We provide one-on-one assistance in a warm, close-knit atmosphere, making the learning process much easier for you.

The HART industry is constantly shifting due to rapid changes in technology. The need for extremely skilled, knowledgeable technicians who can adjust to these changes is on the rise and there’s no better place for you to get the highly specialized education you’ll need than TJC.

Catalog Year
Degree Type
Available Online
Available Hybrid
Degree Plan
HART 1401 Basic Electricity for HVAC 4
HART 1407 Refrigeration Principles 4
HART 1403 Air Conditioning Control Principles  4
HART 1441 Residential Air Conditioning 4
HART 1445 Gas and Electric Heating 4
First Semester  

HART 2442 Commercial Refrigeration (#)


HART 2438 Air Conditioning Installation and Startup (#)


HART 2445 Residential Air Conditioning Systems Design (#) 

Second Semester  

HART 2336 Air Conditioning Troubleshooting (+)


HART 2349 Heat Pumps (+)


HART 2357 Specialized Commercial Refrigeration (+)

Total Semester Hours 41

NOTE: Applicants must meet the admission requirements for TJC and take the Bennett Mechanical Comprehension Test. Bennett test scores will not be used to exclude a student from enrollment in the HART program.

NOTE: Department-specific courses must be taken sequentially and may have a prerequisite course. Exceptions must be approved in writing by the department chair. Some courses are only offered during Fall or Spring semesters but not both. Please plan accordingly.
# Indicates course only taught in the fall semester
+ Indicates course only taught in the spring semester

All new students are required to attend air conditioning orientation.