Students entering the HVAC program learn core skills which will enable them to enter various occupations. These core skills include safety procedures ,use of tools, blueprint reading, piping and tubing applications, sheet metal and electrical. A theoretical background in thermodynamics will allow a student to advance into the installation and service fields. Students will receive theory and practical training in EPA Section 608 and flexible gas pipe training, leading to national certifications. Continuing education will permit advancement into design and application aspects of the Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning/ Refrigeration Industry. At the end of the program, a student’s job readiness and mastery of occupational skills will be measured based on testing and completion of projects.