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  Sep 22, 2017
 
2017-2018 Academic Catalog 
  
2017-2018 Academic Catalog

Industrial Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Certificate


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Program Description

Code 156 - 25 Credits

Heating and air-conditioning systems control the temperature, humidity, and the total air quality in residential, commercial, industrial, and other buildings while refrigeration systems make it possible to store perishable items. The Industrial Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning and Refrigeration (HVAC-R) core curriculum at Kellogg Community College prepares students to install, maintain, and repair these systems. Students may pursue either a Certificate or an Associate of Applied Science Degree in Industrial Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning and Refrigeration.

Modules within the curriculum cover:

  • Air Distribution and Indoor Air Quality

  • Heat Pumps and Troubleshooting
  • Heating Systems and Troubleshooting
  • Hydronic Systems
  • HVAC Automation Controls
  • HVAC Duct Systems
  • HVAC Commissioning and Conservation
  • HVAC Water Treatment
  • HVAC Preventative Maintenance
  • Refrigeration Fundamentals
  • Refrigeration Systems and Components
  • Refrigeration Tools and Plant Safety
  • Steam Systems
  • Supervisory Skills
  • Writing for Employment

Modular Format

Industrial Trades curricula are offered in a non-traditional, modular format. Module descriptions are not listed in the catalog. For more information about Industrial Trades modules go to the Industrial Trades page at www.kellogg.edu/industrial-trades.

Industrial Trades Orientation

All students interested in taking Industrial Trades modules must complete one or more core curriculum orientation. The orientation is a core curriculum prerequisite. Students will not be able to register for modules until the orientation is completed.

Information:

To earn the certificate, students must complete twenty-five (25) credits in the core Industrial Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning and Refrigeration curriculum. For more information about Industrial Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning and Refrigeration modules go to the Industrial Trades page at www.kellogg.edu/industrial-trades.

For more information about our graduation rates, the median debt of students who completed the Industrial Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Certificate program, and other important information, please go to www.kellogg.edu/academic/Gedt_HVAR.html.

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