2022-2023 Academic Catalog 
    
    Sep 23, 2023  
2022-2023 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED 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 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. To earn the certificate, students must complete twenty-five (25) credits in the core Industrial Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration curriculum.

Modules within the curriculum cover:

  • Air Distribution and Indoor Air Quality
  • Electrical Fundamentals
  • 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 https://kellogg.edu/academics/areas-of-study/manufacturing-skilled-trades-applied-technology/hvacr/.

Industrial Trades Orientation

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

Program Learning Outcomes


Program learning outcomes are identified for each degree program. The learning outcomes for the Industrial Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration certificate align with the program learning outcomes for the Industrial Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration, AAS . 

Industrial Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration


Unit 05 - Refrigeration Tools/Plant Safety


Unit 30 - Steam Systems


Unit 35 - Heat Pumps and Troubleshooting


Unit 65 - Water Treatment


Unit 70 - Supervisory Skills


Unit 75 - Writing for Employment


Information:


For more information about Industrial Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration modules go to the Industrial Trades page at https://kellogg.edu/academics/areas-of-study/manufacturing-skilled-trades-applied-technology/hvacr/.

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