Heating and Air Conditioning

Career & Technical Certificate

Modes of Instruction

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KC's Heating and Air Conditioning Certificate program prepares you with the basic knowledge and skills to diagnosis and repair of various types of heating and air conditioning systems found in cars, trucks, and vans.

Graduates of this pathway will be required to take professional licensure exams, which correspond to certain programs of study, and to enter careers as entry-level technicians in the transportation industry.

Students who complete the Automotive Technology Heating and Air Conditioning Certificate are almost halfway to earning a college Diploma in Automotive Technology AAS degree. The students will have earned 16 of the 73 semester hours of credit required for the Degree.


Program Outcomes

Upon successful completion, the student will:

  • Successfully complete ASE testing.
  • Know how to diagnose and repair HVAC systems in automotive vehicles
  • Successfully complete requirements for refrigerant handling license

What You Can Do

  • Automotive Technician
  • Automotive HVAC Technician
  • Service Technician
  • Automotive Specialty Technician
  • Light Diesel Technician

Program Details


Automotive Faculty

Charles DeBernardi

Charles DeBernardi

Assistant Professor of Automotive Technology

Contact Us

Charles DeBernardi

Assistant Professor of Automotive Technology

Phone  |  618-545-3369

Main Campus


Phone  |  618-545-3040

Fax  |  618-545-3393

Main Campus

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