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Heating, Ventilation, Air-Conditioning, and Refrigeration Technology


(VC-HAC; TC-HAC; AAS-HAC)

Program Description:


Heating, Ventilation, Air-Conditioning, and Refrigeration Technology is a postsecondary instructional program that prepares individuals to work in engineering departments or private firms installing, maintaining, and operating small or medium air-conditioning, heating, and refrigeration systems.  Instruction prepares individuals to work in a commercial setting performing special tasks relating to designing ductwork, assembly, installation, servicing, operation, and maintenance of heating, cooling, and refrigeration systems according to the standards of the American Society of Heating, Refrigeration, and Air-Conditioning Engineers, Inc., Air-Conditioning Contractors of America (ACCA), Air-Conditioning Heating Refrigeration Institute (AHRI), and others.  Included are air-conditioning, heating, and refrigeration devices; equipment, techniques, and systems; and maintenance and operation of these systems.  Industry standards referenced are from the National Center for Construction Education and Research (NCCER).

Campus Location:


Raymond - 601.857.3316

Technical Certificate


**Completion Award: Technical Certificate in Heating, Ventilation, Air-Conditioning, and Refrigeration Technology 45 SH


Associate of Applied Science


**Completion Award: Associate of Applied Science in Heating, Ventilation, Air-Conditioning, and Refrigeration Technology 60-62 SH



**Additional Graduation Requirements:

  • Orientation - Any student (first-time, transfer, and part-time) who begins at Hinds Fall 2007 and later will be required to take Orientation (LLS 1312 /RST 1312 ) to graduate from the College. Exception: Orientation credit (1-3 hrs) transferred to Hinds from another college will satisfy our orientation requirement.
  • Assessment - An Assessment Prep review course(s) and Skills Assessment exam(s) are required to graduate from this program.