Heating, Refrigeration & Air Conditioning Technician
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  • Program Length:
  • Two Year - Ontario College Diploma
  • Starts:
  • September

Program Vocational Learning Outcomes

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS
OSSD with the majority of courses at the College (C), University (U), University/College (M) or Open (O) level plus:
  • Grade 12 Math (C) or (U)
  • Senior level Physics recommended (C) or (U)
Mature students - See Admission Procedures for details.

PROGRAM OVERVIEW
The Heating, Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Technician program prepares graduates for entry level positions in: Electrical, Refrigeration, Sheet Metal or Heating and Air Conditioning Industries. Technicians in these fields require sound mechanical and problem solving abilities.

PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS
  • Apprenticeship possibilities following graduation in sheet metal, electrical or refrigeration and air conditioning trades.
  • Curriculum follows the prescribed TSSA Gas Technician 3 and Gas Technician 2 syllabus, providing an opportunity to become a LICENSED GAS TECHNICIAN (external certification through TSSA).
  • Eligible for Refrigeration Handling Certification (external certification through HRAI).
EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES
Apprenticeship possibilities and job prospects are excellent, with above average wages and steady employment. Graduates find work in heating, air conditioning, sheet metal, electrical and refrigeration contracting firms. Other opportunities include wholesale, distribution, parts and equipment manufacturing companies.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
  • Program Physical Demands Analysis: T207

YOUR INVESTMENT
The standard tuition and compulsory fees for the current academic year:

2016-2017 Tuition Fees

For programs with Experiential Learning (Work Placement/Internship): Costs for accommodation, if needed, travel and related expenses is at the student's own expense. It is recommended for most programs, that students have access to a laptop or desktop computer while away from home during experiential learning periods.

Textbooks and other materials are in addition to Tuition Fees. Textbook prices may be found through the Bookstore website.

Please be aware that tuition and compulsory fees are subject to adjustment each year. The College reserves the right to change, amend or alter fees as necessary without notice or prejudice.

DIPLOMA REQUIREMENTS


Code
Credit
Course Name
Semester 1
HRA106
4
Heating I
HRA116
4
Refrigeration I
HRA128
4
Sheet Metal I
HRA135
4
Electrical I
HRA119
1
Industrial Safety
LBS110G
3
Communication Across Cultures


Semester 2
HRA206
4
Heating II
HRA216
4
Refrigeration II
HRA228
4
Sheet Metal II
HRA235
4
Electrical II
HRA231
2
Gas Code G-3
ELEC1030
3
Choose An Elective
Code
Credit
Course Name
Semester 3
HRA306
4
Heating III
HRA316
4
Refrigeration III
HRA328
4
Sheet Metal III
HRA335
4
Electrical III
HRA307
2
Mechanical Systems I
MIC101
1
Introduction To Word-Processing Software
MIC103
1
Introduction To Spreadsheet Software

Semester 4
HRA406
4
Heating IV
HRA407
2
Mechanical Systems II
HRA408
3
Refrigeration IV
HRA428
4
Sheet Metal IV
PSE445G
3
Industrial Environmental Awareness
HRA418
3
HRAC Electronic Instrumentation