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HVAC/R Certified Technician (voucher included)


Learn heating, ventilation, air conditioning and refrigeration through this online training

The University of Central Missouri HVAC/R Certified Technician certificate program will provide you with the skills needed by installers and technicians who are seeking HVAC certification. Tuition includes paid exam vouchers for industry-recognized certifications. Average salary for this occupation is approximately $48,400 with new job demand estimated at 1,273 over the next five years. Through this program, students earn an industry-recognized certificate and continuing education units which may not be applied to a degree program and are not eligible for federal financial aid.

UCM certificate cost icon   $2,895
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Online, self-paced course with open enrollment

Contact hours icon    330 hours  Prerequesites checklist icon  

High-school diploma or GED as well as one to two years of industry experience.


Earn industry-recognized certificates that prepare you for high-demand careerman-fixing-equipment

Your tuition includes vouchers for your selection among the following exams:

  • Principles of Electrical and Refrigeration (Core) exam
  • Professional Technician exam
  • EPA 608 exam

These advanced certifications demonstrate to employers that you are ready to make an immediate impact within their organizations. Students receive a rich, foundational knowledge of heating, ventilation, air conditioning and refrigeration systems as well as formal education and cutting-edge simulations for practice. Through Ed2Go, you will receive support from your course instructor and also be assigned a student advisor for academic support.


What you will learn

  • Heat, temperature and pressure
  • Matter and energy
  • Refrigeration and refrigerants
  • General safety practices
  • Tools and equipment
  • Fasteners, tubing and piping
  • Basic electricity and magnetism
  • Automatic controls
  • Troubleshooting
  • Electric motors
  • Commercial refrigeration
  • Air conditioning
  • All-weather systems
  • Simulation challenges


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