Heating, Ventilation & Air Conditioning

This program will prepare students for entry-level positions within the HVAC career field. The curriculum consists of a series of theory courses provided through distance learning and relational plumbing and electrical classes that provide the “hands-on” experience of applying the theory. All courses are taught to the standards of performance required for the North AmericanTechnician Excellence (NATE) certification. Graduates of the HVAC short term certificate possess the entry level skills required to:

  • Install a light commercial and residential heating, air conditioning, ventilation and/or refrigeration system;
  • Start up and evaluate new systems for proper performance;
  • Maintain existing heating, air conditioning, ventilation and/or refrigeration systems;
  • Troubleshoot and repair systems that are not performing to standards; and
  • Design systems for light commercial and residential application including choosing the correct equipment and the proper distribution of the conditioned air.

Program Requirements

See the Academic Catalog.

For general information,

William Richards, OT Navigator
OT 204
(406) 756-4862


Pete Wade
OT 108
(406) 756-3968

For general information, contact the Admissions Office: (406) 756-3847.
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