Residential Heating, Cooling and Air Conditioning Technology Requirements  

Admission Criteria   Technology Requirements   Additional PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS

Curriculum 

FALL SEMESTER
  • SSS 100 - Student Success Seminar - 2 Credit Hours 
  • RA 110 - Basic Electricity - 4 Credit Hours 
  • RA 111 - Basic Refrigeration - 4 Credit Hours 
  • RA 112 - Basic Heating Systems - 3 Credit Hours 
  • RA 113 - Sheet Metal Layout and Fabrication - 3 Credit Hours 
  • RA 114 - Essential Skills in the Workplace - 2 Credit Hours 
  • MATH 100 - College Math - 3 Credit Hours
SPRING SEMESTER
  • ENGL 100 - Communication in the Workplace - 3 Credit Hours OR 
    • ENGL 101T - Composition - 3 Credit Hours 
  • CIS 101 - Computer Essentials - 2 Credit Hours 
  • RA 120 - Heating/Troubleshooting - 5 Credit Hours 
  • RA 121 - Air Conditioning Installation - 2 Credit Hours 
  • RA 122 - Air Conditioning/Troubleshooting - 3 Credit Hours

See Additional Details in Catalog 

Admission Criteria  

1 of the following: 
  • HS GPA: 2.0 GPA - English and Math “C” average or higher 
  • GED: 450 
  • ACT: 15 
  • SAT: 830–870 
  • College GPA: 2.0 GPA - Based on 12+ credits 
  • Professional Discretion 
If students do not meet one of the above requirements, they are required to take the Next-Generation ACCUPLACER: 
  • Writing: 240 
  • Arithmetic: 217  

Additional Program Requirements

Tools
General hand tools and some specialty tools are required and may be purchased through the bookstore. A complete tool kit is not required; each tool can be purchased as individual items.

Safety Test
At the end of JumpStart, after safety presentations and lab tours, HVAC/R students are required to take a Safety Test. The test is administered on paper. Students must achieve a score of 100% before continuing in the program and are limited to three attempts. 

Technology Requirements

Southeast Technical Institute's Residential Heating & Air Conditioning Technology program is a Bring Your Own Laptop (BYOL) program. You may purchase a laptop on your own or from the Southeast Tech Support Center.

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