Residential Heating, Cooling and Air Conditioning Technology Requirements  

1-year Diploma | 32 Credits

Admission Criteria   Technology Requirements   Additional PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS


Residential Heating & Air Conditioning Technology, Diploma

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Admission Criteria  

1 of the following: 
  • HS GPA: 2.0 GPA - English and Math “C” average or higher 
  • GED: 450 
  • ACT: 15 
  • SAT: 830
  • College GPA: 2.0 GPA - Based on 12+ credits. 
  • Professional Discretion 
Students not meeting one of the above criteria are required to take the Next-Generation ACCUPLACER: 
  • Arithmetic: 217 
  • Writing: 240 

Additional Program Requirements

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 College'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 I.T. Support Center.


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