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Controlling Systems Technician

Students in this program learn various automated systems used to control all aspect of a building’s climate. Student will attain a basic understanding of electronic and electrical components as it is applied to HVAC/R. Students will also learn to manipulate building environments as part of the control process as well as installation and repair.

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2016-2017 Program Dates

Part-Time (M-Th, 5-9 p.m.)

  • 8/22/2016 – 4/20/2017
  • 1/9/2017 – Fall 2017


Program Cost



Code Course Credits
HVA 100 Safety Training for the Trades 0.50
HVA 102 Basic Refrigeration 4.00
HVA 105 Electricity for HVAC/R 4.00
HVA 104 Electrical Components 4.00
HVA 251 Building Automation I, Installer 4.00
HVA 252 Building Automation II, Service 4.00
HVA 253 Building Automation III, Advanced Operations 4.00

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Earning Potential

Entry Level

Hourly Pay:  $14.69
Annual Salary: $30,560


Hourly Pay: $26.75
Annual Salary: $55,640


To what types of jobs do these skills apply?

  • HVAC installers
  • HVAC service techs
  • HVAC design engineers


What types of companies might hire me?

  • Air conditioning supply companies 
  • Building contractors 
  • Building management companies 
  • Heating & air conditioning contractors
  • Hotel/motel maintenance departments 
  • Plumbing companies 
  • Retailers 
  • Wholesale supply houses

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