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HVAC/R - Air Conditioning

Advanced Certificate

Program Overview

Get the training you need to be a service technician in the air conditioning service industry. Learn to test, troubleshoot, repair, install and sell air conditioning appliances. 

Continue your education and get additional related specialized certificates and an Associate's Degree in HVAC/R Service Technology.

Earning Potential

Demand in this field is growing. It is estimated that job growth will increase about 7% over the next 10 years.

In this field, it is estimated you could earn $42,400 a year.

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Likely Careers

  • HVAC/R Mechanic
  • Maintenance/Repair Worker
  • HVAC/R Air Conditioning Specialist
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About Delta's Program

One of the very best things about Delta College is your ability to start here and go anywhere. It's a smart choice! You can start your HVAC/R education with a specialized certificate, continue to an associate's degree and earn credits to transfer if your goal is a bachelor's degree.

Study these areas of HVAC/R for the Air Conditioning Advanced Certificate:

  • Air conditioning
  • Applied electricity
  • Refrigeration and A/C
  • HVAC system design
Program costs

Total credits: 32

Fee Cost
In-district tuition and fees $3,768
Out-district tuition and fees $6,024
Books and supplies $2,080
Additional supplies $5

*Program costs listed are estimated and are subject to change at any time. Students will receive final costs at the time of course registration each semester.

Why you should choose Delta


Life is busy. But that shouldn't get in the way of your education. Delta offers classes at night, on weekends and online to make taking classes and getting that degree easier. Plus, Delta has learning centers so you can take classes even closer to home.  


Free tutoring

At the Teaching Learning Center, located in the Library, we offer tutoring on a wide variety of subjects, and help with developing study and learning skills. Most tutoring is on a walk-in basis but we do have some online tutoring options.

Best of all, it's free for currently enrolled Delta students. Just another way we demonstrate our commitment to helping students succeed.


Honors Program

The specially-designed courses emphasize creative and critical thinking, providing a unique learning experience. You have more exploration of the subject area with increased faculty and student interaction. Make the most of your Delta experience. Join Honors!


Facts & Figures

Student to professor ratio

With a student to professor ratio of 18 to 1, our students get personal attention.

Associate’s salary

An associate’s degree earns you 35% more income on average.

Related Programs

Delta College offers over 150 degree, certificate and training options. Continue exploring and advancing your education with these related programs: