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HVAC/R - Commercial Refrigeration

Advanced Certificate

Program Overview

Interested in HVAC? Get the training to be a service technician in commercial refrigeration. Learn to test, troubleshoot, repair and install commercial refrigeration equipment. 

You can 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 it 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

  • Refrigeration Mechanic
  • Maintenance/Repair Worker
  • HVAC/R Commercial Refrigeration 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 commercial refrigeration advanced certificate:

  • Refrigeration fundamentals
  • Commercial refrigeration flow controls
  • Applied electricity
  • Refrigerant piping
  • HVAC system design
Program costs

Total credits: 34

Fee Cost
In-district tuition and fees 4,001
Out-district tuition and fees $6,398
Books and supplies $2,210
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.


State-of-the-art technology

Technology is a big deal! 

We want to make sure our students know the latest techniques so, when you graduate, you can hit the ground running. Plus, we're nationally recognized for our technology innovations – for four years running.


Facts & Figures


Our students get the latest technology so they can graduate and be ready to hit the ground running.

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Delta is nationally recognized as one of America's leading community colleges.

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