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HVAC/R - Heating

Advanced Certificate

Program Overview

Get ready to work in HVAC. Train to be a service technician in the heating service industry. Learn to test, troubleshoot, repair, install, and sell a wide range of mechanical and electrical appliances.

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

Earning Potential

Demand in this field is growing. It is estimated that job growth will also 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 Heating 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 heating advanced certificate:

  • Heating systems fundamentals
  • Applied electricity
  • Sheet metal layout
  • HVAC system design
  • Hydronic and oil heating
Program costs

Total credits: 22

Fee Cost
In-district tuition and fees $2,603
Out-district tuition and fees $4,154
Books and supplies $1,430
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.


Facts & Figures

One in eight

1 in 8 people in our community age 17-70 have taken a class at Delta.


With over 900 faculty and staff members, Delta is the 4th largest employer in the area.

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