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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

Interested in a career in heating and cooling technology? Learn more about our region’s employment outlook and career opportunities you can pursue in this field of study.

Install, service or repair heating and air conditioning systems in residences or commercial establishments.

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are currently employed within Bay, Midland, Saginaw and Tuscola counties.

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of current workers will reach retirement age within the next ten years.

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Perform work involving the skills of two or more maintenance or craft occupations to keep machines, mechanical equipment or the structure of an establishment in repair. Duties may involve pipe fitting, boiler making, insulating, welding, machining, carpentry, repairing electrical or mechanical equipment, installing, aligning and balancing new equipment, and repairing buildings, floors or stairs.

median annual salary
annual job openings

are currently employed within Bay, Midland, Saginaw and Tuscola counties.

This number is expected to over the next four years.

of current workers will reach retirement age within the next ten years.

Visit Career Coach for more details.

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Design, develop or evaluate energy-related projects or programs to reduce energy costs or improve energy efficiency during the designing, building or remodeling stages of construction. May specialize in electrical systems including heating, ventilation and air-conditioning (HVAC) systems such as, green buildings, lighting, air quality or energy procurement.

median annual salary
annual job openings

are currently employed within Bay, Midland, Saginaw and Tuscola counties.

This number is expected to over the next four years.

of current workers will reach retirement age within the next ten years.

Visit Career Coach for more details.

Map of Michigan with Delta College's region highlighted.

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 

Convenience

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.  

EXPLORE YOUR OPTIONS

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.

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Facts & Figures

One in eight

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

Briefcase

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


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