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HVAC

HVAC Program Description

As one of the in-demand jobs nationally and specifically in Ohio with job growth projected at 15%, students will receive training in heating, ventilation, air conditioning and refrigeration, working towards industry-recognized certifications and troubleshooting techniques to be job-ready upon graduation. Students will gain on-the-job training from industry partners throughout the curriculum as well as in lab scenario training on installation and maintenance.

Hocking College offers all-inclusive pricing and works with students to assure they have complete college funding, including financial aid, before they start classes. Please reference the course curriculum tab for program costs.

All-inclusive pricing includes the following:

PER SEMESTER

$300......Learning Fee

$20........Health Center Services

$75........Career Center Services

OPTIONAL

$53......Parking

$275....Smart Start*

Pricing for housing and meal plans can be found here.

*Recommended for all first-year college students.

The following general or core outcomes are work and life skills, behaviors and attitudes cultivated in all students seeking an Associate of Technical Study in Construction Management: HVAC:

  • Apply understanding of and engage in safety practices essential to the construction trades.
  • Perform planning and estimating for trade-based projects that ensure the efficiency of a project from concept to completion.
  • Ability to perform calculations on heat loss and heat gain loads for residential and commercial structures.
  • Demonstrate proficiency and a working knowledge of electrical components, mechanical components, sheet metal fabrication, piping, and tubing.
  • Analyze, test, troubleshoot, and repair components, circuits, and basic industrial systems.
     

Outcomes from the HVAC Program at Hocking College

The following outcomes are skills, behaviors and attitudes cultivated in students seeking an Associate of Technical Study in Construction Management: HVAC Degree:

  • Apply understanding of and engage in safety practices essential to the construction trades.
  • Perform planning and estimating for trade-based projects that ensure the efficiency of a project from concept to completion.
  • Ability to perform calculations on heat loss and heat gain loads for residential and commercial structures.
  • Demonstrate proficiency and a working knowledge of electrical components, mechanical components, sheet metal fabrication, piping, and tubing.
  • Analyze, test, troubleshoot, and repair components, circuits, and basic industrial systems.

Student Learning Outcomes (SLOs) are statements of what a student will be able to do when they have completed a program. They represent the knowledge and skills a program has determined are most important for students to gain from that program and include both the Success Skills (institutional outcomes) and Program Outcomes. SLOs are specific and measurable so the program can accurately assess the degree to which students have achieved each outcome, and they align with college and institution mission and values. Data on the achievement of SLOs is used to make improvements in the program and increase student success. 

Success Skills

  • CE - Communicates Effectively
  • PA - Maintains Professional Skills and Attitudes
  • CT - Demonstrates Learning Critical Thinking, and Problem Solving Skills
  • ET - Maintains a Code of Ethics
  • HR - Practices Human Relations Skills
  • MS - Demonstrates Math Skills
  • GA - Demonstrates Community, Cultural and Global Awareness
  • IT - Implements Career-Appropriate Technology

To learn more about each of these, click here.


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