Industry certification, Community college certification
Method of Delivery
Daytime Hours, Evening Hours, Weekends
Instructional Program (CIP)
Location: PCC Downtown Campus, Tucson, AZ
FOR PROGRAM INFORMATION CONTACT 520-206-7018
A. Course Objective: Gain the knowledge and skills you need to succeed in the HVAC-R field at Pima Community College. Our HVAC training program covers diagnostic techniques, and the principles of mechanics, electricity and electronics as they relate to repair, installation, service and maintenance of HVAC-R systems.
Competencies to be achieved: Upon successful completion of the HVAC-R Technician Certificate program, the learner will be able to:
• Demonstrate understanding of industry standards and practice
• Interpret blueprints and schematics
B. Total Cost of Program (include all costs to student including testing, licensure):
C. Provide a list of all books required for the program (even if cost of books is included in tuition): Each course has a required textbook indicated in the course syllabus. For additional information contact lead faculty 520-206-7018
D. Provide a list of all supplies required for the program (even if costs are included in tuition):
Safety glasses and gloves, shop supplies, PPE and hand tools .For additional information contact lead faculty 520-206- 7018
E. WIOA Contact for Enrollment Status /Credential Verification:
Name: Cliff Shuttleworth
Phone number: 520-724-5722
F. Direct Website link to the program: https:
G. Additional information:
• Background check requirements for licensing and background restrictions for working in the occupation: Fingerprinting and criminal background information may be a part of many state and federal licensing and certification processes.
• Other requirements needed: N/A
H. Refund Policy (provide a summary if Refund policy is not listed on school website): https://www.pima.edu/paying-for-college/paying-your-bill/refunds.html
I. Credentials: (The following questions must be answered along with a supporting explanation for each)
• Industry Recognized: (Developed and offered by, or endorsed by a nationally-recognized industry association or organization representing a sizeable portion of the industry sector)
Yes or No: No,
Nationally Recognized Industry Association or Organization:
• Stackable: (Part of a sequence of credentials)
Yes or No: Yes,
Career Pathway: Continue your studies by taking classes in the Building and Construction associate’s degree program
• Portable: (Recognized in other geographical areas; by other educational institutions; or by other industries/companies)
Yes or No (Explain): Training is recognized in other geographic areas.
• Accredited Curriculum: (This is referring to the course being accredited, not the test or school)
Yes or No: The courses in this award are accredited through the Higher Learning Commission, but not by a separate accrediting agency
Accrediting Agency and link to website: https://www.hlcommission.org/
J. Credential Attainment Rate: Percentage of students in the last 24 months who obtained a postsecondary credential, or secondary school diploma or its recognized equivalent, during participation or within one year after exit from the training program.
Program Length (Weeks)
WIOA Approved Program
Curriculum Competency Based
Pima Community College,Downtown Campus, Tucson, AZ
6 - Pima County Workforce Investment Board
Type of Attainment:
Advanced Certificate, preparation for State Exam
Type of financial aid offered or have access to
Is the proposed curriculum currently certified by an accrediting agency or similar national standardization program?
Is this proposed curriculum considered a nontraditional program of training services for women?
Is this proposed curriculum considered a nontraditional program of training services for men?
$2,871.00 In State Tuition
$10,180.50 Out of State Tuition
$226.50 Ea Sem $15 + Stud Serv & Tech Fee ea crd $3; $2.50
Supplies/Materials/Hand Tools (not included in tuition)
$775.00 Supplies, Lab Fees
Total In-State Program Cost
Total Out-of-State Program Cost