Heating, Ventilation & Air Conditioning

Training Program

Credential(s) Offered

Industry certification

Method of Delivery

Hybrid or blended

When offered

Daytime Hours, Evening Hours

Instructional Program (CIP)

Heating, Air Conditioning, Ventilation and Refrigeration Maintenance Technology/Technician. 470201


A. Course Objective:
The objective of this program is to provide students with the knowledge and technical skills necessary to pursue entry-level employment in the heating, ventilation and air conditioning field, which includes selling, installing and maintaining residential equipment. The program is designed to provide students with instructions and hands-on training in areas such as: installation, maintenance, repair, troubleshooting and basic design of refrigeration heating and air conditioning systems along with a focus on service operations. The curriculum includes hands-on lab simulations to help prepare students for field service work typically performed by installation technicians, shop service technicians, repair technicians, and apprentice mechanics.

Competencies to be achieved: This program prepares students for entry-level positions, such as heating, ventilation, air conditioning, refrigeration, and preventive maintenance technicians.

B. Total Cost of Program (include all costs to student including testing, licensure): $10,000

C. Provide a list of all books required for the program (included in tuition):
? Refrigeration & Air Conditioning Technology 8 ed.
? Blueprints and Plans for HVAC 4ed.
? Building Automation: Control Devices and Applications
? EPA 608PM9 Study Guide

D. Provide a list of all supplies required for the program (included in tuition):
? Klien Meter CL312
? Goggles for HVAC Program

E. WIOA Contact for Enrollment Status /Credential Verification:
Name: Kitty Roberts
Phone number: (928)955-6852

F. Direct Website link to the program:

G. Additional information:
? Background check requirements for licensing and background restrictions for working in the occupation:
It is the responsibility of each student to read the certification, state board, or licensing requirements reflected in the program outline section of the catalog and program disclosures. Students are also advised that such requirements may change during the course of a program. The College cannot guarantee any student’s eligibility to sit for or pass an exam or to become licensed. Students are not automatically certified or licensed upon graduation.

For licensure, certification or registration requirements, please see the supplement insert in Catalog.

? Other requirements needed: N/A

H. Refund Policy (provide a summary if Refund policy is not listed on school website): Included in Website

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: Yes
Nationally Recognized Industry Association or Organization: The HVAC program includes two important certifications for HVAC professionals.

1. EPA Section 608 Certification for Stationary Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Federal regulations require that persons who work with regulated refrigerants be certified. The certification exam verifies that the person has read and understands the requirements of the Federal Clean Air Act. There are four categories of EPA certification:
Type I – Persons who maintain, service or repair small appliances must be certified as Type I Technicians
Type II – Persons who maintain, service, repair or dispose of high or very high pressure appliances, except for small appliances or motor vehicle air conditioning systems, must be certified as Type II technicians.
Type III – Persons who service, maintain, repair, or dispose of low pressure appliances must be certified as
Type III technicians.
Universal – Persons who maintain, service, repair, or dispose of small appliances as well as high and low pressure equipment, must be certified as Universal technicians. UEI College students will take the Universal Exam, which encompasses the other three certifications.

? Stackable: (Part of a sequence of credentials)
Yes or No: No
Career Pathway: N/A

? Portable: (Recognized in other geographical areas; by other educational institutions; or by other industries/companies)
Yes or No (Explain): No

? Accredited Curriculum: (This is referring to the course being accredited, not the test or school)
Yes or No: No
Accrediting Agency and link to website: N/A
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)




Entrance Requirements

High School Diploma or Equivalent


UEI College

WIOA Approved Program


Curriculum Competency Based


Training Location(s)

9215 N Black Canyon Hwy

Local WIB

5 - City of Phoenix, Phoenix Workforce Connection

Type of Attainment:


Name of Credential


Type of financial aid offered or have access to

Federal Direct Loans, Pell Grants, FSEOG

Refund Policy

Refer to course catalog, available on website

Is the proposed curriculum currently certified by an accrediting agency or similar national standardization program?

Yes - Accrediting Council for Continuing Education and T

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?


Cost Items

Books (Estimated)

$55.42 Included

In-State/District Tuition

$9,171.35 Tuition

Other Fees

$29.48 uniforms

Out-of-State/District Tuition

$9,171.35 Tuition

Supplies/Materials/Hand Tools (not included in tuition)


Total In-State Program Cost


Total Out-of-State Program Cost


Demand Occupation(s)

49-9021.00Heating, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration Mechanics and Installers
$14.00 per hour
17-2141.00Mechanical Engineers
$27.45 per hour
Required Certification: Universal R-410A Safety Training & Certification

Provider Status



9215 N Black Canyon Hwy, Phoenix, Arizona 85021

Phone Number

(623) 888-5261

Fax Number

(888) 314-3856

Web Address

Last Updated

May 13, 2021


Feb 07, 2014