Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning & Refrigeration

Do you like working with your hands? Are you interested in earning a living while you study?

DVC's heating, ventilation, air conditioning, and refrigeration (HVACR) program is a great option for anyone who is interested in a hands-on career as a residential, commercial, or industrial HVACR mechanic and installer. Become an apprentice and you can earn money as you complete the program, gaining the skills and knowledge necessary for your success in the industry.

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Career Opportunities

The heating, ventilation, air conditioning and refrigeration (HVACR) program will prepare you for work in a variety of occupations and career paths, including:

  • Heating and Air Conditioning Mechanic
  • Refrigeration Mechanic and Installer

Degrees and Certificates

Change your life with a heating, ventilation, air conditioning and refrigeration (HVACR) degree and/or certificate. Our program gives you options to explore.

About degrees and certificates

A certificate readily prepares you to enter a particular field or career. It can also give you new skills for advancement in the workplace.

Associate Degrees:
An associate degree requires a broader education for career options in a range of industries. It's a great step towards earning a bachelor degree at a four-year school or entering the workforce sooner.

Associate Degrees for Transfer:
A transfer degree is equivalent to the first two years of a bachelor’s degree program. Earning one can guarantee admission to California State Universities, some private and online universities, and Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs). ADTs, along with a transfer agreement guarantee (TAG) with the University of California system can help you achieve your goals for less. Learn about transfer services.