Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning/Refrigeration

About

Classroom and shop learning experiences include theory, application, and service of air  conditioning and refrigeration equipment.  Included are print reading, basic electronics,  pneumatics, math, programmable controllers, refrigerant containment certification (EPA  certification), and heat pump technology.  Upon completion, students are prepared to enter jobs as service technicians in a variety of domestic, industrial, and commercial settings.

TCAT Covington program has been accredited by the HVAC Excellence program.

Overview

Information Detail
Time Commitment Full Time, Part Time, Your Own Pace
Typical Program Length 16 Months
Clock Hours 1,728
Class Type Day, Night
Credentials Certificate, Diploma
Scholarship/TN Promise Eligible Yes (see Financial Aid)
Total Tuition/Fees $6,826.00
Textbook/Supplies Cost $901.00
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Program Options

Option NameHoursCredentials
HVAC Mechanic Assistant432Certificate
Domestic Unit Repair864Certificate
Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning Technician1296Diploma
Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration Technician1728Diploma

Campus Locations

Main Campus
1600 Hwy 51 South
Covington, TN 38019

Job Duties

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

Job Outlook

Bright Outlook: Yes

Currently employed in the area: 5,730

Current job openings per year: 230

Salary Range

$35,000
to
$59,200

Curriculum/Courses

First Trimester: 
Worker Characteristic
Technical Foundations
Shop Safety
Refrigeration and Fundamentals
Tools Equipment and Shop Practices
Electricity and Controls I
Green Awareness
Installation
OSHA
Worker Characteristic
Employment Readiness Exam
Second Trimester: 
Introduction to System Service
Basic Automatic Controls
Worker Characteristic
Motors
Domestic Appliances
EPA
Employment Readiness Exam
Third Trimester: 
Worker Characteristic
Gas Electric and Heat
Air Conditioning (Cooling)
Heat Pumps
Carbon Monoxide
All Weather Systems Exam
Fourth Trimester: 
Electricity & Controls II
Commerical Refrigeration
Employment Readiness Exam
Worker Characteristic

Books and Supplies Lists

Instructors

Jimmy Dawson
Jimmy Dawson
901-475-2526 x26
Dylan Sumner
901-475-2526 x26

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