Air Conditioning Electrical Technician Certificate (ACK1)

The Air Conditioning Electrical Technician Certificate program prepares students in the air conditioning area of study to acquire competencies in electricity related to installation, service, and maintenance of electrical systems.

Employment Opportunities

Program graduates receive an Air Conditioning Electrical Technician Technical Certificate of Credit, which prepares the graduate for an entry-level position in the air conditioning electrical field.

Admissions Criteria

  • Submit a completed application and application fee;
  • Be at least 16 years of age;
  • Submit official high school transcript or GED transcript;
  • Submit official college transcripts, if applicable;
  • Meet the following assessment requirements:
Test Reading Writing Numerical Algebra
Accuplacer 36 30 23 NA
Accuplacer (Next Gen) 218 222 223 NA
Compass 70 32 26 NA
SAT 16 15 18 NA
SAT 270 280 310 NA
ACT 14 13 14 NA
ASSET 37 38 32 NA
PSAT 16 15 18 NA
GED NA 145 145 NA
TABE 461 NA 442 NA

Air Conditioning Electrical Technician Curriculum

The curriculum for the Air Conditioning Electrical Technician certificate program is designed for the semester system. Entrance dates into the program varies. To graduate, students must earn a minimum of 12 semester credit hours. The program requires a minimum of 270 contact hours and generally takes 1 semester to complete.

Program Courses

Occupational Courses (12 Credits)

AIRC 1030HVACR Electrical Fundamentals


AIRC 1040HVACR Electrical Motors


AIRC 1050HVACR Electrical Components & Control


AIRC 1030: “C” or higher grade is required for this course.

Program Costs

Tuition ($100 per credit hour): $1,200

Fees ($385 per semester):  $385

Books/Supplies: $250

Course Supply Fees: Air Conditioning Technology (click to find individual course fees)

(Costs are estimates and are subject to change.)