School of Business and Technology

Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning and Refrigeration (HVACR)


  • Level 1 Certificate in HVAC and Refrigeration – Commercial

  • Level 1 Certificate in HVAC – Residential

The heating, ventilation, air conditioning and refrigeration (HVACR) program prepares students for a career in technical service of residential or light commercial/industrial environmental systems. Students study the mechanical and electrical/electronic systems involved in contemporary environmental controls. In the HVAC program, students learn to maintain, diagnose, and correct problems throughout all parts of the system. The HVACR program prepares graduates for entry-level employment and leads to target jobs in deep east Texas.

Recommended Course Sequence

Degree Pathway


  • Prerequisites to enter the program as a Level 1 certificate major include a high school diploma or GED. Entrance testing is not required. 
  • Students who do not have a high school diploma or GED may co-enroll as Level 1 certificate students and GED students through Adult Education and Literacy at Angelina College (936-633-4525). 
  • Students who have a high school diploma or GED may also enter the program as associate degree (AAS) students. TSI entrance scores are required.


Employers: Are you sponsoring an employee for training? Contact Lex Hernandez at lhernandez@angelina.edu to receive registration and general updates related to the HVACR program at AC.

Students: Do you have questions about the program? Contact the Business and Technology Success Coach at tw@angelina.edu. Or, contact Stephen Hammonds, lead instructor, at shammonds@angelina.edu.

If you would like to meet with an instructor (optional), contact Kelli Kirkpatrick at kkirkpatrick@angelina.edu or 936- 633-5447.        

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