Electrical, Plumbing & HVAC
The Electrical, Plumbing & HVAC program is a two-year program. Basic Skills taught in this program include the installation, on-going operation, and troubleshooting of residential wiring, plumbing, and heating, ventilation, air conditioning and refrigeration systems. The course will teach knowledge and skills in basic electricity, installation of wiring, outlets, switches, blueprint reading, installation of copper and plastic supply lines and cast iron and plastic waste water lines, sheet metal patterns, welding, soldering, and piping. The goals of the program are to train the student for entry-level job positions, encouraging them to further their knowledge in apprenticeship programs and technical schools. The class also offers a chance to study for and take the EPA 608 Refrigeration License exam. Students completing the two-year program will have the opportunity to earn one-year credit towards apprenticeship training through the Plumbers & Steamfitters Local 166 JATC program. In order for apprenticeship credit to be earned, a student must first be accepted into JATC program. If students continue their education at University of Northwest Ohio, an articulation agreement exists. If students continue at Lincoln Tech, an affiliation exists.
Students may enroll in the Electrical, Plumbing & HVAC Program for two years beginning in their junior year. No prerequisites are required for this program. Six to twelve high school credits may be earned by participating in the class.
Students enrolled in Electrical, Plumbing & HVAC may be eligible to apply for the following dual credits over the course of their 2 years of instruction:
Ivy Tech Community College
1st Year Students
HVAC100 Introduction to HVAC Technology – 3 credits
HVAC101 Heating Fundamentals – 3 credits
2nd Year Students
HVAC103 Refrigeration I – 3 credits
HVAC107 Duct Fabrication and Installation – 3 credits
Students need to contact their Guidance Counselor for an application.
Students will pay only for personal classroom supplies such as notebooks, paper, pencils, etc.