Heating, Ventilation & Air Conditioning
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Program Description for HVAC
The mission of the Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning (HVAC) program at Eastern Iowa Community Colleges is to deliver high-quality education and training that:
- prepares a skilled Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning workforce
- meets or exceeds the standards of the HVAC Excellence accreditation
- provides affordable access to higher education,
- builds and strengthens our communities.
This program provides all of the skills necessary to gain meaningful employment as an entry-level Heating, Ventilation & Air Conditioning (HVAC) technician.
Our students obtain extensive hands-on experience in the repair, maintenance and installation of a wide variety of heating, air conditioning and ventilation systems.
Both residential and commercial systems are covered to provide students with a wide
variety of experience. Classes in HVAC are taught by lecture and followed by appropriate
laboratory experiences, building both hands-on and application skills. The HVAC program
will provide the opportunity for students to complete Industry Competency Residential
and Light Commercial Competency Exams.
Award Options for HVAC
Job Outlook for HVAC
Employment of heating, air-conditioning, and refrigeration mechanics and installers is projected to increase 34 percent during the 2010-20 decade, much faster than the average for all occupations. As the population and stock of buildings grows, so does the demand for residential, commercial, and industrial climate-control systems. Median hourly wages of heating, air conditioning, and refrigeration mechanics and installers were $19.08 in May 2010. The middle 50 percent earned between $14.94 and $24.84 an hour. The lowest 10 percent earned less than $12.19, and the top 10 percent earned more than $30.59.
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The HVAC program and curriculum at EICC is fully accredited by HVAC Excellence. It is the only HVAC program in the state of Iowa to receive this accreditation.
Locations: Scott Community College
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- Muscatine Community College, 563-288-6000
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It is the policy of Eastern Iowa Community College District not to discriminate in its programs, activities, or employment on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, creed, religion, and actual or potential family, parental or marital status, as required by the Iowa Code §§216.6 and 216.9, Titles VI and VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (42 U.S.C. §§ 2000d and 2000e), the Equal Pay Act of 1973 (29 U.S.C. § 206, et seq.), Title IX (Educational Amendments, 20 U.S.C. §§ 1681-1688), Section 504 (Rehabilitation Act of 1973, 29 U.S.C. § 794), and Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act (42 U.S.C. § 12101, et seq.). If you have questions or complaints related to compliance with this policy, please contact Debora J. Sullivan, Equal Employment Opportunity Officer/Equity Coordinator, Eastern Iowa Community College District, 101 West Third Street, Davenport, Iowa 52801, 563-336-3487, firstname.lastname@example.org or the Director of the Office for Civil Rights, U.S. Department of Education, Citigroup Center, 500 West Madison Street, Suite 1475, Chicago, Illinois 60661-7204, phone number 312-730-1560, fax 312-730-1576, OCR.Chicago@ed.gov.