Those seeking positions in:
- Facilities management
- HVAC system design, development, maintenance and repair
- Other related fields
What You'll Learn
- Learn the principles and practices to effectively design, implement and maintain HVAC systems.
- Examine new technology and best practices currently being utilized in systems.
- Review and understand real design challenges and performance measures.
- View current systems to evaluate designs and maintenance issues.
- Examine the application of controls and equipment, especially in the areas of commercial and industrial projects.
What You Can Do With This Certificate
Positions are available in a variety of industries all over the world, and can be found in private companies, government, or nonprofit organizations. They might include:
- HVAC Specialists
- Refrigeration Mechanic
- HVAC Installer
- Field Manager
“Now that I have earned my award, I have a higher level of theoretical and practical knowledge. I'm looking forward to using my new expertise in HVAC.”
Senior Custodian, Building Services
UCR Physical Plant
Earning the Certificate
Prior to enrolling, please ensure that you meet the following minimum requirements:
- High school education or equivalent
For more information see How to Earn a Certificate
Our certificate programs are designed to be flexible, allowing you the option to take just a few courses or to earn the complete certificate. If choosing to complete the certificate, we recommend you get the most out of your experience by following the suggested completion path below.
Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning (HVAC) Systems
Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning (HVAC): Equipment and Controls
Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning (HVAC): Principles and Practice
“Whatever your goal, completing a professional certificate program will give you confidence to reach for the top. Join thousands of UCR Extension students whose lives have been transformed by our programs.”
Dr. Sharon Duffy
UCR Extension Professional Studies
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