Algonquin College

Heating, Refrigeration, and Air Conditioning Technician

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Program Information

School:Algonquin College
Faculty:Algonquin Centre for Construction Excellence
Degree:Diploma; Apprenticeship
Field of Study:Heating, AC and Refrig. Tech./Technician
Description:This two-year Ontario College Diploma program, delivered in a compressed format over 45 weeks, prepares students for employment in the heating, refrigeration and air conditioning industry. The goal of the program is to provide students with a foundation of knowledge and skills upon which they can build a lifelong career including the potential for a head start on an apprenticeship. The Algonquin Centre for Construction Excellence (ACCE) facility is fully outfitted with up-to-date equipment and tools allowing Algonquin to teach both traditional, as well as advanced technology used in today`s heating, refrigeration and air conditioning industry.

This program is delivered over three consecutive levels. After successful completion of the provincial practical requirements at the end of the second 15 week term, successful students may apply to write for their Oil Burner Technician 3 (OBT3) and Gas Technician 3 (G3) certificates of qualification. After successful completion of the provincial practical requirements at the end of the final 15-week term successful students may apply to write for their OBT2 and G2 certificates of qualification.
URL:Heating, Refrigeration, and Air Conditioning Technician at Algonquin College
Course Based:Yes
Length:45 Week(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $9,290
International: $22,641

Amounts include tuition fee, program specific lab and material fees, applicable eText fees, Students` Association fees and compulsory ancillary fees. Books, supplies, and Technical Standards and Safety Authority (TSSA) certification exam fees total approximately $3700 for the entire program, this includes all gas and oil text book packages ($2700) which are required in Level 01. Books and supplies can be purchased at the campus store.
Careers:Refrigeration and Air Conditioning MechanicsAppliance Servicers/Technicians

Admission Requirements

Prerequisites:*

These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.

  •  Grade12 English 
  •  Grade12 Mathematics 

English, Grade 12 (ENG4C or equivalent). Mathematics, Grade 12 (MAP4C or equivalent). Mathematics, Grade 12 (MCT4C is recommended).

* We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

Modified on July 24, 2016