Heating, Ventilating, Air Conditioning & Refrigeration

Top Heating, Ventilating, Air Conditioning & Refrigeration (HVAC/R) Program in Northeast Ohio & Cleveland Area

Questions? Call us NOW at (440) 891-7600!

Click here to check out the success story of Bill Dean, a former Adult Education Heating, Ventilating, Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Graduate!

(600 Hours) Financial Aid Eligible Program (For those who qualify)

The highly trained technicians in the Heating, Ventilating, Air Conditioning and Refrigeration (HVAC/R) profession maintain the complex HVAC/R systems used in residential, light industrial, and commercial buildings. Trained technicians have job stability and high earning potential.

The HVAC/R program at Polaris Career Center will help the student access this growing field. This program takes place in a comprehensive classroom and practical learning environment.

The course includes:

  • Introduction to Construction and Maintenance (Core Curriculum)
  • HVAC/R safety relates issues
  • Heating, Ventilating, Air Conditioning & Refrigeration (HVAC/R)
  • Heating & air conditioning installation procedures
  • Understanding schematics
  • Airside systems
  • Proper venting
  • CFC Refrigerant Recovery/Recycling Certification
  • ICE Certification
  • Duct work
  • Electrical code & electrical controls
  • Mechanical maintenance
  • Air properties & balancing
  • Heating & air conditioning diagnostic techniques
  • Refrigeration troubleshooting
  • Customer service
  • Employability skills

All instructional materials, as well as the CFC Refrigerant Recovery/Recycling and ICE certification examination fees, are included. All students are given the opportunity to earn National Center for Construction Education & Research (NCCER) certification in Core Curriculum.


Fall 2014 – Day
Monday – Thursday, 8:00 AM – 4:30 PM
September 2, 2014 – January 21, 2015 (approximate ending date)

Fall 2014 – Evening
Monday – Thursday, 5:00 PM – 10:00 PM
September 15, 2014 – May 5, 2015 (approximate ending date)

Spring 2015 – Day
Monday – Thursday, 8:00 AM – 4:30 PM
February 2, 2015 – June 8, 2015 (approximate ending date)

Tuition Fee: $8,495 (includes non-refundable materials fee of $410)
Tuition includes textbooks and certification examination fees.
Student can expect the following additional costs: none.

Qualifies for CT2 Career Technical College Credit
College credit can be received via the Ohio Board of Regents Career Technical Transfer Guarantee System (CT2). Detailed information is available at www.transfercredit.ohio.gov.

Registration begins at the Information Night on Thursday, May 8, 2014.

Call Elaine Byrd at (440) 891-7697 or Mary Koeka at (440) 891-7653 for more information.

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