CURRICULAR GUIDE

Heat & Air Cond/Building Maint
Certificate of Achievement

Curriculum Code: 0832  (Effective Fall 2002 - Summer 2007)

Students in this program may select either the Heating, Air Conditioning and
Refrigeration specialty (HVAC/R) or the Building Maintenance specialty.  Students
selecting the HVAC/R option will receive instruction on how to install, service,
and maintain heating, air conditioning, and refrigeration systems, including
sheet metal and electrical, to prepare for entry-level positions.  Students
selecting the building maintenance option will learn through practical hands-on
courses that will provide them with the necessary technical knowledge and skills
needed for an entry-level position in the maintenance of residential and
commercial buildings.
Students should see Course Descriptions or Course Offerings for course
prerequisite information.  See the Assessment and Placement Testing section for
skills assessment and advising information.

Contact the Construction and Maintenance Technologies Department, Gannon
Vocational-Technical Center, Room 1380, telephone number (517) 483-1336.

REQUIREMENTS                                                TOTAL:  24 CREDITS
CODE        TITLE                                                 CREDIT HOURS
HVAC 100    Fundamentals of HVAC                                             3
HVAC 105    Sheet Metal Fabrication/Instal                                   2
HVAC 110    Applied Electricity I                                            2
HVAC 111    Applied Electricity II                                           2
HVAC 120    Heating I                                                        4
HVAC 130    Air Conditioning I                                               4
HVAC 211    Schematics                                                       3
HVAC 220    Heating II                                                       4

LIMITED CHOICE REQUIREMENTS                              TOTAL:  12-16 CREDITS
Complete the indicated number of credits from each CHOICE listed below.

CHOICE 1:   HVAC Specialty (Choose 1 Subchoice)                  12-16 Credits
Subchoice 1A: HVAC/R Technician
HVAC 201    Mechanical Code                                                  4
HVAC 230    Air Conditioning II                                              4
HVAC 240    Refrigeration I                                                  4
HVAC 241    Refrigeration II                                                 4

Subchoice 1B: Building Maintenance Technician                                 
BLDT 101    Basic Woodworking (See Note 1)                                   2
BLDT 121    Residential Framing                                              4
BLDT 126    Interior Carpentry                                               4
BLDT 132    General Home Maintenance                                         2
            MINIMUM TOTAL                                                   36

1.    Students who have experience in woodworking may be able to take an
      individual project lab course (BLDR 110 or BLDR 112) in place of BLDT 101.

Students should see course descriptions to find out when departments plan to
offer courses.  Students who for any reason are unable to follow the course
sequence suggested below (for example, those who are part-time, have transferred
in courses from another school, or have prerequisites to fulfill) should contact
an academic advisor or counselor for help with adjustments.
HVAC/R Technician
I                 II                III               IV
HVAC 100          HVAC 111          HVAC 201          HVAC 241
HVAC 105          HVAC 120          HVAC 220
HVAC 110          HVAC 130          HVAC 230
                  HVAC 211          HVAC 240

Building Maintenance Technician
I                 II                III               IV
HVAC 100          HVAC 111          BLDT 101          BLDT 126
HVAC 105          HVAC 120          BLDT 121          BLDT 132
HVAC 110          HVAC 130          HVAC 220
                  HVAC 211