Air Conditioning Technology Program at Ashland Community and Technical College
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Air Conditioning Technology

The Air Conditioning Technology Program offers a variety of choices for people seeking entry-level jobs as well as currently employed individuals who wish to enhance their skills.

Servicing heating, air conditioning and refrigeration equipment is the focus of this program.  Academic courses, theory courses, and lab experiences are designed to promote success in the field.

Courses include Basic Refrigeration, Commercial Refrigeration, Cooling and Dehumidification Heating and Humidification, HVAC Electricity and Electrical Components.

Career Path

Students have many options to pursue in Refrigeration or Heating Ventilation and Air Conditioning. Individuals generally elect to work for a refrigeration and air conditioning contractor which often leads to self employment. Other common job opportunities include facilities air conditioning maintenance, Appliance repair, Duct installer, and general service technician.

Admission Requirements

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There are no special admission requirements for this program.

Program Length

This program can be completed in two years.

Credentials Offered


  • Associate in Applied Science - General Occupational/Technical Studies



Additionally, student earn up to 1500 Kentucky State HVAC apprenticeship hours.

More Information

Program Brochure

Dale Thornton
606) 326-2469

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