Plumbing, Heating and Air Conditioning
The Plumbing, Heating and Air Conditioning (PHAC) Program prepares students for entry-level positions in the plumbing, heating and air conditioning industry. Students receive training in all aspects of PHAC systems and water pumps. Internship opportunities, with local employers, provide valuable on-the-job training. Upon successful completion of the one-year program, students receive a PHAC Certificate and have the opportunity to sit for the Journeyman license and industry competency examination.
- Apply refrigeration cycle.
- Acknowledge electrical theory.
- Apply regulations of the Uniform Plumbing Code.
- Be aware of high and low volt circuits.
- Apply gas heating.
- Recognize drain waste vent systems.
- Repair and recognize water distribution.
|Course Code||Course Name||Credits|
|PHAC-112||Heating System Fundamentals||3|
|PHAC-104||Advanced Plumbing Fundamentals||3|
|HE-120||Locator Operations-Level I||1|
|PHAC-114||Advanced Electrical Fundamentals||3|
|PHAC-115||Advanced Heating Systems Fundamentals||3|
|PHAC-116||Advanced HVAC Fundamentals||4|
|General Education Course Requirements|
|CIS-100||Computer Applications T▸||3|
|MA-102||Essential Math T▸||3|
|SS-100||General Psychology T▸||3|
T▸ - Course eligible for transfer to a state university.
Optional: The Plumbing Heating and Air-Conditioning program can be combined with other construction trade programs (Carpentry/Cabinetmaking, or Heavy Equipment Operation) to achieve an Associate of Applied Science degree in Building Construction Technology.
*Note additional General Education courses required.