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2018-2019 College Catalog 
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Air Conditioning & Refrigeration

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CIP Code - 470201



The mission of the Technical Diploma in Air Conditioning and Refrigeration is to provide specialized classroom instruction and practical shop experience to prepare students for employment in a variety of jobs in the Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration service repair industry.


Program Description

The Technical Diploma in Air Conditioning and Refrigeration provides specialized training which prepares individuals to install, diagnose, repair, and maintain the operating condition of domestic, residential, and commercial heating, air conditioning, and refrigeration systems.

HVAC Excellence Accredited


Learning Outcomes

Graduates of the Louisiana Delta Community Air Conditioning and Refrigeration program will be able to:

  • Identify and apply appropriate mathematical principles needed to install and troubleshoot HVAC equipment.
  • Demonstrate proper refrigerant handling techniques.
  • Explain the principles of the refrigeration process.
  • Diagram, install, and troubleshoot electrical devices and circuits as applied in the HVAC industry.
  • Demonstrate proper procedures to install and troubleshoot domestic air conditioning and refrigeration systems.
  • Design, troubleshoot, and install residential air conditioning, gas heat, electric heat, heat pump systems according to industry standards and practices.
  • Demonstrate HVAC industry safety procedures.


Gainful Employment

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Gilley’s Heating and Cooling

Air Service Professionals

Mike Smith Heating and A/C

Ferguson’s Heating and Air Conditioning, LLC

Bell Heating and Air Conditioning


Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Course Listing

TCA - Helper I

Total: 12 hrs./ 360 clock hrs.

CTS - Helper II

Total: 24 hrs./ 720 clock hrs.

CTS - Domestic A/C & Refrigeration Technician

Total: 28 hrs./ 840 clock hrs.

TD - Residential A/C & Refrigeration Technician

Total: 45 hrs./ 1350 clock hrs.


Additional Exit Point:

CTS - HACR Energy Systems Technician

Total: 33 credit hrs./ 930 clock hrs.

TD - Commercial Refrigeration Technician

  • HACR 2910 - Commercial Refrigeration I 6 hrs./ 210 clock hrs.
  • HACR 2920 - Commercial Refrigeration Controls 7 hrs./ 210 clock hrs.
  • HACR 2930 - Commercial Refrigeration II 6 hrs./ 180 clock hrs

Total: 45 hrs./ 1350 clock hrs.

Optional Electives:

TCA - Solar System Installer

Total: 12 credit hours / 270 clock hours

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