• Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration (HVAC-R)



    Prepare for careers in the high-demand HVAC-R industry. This program specifically prepares students for entry-level careers in the HVAC-R trade with a residential or commercial company.

    Students will develop unique skills within this program, including the fundamentals of furnaces, air conditioning units, heat pumps and refrigeration systems. Students have the opportunity to earn the EPA 608 certification to handle refrigerants.

    Opportunities exist for students to gain practical work experience while enrolled in this program through valuable internships and co-ops with area contractors and supply houses.

    Program Highlights
     Students will earn their one-year HVAC-R certification from Sinclair Community College upon completion of the HVAC-R program at Stebbins. Students also have the opportunity to earn a $3,000 scholarship to attend Sinclair following high school.
    Business and industry connections within this program include relationships with Detmer and Sons Heating and Air, McAfee Heating and Air, Perfection Group, Johnstone Supply, 2J’s Supply, Allied Supply, Progress Supply and more.
    Internships are made available to students to prepare them for a strong pathway into the HVAC-R industry.


    Program Passions

           Independent work

           Teamwork & collaboration

           Working outdoors