Air Conditioning Technology

Design, build, and maintain climate control systems through hands-on training for a career as a heating, ventilation and air conditioning technician.

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What is Air Conditioning Technology

MCC Air Conditioning Technology program offers the training needed for a career in the heating & cooling industry. Electrical components, trouble shooting, duct design, and the understanding, application, and safe handling of gasses are included in this curriculum. Convenient online coursework and hands-on, evening labs provide skill sets highly recommended by employers. Computer assistance is available to those unfamiliar with online learning.

What are my career choices?

Qualified air conditioning technicians are in high demand in all parts of the region. Graduates can find jobs in a variety of industrial, manufacturing, commercial, and other areas.

What are my degree, diploma, or certificate options?


  • Environmental System Repair Helper
    • Fall 2017 Courses:
      • ACR 100 Refrigeration Fundamentals (3)
      • ACR 101 Refrigeration Fundamentals Lab (2)
      • AIT 1001 Basic Electrical Knowledge (2)
      • AIT 1002 Power Development (1)
      • AIT 1101 Electrical Power Distribution (1)
    • Spring 2018 Courses:
      • ACR 130 Electrical Components (3)
      • ACR 131 Electrical Components Lab (2) 

Admission Requirements

Air Conditioning Technology has no special admission requirements. Students completing the Environmental System Repair Helper certificate are eligible to sit for the National EPA Certification Examination.

Scholarship Opportunities

Students majoring in Advanced Integrated Technology, specializing in the Air Conditioning Technology certificates, are eligible for a $500 Kentucky Coal Academy scholarship and an Applied Technology Scholarship for up to $700 each semester, for unmet need.

Length of Program

You can earn an associate in applied science degree in two years if you maintain full-time status.

This information should not be considered a substitute for the KCTCS Catalog. You should always choose classes in cooperation with your faculty advisor to ensure that you meet all degree requirements.

Program Contact

Matt Luckett
Air Conditioning Technology
Division Chair