Heating, Vent, A/C, and Refrigeration


The Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration (HVACR) program will prepare you to pursue a well-paid career in an industry where there is a high demand for skilled labor as an HVAC technician. The well-trained women and men in this field install, service, and maintain HVACR equipment to maximize indoor comfort while minimizing energy use.

As a student at Elgin Community College’s HVACR program, you will gain practical skills and knowledge from seasoned faculty who have many years of experience in the industry. Modern, well-equipped labs feature state-of-the-art equipment, including heat pumps and roof-top units, so you can experience working on existing systems that you will encounter as a working professional doing the installation and repair tasks. You can find the median wages for HVAC Techs on Elgin's Career Coach site.

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