Heating, Ventilation, & Air Conditioning (HVAC) Installer
Why choose Heating, Ventilation, & Air Conditioning (HVAC) Installer?
- Acquire the hands-on foundation needed for an entry-level position in the HVAC fields.
- Graduate ready to take the EPA 608 Technician Certification exam for refrigerants.
Wisconsin Rapids Campus
500 32nd Street North
Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin 54494
What You'll Learn
Mid-State’s Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning program provides the hands-on foundation needed for an entry-level position in the HVAC fields. Graduates will understand the various components of heating, ventilation, air-conditioning, and refrigeration systems, including furnaces, ductwork, boilers, hydronic piping, HRVs (heat recovery ventilators), evaporators, condensers, circuits, and controls.
Students will also explore geothermal, biomass, and solar heating systems. Through hands-on classroom lab activities, students will join various piping types, design and construct ductwork, and install a complete residential HVAC system. They will also learn the electrical skills necessary to read wiring diagrams and troubleshoot mechanical control systems. Graduates are prepared to take the EPA 608 Technician Certification exam for refrigerants.
Estimated Entire Program Cost
Cost based on the 2021/2022 academic calendar year.
- Tuition & Fees: $4,157.00
- Books: $301.55
- Supplies, Uniforms, and/or Exams: $25.00
- Total Estimated Cost: $4,483.55
Financial Aid Eligibility
This program is eligible for full Financial Aid.
|10601110||HVAC Heating Fundamentals||2.00|
|10601130||Blueprint Reading for Construction Trades||2.00|
|10601140||Electricity for the Construction Trades||2.00|
|10442117||Welding Fundamentals 1||1.00|
|10476171||Safety for Construction Trades||1.00|
|10483115||Energy Load Estimation and Modeling||3.00|
|10601120||HVAC Air Conditioning Fundamentals||2.00|
|10482103||Electrical Components & Control Circuits||2.00|
|10483110||Sustainable Heating System Design & Installation||3.00|
|10601121||Intro to HVAC Installation||2.00|
CRAIG BUTTKE, BA
Craig earned a BA from the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point. He is a licensed Master Electrician and Commercial Electrical Inspector in the state of Wisconsin and nationally certified by the North American Board of Certified Energy Practitioners (NABCEP) as a PV Installation Professional and PV System Inspector. Craig has taught at Mid-State and the Midwest Renewable Energy Association since 2009, drawing on 17+ years of experience in the construction trades. He also began the solar photovoltaic department at Northwind Solar and was its chief operating officer for 12 years.
“Teaching in renewable energy and the construction trades allows me to bring curiosity, growth, and professionalism to the work of building sustainable infrastructures for the future.”
- Building Controls Technician
- Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning Installer
- Heating and Air Conditioning Mechanic
"I entered the working world right after high school. After 20 years, I learned that the only way out of that rat race was through school. I realized that through Mid-State I could make myself worth more to a lot more companies. Without a doubt, attending Mid-State was the right decision, and the HVAC Installer program absolutely lived up to my expectations."
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