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Residential Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning (BP/EP) Diploma

Overview and Award Outcomes

Overview

Trained, highly skilled personnel are needed for the exciting new technological demands of the residential heating, ventilation and air conditioning industry. Independent and critical thinking men and women instilled with troubleshooting and electrical control circuit skills are vital for the future installation and servicing of residential HVAC equipment. Prospective technicians will also master the intricacies of the newest residential energy management controls and indoor air quality equipment.

Award Outcomes

Obtain OSHA 30 Certification.

Obtain the EPS Section 608 Refrigerant Handling License.

Practice human relation skills.

Demonstrate basic tool usage.

Apply mathematical, reading, and communication skills essential to the HVAC industry.

Troubleshoot electrical motors.

Troubleshoot control circuits for refrigeration and A/C equipment.

Troubleshoot gas heating equipment.

Career Opportunities

Employment is available in management, sales, service and the installation and maintenance of residential HVAC equipment. Qualified graduates can be employed as installers, quality control technicians, service technicians, manufacturer`s representatives, sales consultants, layout persons, and designers.

Program Requirements

Technical Studies Required 30 Credits

Course NumberCourse TitleCourse Credits
HVAC1000Electrical Circuits

3

HVAC1005OSHA 30-Hour Construction Safety Training

2

HVAC10101PH Motors and Auxiliary Controls

2

HVAC1020Tube and Pipe Fabrication

2

HVAC1030Sheet Metal

2

HVAC1040Basic Refrigeration

4

HVAC1050Refrigerant Transition and Recovery

1

HVAC1055Refrigeration Certification Exam

0

HVAC1071Gas Heat Systems

4

HVAC1110Electrical Diagrams

2

HVAC1120Psychrometrics

1

HVAC1140Central Air Conditioners

3

HVAC1146Residential Heat Pumps

2

HVAC1151Hydronic Heat Systems

2

General Education Required 2 Credits

Course NumberCourse TitleCourse Credits
MATH1007Math for the Trades

2

General Education Elective 2 Credits

Any HTC 1000 level or higher general education course may be used to satisfy the elective requirements.

Technical Studies Elective 1 Credits

Recommended:

Course NumberCourse TitleCourse Credits
HVAC1015Residential Heat Load Calculation

1

HVAC1025Mini-Split Air Conditioners

1

HVAC1081Oil Heat Systems

1

HVAC1100Service Call Completion

1

HVAC1155Radiant Heat Systems

1

HVAC1160Air Quality Systems

1

HVAC1175R-410A Certification Training

1

HVAC1181MN Class CBoiler Operator License

3

HVAC1185R-410A Certification Exam

0

HVAC1190MN Special Boilers License

1

Total Diploma Credits 35

Semester Sequence - Full-Time

Offered at Brooklyn Park and Eden Prairie

First Semester

Course NumberCourse TitleCourse Credits
HVAC1000Electrical Circuits

3

HVAC1005OSHA 30-Hour Construction Safety Training

2

HVAC10101PH Motors and Auxiliary Controls

2

HVAC1020Tube and Pipe Fabrication

2

HVAC1040Basic Refrigeration

4

HVAC1050Refrigerant Transition and Recovery

1

HVAC1055Refrigeration Certification Exam

0

HVAC1110Electrical Diagrams

2

MATH1007Math for the Trades

2

Total Credits  18

Second Semester

Course NumberCourse TitleCourse Credits
HVAC1030Sheet Metal

2

HVAC1071Gas Heat Systems

4

HVAC1120Psychrometrics

1

HVAC1140Central Air Conditioners

3

HVAC1146Residential Heat Pumps

2

HVAC1151Hydronic Heat Systems

2

General Education Electives

2

Technical Studies Electives

1

Total Credits  17

Technical Studies Electives

Recommended:

Course NumberCourse TitleCourse Credits
HVAC1015Residential Heat Load Calculation

1

HVAC1025Mini-Split Air Conditioners

1

HVAC1081Oil Heat Systems

1

HVAC1100Service Call Completion

1

HVAC1155Radiant Heat Systems

1

HVAC1160Air Quality Systems

1

HVAC1175R-410A Certification Training

1

HVAC1181MN Class CBoiler Operator License

3

HVAC1185R-410A Certification Exam

0

HVAC1190MN Special Boilers License

1

Choose a Total of:  1 Credit

General Education Electives

If a General Education course is required it may not be used as a General Education Elective.

Minnesota Transfer Curriculum (MnTC) may also be used to meet General Education Elective requirements.  A complete list of MnTC courses can be found at www.hennepintech.edu.

Course NumberCourse TitleCourse Credits
CCDS1000College Success Seminar

1

CCDS1005Effective Study Skills

1

CCDS1010Money Matters

1

CCDS1020Interviewing Skills

1

CCDS1040Job Seeking Skills

2

CCDS1100Student Success

3

CCDS1600Practical Leadership

2

COMM1050Communication in the Workplace

2

COMM1060Career Portfolio

3

CPLT1000Computer Keyboarding

2

CPLT1005Advanced Keyboarding and Document Processing

3

CPLT1100Computer Essentials in the Digital World

3

CPLT1200Introduction to Macintosh

3

EMSV1020CPR/First Aid

1

ENGL1010Business English

3

ENGL1021Essay Fundamentals

3

ENGL1026Writing for Careers

3

MATH1007Math for the Trades

2

MATH1020Geometry and Trigonometry

2

MATH1050Math Pathways Plus for College and Careers

4

MATH1060Math Pathways for College and Careers

3

MATH1500Beginning Algebra

3

MATH1650Mathematical Literacy

4

MATH1700Intermediate Algebra

3

METS1000Computers in Manufacturing

3

PHYS1000Fundamentals of Physics

2

Choose a Total of:  2 Credits

Graduation (35 Credits)

Semester listings reflect the recommended sequence. Due to circumstances beyond our control, the information herein is subject to change without notice.

6/6/2018 : BP 3306 / EP 3307

Semester Sequence - Friday/Saturday Students - Fall 2017 Start

Offered at Brooklyn Park Only

Fall 2017

Course NumberCourse TitleCourse Credits
HVAC1000Electrical Circuits

3

HVAC10101PH Motors and Auxiliary Controls

2

HVAC1110Electrical Diagrams

2

Total Credits  7

Spring 2018

Course NumberCourse TitleCourse Credits
HVAC1020Tube and Pipe Fabrication

2

HVAC1040Basic Refrigeration

4

HVAC1050Refrigerant Transition and Recovery

1

HVAC1055Refrigeration Certification Exam

0

Technical Studies Electives

1

Total Credits  8

Fall 2018

Course NumberCourse TitleCourse Credits
HVAC1030Sheet Metal

2

HVAC1071Gas Heat Systems

4

HVAC1120Psychrometrics

1

Total Credits  7

Spring 2019

Course NumberCourse TitleCourse Credits
HVAC1140Central Air Conditioners

3

HVAC1146Residential Heat Pumps

2

HVAC1151Hydronic Heat Systems

2

Total Credits  7

Additional Required Courses

Please note that students must take the following courses in order to graduate.  The courses are available both day and evening.

Course NumberCourse TitleCourse Credits
HVAC1005OSHA 30-Hour Construction Safety Training

2

MATH1007Math for the Trades

2

General Education Electives

2

Total Credits  6

Technical Studies Electives

Recommended:

Course NumberCourse TitleCourse Credits
HVAC1015Residential Heat Load Calculation

1

HVAC1025Mini-Split Air Conditioners

1

HVAC1081Oil Heat Systems

1

HVAC1100Service Call Completion

1

HVAC1155Radiant Heat Systems

1

HVAC1160Air Quality Systems

1

HVAC1175R-410A Certification Training

1

HVAC1181MN Class CBoiler Operator License

3

HVAC1185R-410A Certification Exam

0

HVAC1190MN Special Boilers License

1

Choose a Total of:  1 Credit

General Education Electives

If a General Education course is required it may not be used as a General Education Elective.

Minnesota Transfer Curriculum (MnTC) may also be used to meet General Education Elective requirements.  A complete list of MnTC courses can be found at www.hennepintech.edu.

Course NumberCourse TitleCourse Credits
CCDS1000College Success Seminar

1

CCDS1005Effective Study Skills

1

CCDS1010Money Matters

1

CCDS1020Interviewing Skills

1

CCDS1040Job Seeking Skills

2

CCDS1100Student Success

3

CCDS1600Practical Leadership

2

COMM1050Communication in the Workplace

2

COMM1060Career Portfolio

3

CPLT1000Computer Keyboarding

2

CPLT1005Advanced Keyboarding and Document Processing

3

CPLT1100Computer Essentials in the Digital World

3

CPLT1200Introduction to Macintosh

3

EMSV1020CPR/First Aid

1

ENGL1010Business English

3

ENGL1021Essay Fundamentals

3

ENGL1026Writing for Careers

3

MATH1007Math for the Trades

2

MATH1020Geometry and Trigonometry

2

MATH1050Math Pathways Plus for College and Careers

4

MATH1060Math Pathways for College and Careers

3

MATH1500Beginning Algebra

3

MATH1650Mathematical Literacy

4

MATH1700Intermediate Algebra

3

METS1000Computers in Manufacturing

3

PHYS1000Fundamentals of Physics

2

Choose a Total of:  2 Credits

Graduation (35 Credits)

Semester listings reflect the recommended sequence. Due to circumstances beyond our control, the information herein is subject to change without notice.

7/30/2018 : BP 3306 / EP

Semester Sequence - Friday/Saturday Students - Fall 2019 Start

Offered at Brooklyn Park Only

Fall 2019

Course NumberCourse TitleCourse Credits
HVAC1000Electrical Circuits

3

HVAC10101PH Motors and Auxiliary Controls

2

HVAC1020Tube and Pipe Fabrication

2

Total Credits  7

Spring 2020

Course NumberCourse TitleCourse Credits
HVAC1040Basic Refrigeration

4

HVAC1050Refrigerant Transition and Recovery

1

HVAC1055Refrigeration Certification Exam

0

HVAC1110Electrical Diagrams

2

Technical Studies Electives

1

Total Credits  8

Fall 2020

Course NumberCourse TitleCourse Credits
HVAC1030Sheet Metal

2

HVAC1071Gas Heat Systems

4

HVAC1120Psychrometrics

1

Total Credits  7

Spring 2021

Course NumberCourse TitleCourse Credits
HVAC1140Central Air Conditioners

3

HVAC1146Residential Heat Pumps

2

HVAC1151Hydronic Heat Systems

2

Total Credits  7

Additional Required Courses

Please note that students must take the following courses in order to graduate.  The courses are available both day and evening.

Course NumberCourse TitleCourse Credits
HVAC1005OSHA 30-Hour Construction Safety Training

2

MATH1007Math for the Trades

2

General Education Electives

2

Total Credits  6

Technical Studies Electives

Recommended:

Course NumberCourse TitleCourse Credits
HVAC1015Residential Heat Load Calculation

1

HVAC1025Mini-Split Air Conditioners

1

HVAC1081Oil Heat Systems

1

HVAC1100Service Call Completion

1

HVAC1155Radiant Heat Systems

1

HVAC1160Air Quality Systems

1

HVAC1175R-410A Certification Training

1

HVAC1181MN Class CBoiler Operator License

3

HVAC1185R-410A Certification Exam

0

HVAC1190MN Special Boilers License

1

Choose a Total of:  1 Credit

General Education Electives

If a General Education course is required it may not be used as a General Education Elective.

Minnesota Transfer Curriculum (MnTC) may also be used to meet General Education Elective requirements.  A complete list of MnTC courses can be found at www.hennepintech.edu.

Course NumberCourse TitleCourse Credits
CCDS1000College Success Seminar

1

CCDS1005Effective Study Skills

1

CCDS1010Money Matters

1

CCDS1020Interviewing Skills

1

CCDS1040Job Seeking Skills

2

CCDS1100Student Success

3

CCDS1600Practical Leadership

2

COMM1050Communication in the Workplace

2

COMM1060Career Portfolio

3

CPLT1000Computer Keyboarding

2

CPLT1005Advanced Keyboarding and Document Processing

3

CPLT1100Computer Essentials in the Digital World

3

CPLT1200Introduction to Macintosh

3

EMSV1020CPR/First Aid

1

ENGL1010Business English

3

ENGL1021Essay Fundamentals

3

ENGL1026Writing for Careers

3

MATH1007Math for the Trades

2

MATH1020Geometry and Trigonometry

2

MATH1050Math Pathways Plus for College and Careers

4

MATH1060Math Pathways for College and Careers

3

MATH1500Beginning Algebra

3

MATH1650Mathematical Literacy

4

MATH1700Intermediate Algebra

3

METS1000Computers in Manufacturing

3

PHYS1000Fundamentals of Physics

2

Choose a Total of:  2 Credits

Graduation (35 Credits)

Semester listings reflect the recommended sequence. Due to circumstances beyond our control, the information herein is subject to change without notice.

7/30/2018 : BP 3306 / EP