Residential Heating Technician

Career Certificate
Cost
$4,310*

Bring warmth and comfort

Use science and skill to keep their furnace running well

January in Illinois—a good furnace makes all the difference. You will be the one who gets the heat flowing again and makes sure the carbon monoxide alarms stay quiet.

In this program you learn how different equipment operates. You study wiring diagrams, make sense of schematics and practice safety procedures. You use combustion analyzers and electrical test equipment in a residential setting to analyze failures and restore proper heating.

What can you do with a Residential Heating Technician Certificate?

The certificate in Residential Heating Technician prepares you to start work as an HVAC/R trainee.

Highlights

  • Workforce Equity Initiative Grant

    You may be able to attend college for free through Transform Lake County.
  • Earn EPA 608 Certification

    Take a U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)-approved certification test to earn Section 608 Technician Certification.
  • Metallica Scholarships

  • Stackable Credentials

    Earn and learn as you go with stackable credentials.
  • Apprenticeships Available

    Learn and earn through structured on-the-job training.
  • WIOA Program

  • Career Certificate

    Earn a career certificate in 1 year or less to refine your skills into an in-demand career.
  • Program Length: 1 Year

    Full-time students finish in 1 year.

Career Outlook

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A College & Career Navigator (CCN) is ready to answer your questions and assist with your application, academic program selection, class enrollment and connecting you with resources as needed, making your journey at CLC smoother.

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Recommended Pathway

This pathway serves as a guide for students to complete the degree or certificate assuming full-time enrollment (registered in 12 or more credit hours per semester) with Semester 1 typically representing a Fall term. Students are strongly encouraged to meet with their College and Career Navigator (CCN) to identify coursework that will meet degree requirements based on individual academic goals. For a more inclusive list of course options, see the college catalog.

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  • Credit for prior learning available
  • Dual credit options available
  • Global citizenship
  • Online/Virtual options available
  • Course Code Course Title Credits Course Highlights
    HET 110 4
    HET 111 4
    HET 190 2
    • Course Code HET 110
      Course Title
      Credits 4
      Course Highlights
    • Course Code HET 111
      Course Title
      Credits 4
      Course Highlights
    • Course Code HET 190
      Course Title
      Credits 2
      Course Highlights
  • Course Code Course Title Credits Course Highlights
    HET 130 4
    • Course Code HET 130
      Course Title
      Credits 4
      Course Highlights

Total Credit Hours

14


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*Cost includes tuition and other fees, including books and materials before financial aid is applied, such as grants, loans or scholarships. There are many opportunities for financial assistance at CLC. Learn more about Cost of Attendance.

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