Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Certificate of Achievement


Total Credit Hours: 30

Colleague Code: CA.ACRH

Curriculum Code: ARH 216

Recommended Course Sequence:

First Semester: ARH 103, ARH 105, ARH 107, ARH 207*

Second Semester: ARH 101, ARH 201, ARH 202, ARH 204*, ARH 206, ARH 208, ESI 101

Program Information:

Top 3 Occupations According to www.onetonline.org:

For Program Information Contact:

Business and Technologies Department at 217.786.2381 or 217.786.2406 or see an academic advisor.

Required Program Courses (30 credits)


Basic Refrigeration

3 credits

ARH 103

Heat Generating Systems

3 credits

ARH 105

AC and DC Electrical Theory and Schematic Design

3 credits

ARH 107

Alternating Current Electricity and Climate Controls

3 credits

ARH 201

Commercial Refrigeration I

3 credits

ARH 202

Commercial Refrigeration II

3 credits

ARH 204*

Heat Pump Systems or



ARH 207*

Sheet Metal Fabrication and Systems Design

3 credits

ARH 206

Air Conditioning Systems

3 credits

ARH 208

Equipment Selection and Duct Design

4 credits

ESI 101

Employability Skills

2 credits

ESI 101 may be taken any semester. Recommended Elective: ARH 210

Lincoln Land Community College provides the following information in compliance with the “Program Integrity” and “Gainful Employment in a Recognized Occupation” regulations as defined by the US Department of Education (34 CFR 668.8).

Gainful Employment Information

In-District Tuition & Fees:


Books & Supplies:


Academic Year 10-11 Completions:


On-time Completion**


On-time Rate**


Placement Rate***


Median Federal Loan****


Median Private Loan****


Median LLCC Loan****


** Many students attend part-time and are not able to complete the certificate in the amount of time indicated in the LLCC catalog. Students may also work on multiple degrees/certificates simultaneously, which often lengthens their time to completion.

***Calculated from FY10,11,12 respondents to employment status on the LLCC Career & Technical Graduate Follow-up Survey

****This is the median loan amount borrowed by certificate completers in 2010-2011.