Air Conditioning Codes and Estimating Certificate


The Codes and Estimating Certificate provides students with a career path for attaining the communication skills, practical knowledge, and technical training necessary for pursuing a career in building codes and cost estimating. Students completing this certificate will develop an advanced understanding of building codes and cost estimating. To earn this certificate, students must complete the required courses as listed with a grade of C or better. At least 50% of all major course work must be completed at Cypress College.

Required Courses are listed in suggested sequence (21 units):
AC/R 137 C Blueprints and Dimension Analysis (formerly AC/R 037 C)2
AC/R 100 C Principles of Thermodynamics and Heat Transfer3
AC/R 110 CAir Conditioning I3
AC/R 105 C Electricity for Air Conditioning and Refrigeration I3
AC/R 115 CGas Heat Transfer Systems3
AC/R 135 C Solar Energy for Heat & Cool2
AC/R 145 C Load Calculation for Heat and Cool2
AC/R 215 CCodes & Estimating for HVACR3
Total Units21