Commercial Air Conditioning Certificate


The Commercial Air Conditioning Certificate provides students with a career path for attaining the communication skills, practical knowledge, and technical training necessary for pursuing a career in commercial building air conditioning. Students completing this certificate will develop an advanced understanding of commercial building air conditioning. 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 (24 units):
AC/R 100 C Principles of Thermodynamics and Heat Transfer3
AC/R 110 CAir Conditioning I3
AC/R 120 C Piping Practice, Tools & Safety2
AC/R 137 C Blueprints and Dimension Analysis (formerly AC/R 037 C)2
AC/R 105 C Electricity for Air Conditioning and Refrigeration I3
AC/R 106 C Electricity for Air Conditioning and Refrigeration II3
AC/R 115 CGas Heat Transfer Systems3
AC/R 145 C Load Calculation for Heat and Cool2
AC/R 205 CCommercial Air Conditioning3
Total Units24