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									                                                                                                                                                                                  A/C,
           Career Training Programs                               Here’s How to                                                          INDIAN RIVER STATE COLLEGE is a          Refrigeration
                                                                                                                                         public, comprehensive state college
   A/C, Refrigeration & Heating Technology I
                750 clock-hours
                                                                  Apply                                                                  serving Florida’s Research Coast with
                                                                                                                                         full-service campuses in Fort Pierce,    & Heating
                                                          Hours   Visit www.irsc.edu to complete the                                     Okeechobee, Port St. Lucie, Stuart
ACR V041 HVAC/R1 ..........................................150
ACR V042 HVAC/R2 ..........................................150
ACR V043 HVAC/R3 ..........................................150
                                                                  IRSC Application for Admission. Click
                                                                  Apply to IRSC.
                                                                                                                                         and Vero Beach. IRSC has earned a
                                                                                                                                         statewide and national reputation for      Technology
ACR V044 HVAC/R4 ..........................................150
                                                                                                                                         quality, innovation and responsiveness
ACR V045 HVAC/R5 ..........................................150                                                                           to community needs, inspiring over
                                                                  Submit official transcripts (high school,                               34,000 people to enroll in classes
                                                                  GED and all postsecondary schools)                                     each year. Tuition is affordable, and
   A/C, Refrigeration & Heating Technology II
                                                                  and provide official copies of SAT or                                   IRSC students benefit from many
                600 clock-hours
                                                          Hours   ACT scores for placement or take the                                   opportunities for scholarships and
ACR V046 HVAC/R6 ..........................................150    Florida Entry Level Placement Test at                                  financial aid.
ACR V047 HVAC/R7 ..........................................150
                                                                  any IRSC campus.                                                       Committed to helping each student
ACR V048 HVAC/R8 ..........................................150
ACR V049 HVAC/R9 ..........................................150                                                                           succeed, IRSC offers Bachelor’s Degree
                                                                                                                                         programs meeting critical workforce
  A/C, Refrigeration & Heating Apprenticeship                     Apply for                                                              needs and Associate in Arts Degree
                                                                                                                                         programs for university transfer.
               8400 clock-hours
                                                                                                                                         Associate in Science Degree, Associate
                                                      Hours
ACR V940 Apprenticeship HVAC 1 ..................... 90
                                                                  Financial Aid                                                          in Applied Science Degree and short-
ACR V941 Apprenticeship HVAC 2 ..................... 90
                                                                  Complete and submit the Free                                           term certificate programs prepare
ACR V942 Apprenticeship HVAC 3 ..................... 90                                                                                  students for careers in health care,
ACR V943 Apprenticeship HVAC 4 ..................... 90           Application for Federal Student Aid
                                                                                                                                         technology, business, industry, public
ACR V944 Apprenticeship HVAC 5 ..................... 90           (FAFSA) online at www.fafsa.ed.gov                                     safety and many other fields.
ACR V945 Apprenticeship HVAC 6 ..................... 90
ACR V947 Apprenticeship HVAC 7 ..................... 90
ACR V948 Apprenticeship HVAC 8 ..................... 90
ACR V946*Apprenticeship HVAC
             On-the-Job Training ......................640
                                                                  Interested
*This course is repeated twelve (12) times through-               in a Scholarship?
out the program to document the on-the-job require-
ments for apprentices.                                            Apply online at https://stars.irsc.edu.                                       Indian River
                                                                                                                    (Rev. 12/10)               State College
                                                                  Indian River State College does not discriminate on the basis of
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                                                                  race, color, ethnicity, national origin, gender, disability, marital
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                                                                  status or age in its programs and activities. The following
                                                                  person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding non-
                                                                  discrimination policies:
                                                                                                                                                                                   Indian River
                                                                                                                                               Fort Pierce • Okeechobee
                                                                       Associate Dean of Minority Affairs ▪ IRSC Main Campus
                                                                              3209 Virginia Ave. ▪ Fort Pierce, FL 34981
                                                                                             (772) 462-7606                                     St. Lucie West • Stuart           State College
                                                                                                                                                       Vero Beach
                                                                                                                                     Air Conditioning, Refrigeration
                                                                                                                                     & Heating Systems Technology
                                          What Programs are                        What Will I Learn?                                 Associate in Applied Science
                                                                                                                                                                                       Credits
                                                                                   You’ll learn to install and service
                                          Available?                               air conditioning, refrigeration and
                                                                                                                            General Education
                                                                                                                            Social/Behavioral Science
                                          IRSC offers three paths to a career      heating equipment in homes, offices,      (Consult IRSC Catalog)............................................. 3
                                                                                                                            Humanities/Fine Arts or Natural Science/Math or
                                          in air conditioning, refrigeration and   restaurants and other buildings.         Social/Behavioral Science
                                          heating technology.                      You’ll learn techniques to diagnose      (Consult the IRSC Catalog) ...................................... 6
                                                                                                                              ENC 1101 English Composition I ....................... 3
                                          Students may pursue an Associate         and correct problems throughout an         MAT 1033 or higher .............................................. 3
                                          in Applied Science Degree. This          entire system by adjusting controls to   Major Field Required Courses - 37 credits
                                          degree is designed for students who      recommended settings and testing         * ACR 1008 Principles of A/C & Refrigeration ..... 3
                                          wish to enter the industry at a mid-     performance using special tools and      * ACR 1112 Basic Electricity for A/C
                                                                                                                                         & Refrigeration .................................. 3
                                          management level after two years         test equipment.                          * ACR 1101 Applied Electricity I ............................ 3
                                          of college. Graduates are prepared                                                *ACR 1113 Applied Electricity II ........................... 3
                                          for employment opportunities in                                                     ACR 1103 HVAC Control Systems ...................... 3
                                                                                                                            * ACR 1208 Refrigerant Recovery & Reclaim ...... 1
                                          residential, commercial and industrial
Why Choose                                air conditioning and refrigeration.
                                                                                                                            * ACR 1611 Heat ................................................... 3
                                                                                                                            * ACR 1612 Heat Pump Systems.......................... 3
                                                                                                                              ACR 1740 Components of Refrigeration ........... 3
                                          Increase your opportunities for
A/C, Refrigeration                        employment by completing the courses
                                                                                                                            * ACR 2067 Heating & Cooling
                                                                                                                                         Load Calculations ............................. 3
                                                                                                                            * ACR 2071 A/C & Heating Service Mgmt ........... 3
                                          marked with an asterisk (*) to earn
& Heating?                                the Air Conditioning, Refrigeration &
                                                                                                                              ACR 2421 Duct Systems .................................... 3
                                                                                                                              ACR 2745 Light Commercial Refrigeration
As one of Florida’s leading industries,   Heating Systems Technical Certificate.                                                          & A/C ................................................. 3
air conditioning offers job stability     You’ll be on your way to earning the                                              Major Field Electives - Select 12 credits
and excellent wages with the top 10       A.A.S. Degree in Air Conditioning,                                                 ACR 1931 Special Topics in HVAC..................½-4
percent earning more than $30.59                                                                                             ACR 1730 R-410A Certification .......................... 1
                                          Refrigeration & Heating Systems                                                    ACR 1731 Green Mechanical Awareness
per hour.                                 Technology.                                                                                    Certification ....................................... 1
                                                                                                                             ACR 1946 A/C Cooperative Work Exp. I ............ 4
Employment opportunities for air-         We also offer Career Training Programs                                             ACR 1947 A/C Cooperative Work Exp. II ........... 4
conditioning, refrigeration and           which prepare students for an entry-                                               ACR 1948 A/C Cooperative Work Exp. III .......... 4
heating mechanics and installers                                                                                             ACR 1949 A/C Cooperative Work Exp. IV .......... 4
                                          level position in the air conditioning
                                                                                                                             AER 2758 Automotive A/C & Heating ................ 4
are projected to grow much faster         industry. These programs are open-                                                 ETI 1932 Introduction to Technology ............... 3
than average, increasing by about 28      entry and classes are held full-time                                               ETM 1111 Energy in Building Design ................. 3
percent by 2018, due to the concern                                                                                          GEB 1931 Introduction to Business Technology 3
                                          days or evenings at the IRSC Main
                                                                                                                             PMT 1128 Combination Welding I...................... 4
for the environment and the need for      Campus in Fort Pierce or evenings
                                                                                                                            This listing of courses is a suggested sample and subject
new and replacement energy-saving         at the Gifford Alternative Education                                              to change. You should meet with an IRSC advisor to
heating and air-conditioning systems.     Center.                                                                           develop your program plan.

								
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