Air Conditioning Repair Specialist - ACY1

Offered at the Following Campuses

  • Coffee Campus
  • Ben Hill-Irwin Campus
  • Valdosta Campus

Program Overview

The Air Conditioning Repair Specialist TCC is a series of courses designed to prepare students for positions in the maintenance and repair of air conditioning systems. A combination of theory and practical application provide for the necessary skills to support industry requirements.


Entrance Requirements

  • Submit a completed application and application fee;
  • Be at least 16 years of age;
  • Submit official high school transcript or High School Equivalency transcript;
  • Submit official college transcripts, if applicable;
  • Present acceptable SAT or ACT scores taken within the last 60 months, or acceptable COMPASS or ASSET scores taken within the last 60 months. Documentation on a college transcript of successful completion of appropriate courses from a regionally accredited college or university may be accepted in lieu of test scores.

Course Overview

Credit Hours
Occupational Courses (20 hours)

Prereqs: None

Coreqs: None

Introduces the basic concepts, theories, and safety regulations and procedures of refrigeration. Topics include an introduction to OSHA, safety, first aid, laws of thermodynamics, pressure and temperature relationships, heat transfer, the refrigerant cycle, refrigerant identification, and types of AC systems.

Prereqs: None

Coreqs: None

This course provides an introduction to fundamental electrical concepts and theories as applied to the air conditioning industry. Topics include AC and DC theory, electric meters, electrical diagrams, distribution systems, electrical panels, voltage circuits, code requirements, and safety.

Prereqs: None

Coreqs: AIRC 1030 or IDFC 1011

This course provides the student with the skills and knowledge necessary for application and service of electric motors commonly used by the refrigeration and air conditioning industry. Topics include diagnostic techniques, capacitors, installation procedures, types of electric motors, electric motor service, and safety.

Prereqs: AIRC 1030 or IDFC 1011

Coreqs: None

This course introduces principles of combustion and service requirements for gas heating systems. Topics include servicing procedures, electrical controls, piping, gas valves, venting, code requirements, principles of combustion, and safety.

Prereqs: None

Coreqs: AIRC 1010, AIRC 1030

This course provides instruction on the principles, applications, and operation of a residential heat pump system. Topics include installation and servicing procedures, electrical components, geothermal ground source energy supplies, dual fuel, valves, and troubleshooting techniques.


Related Program Options:

Air Conditioning Technology Degree
Air Conditioning Diploma


Joe Davis
Air Conditioning Program Coordinator
Office: Berrien Hall, Room 203
Phone: (229) 245-6452
Campus: Valdosta Campus

Scott Watson
Air Conditioning Program Coordinator
Office: 144
Phone: (229) 468-2212
Campus: Coffee Campus