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Associate in Applied Science - Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning and Refrigeration

MSM Group - Spokane Community College MSM Group - Spokane Community College, USA

Intake Sep 2023

Jan 2023, Jul 2022, Sep 2022

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USD 23636

Tuition Fee (USD)

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USD 100 Waived

Application Fee

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24 months

Duration

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5.5

IELTS

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61

TOEFL

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60%

Min GPA

Program Overview

Completion of the two-year Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning and Refrigeration (HVAC/R) program at Spokane Community College prepares the student for an entry-level position in one of the most challenging occupations available.

Entry-level HVAC/R technicians typically work on residential and light commercial systems performing equipment installations, preventative maintenance, and service and repair functions. Opportunities also are available in systems design and sales.

Areas of study include basic HVAC/R systems, electricity, heating, local gas and oil codes, load calculations, cooling, refrigeration, duct design, and troubleshooting. These skills are taught from lab applications coordinated with classroom theory and actual jobsite experience.

Learning Outcomes

  • Demonstrate the ability to wire, perform a startup, and evaluate the operation of a natural draft gas furnace.
  • Demonstrate the ability to evaluate the operation of, troubleshoot, and repair an electric furnace.
  • Obtain a City of Spokane Gas Heating Mechanic's 1 license.
  • Demonstrate the abilty to evaluate the operation of, troubleshoot, and repair 80%-95% gas furnaces.
  • Demonstrate the ability to evaluate the operation of, troubleshoot, and repair basic medium-temp and low-temp commercial refrigeration systems.
  • Obtain an EPA 608 Universal Refrigerant Handling License.
  • Demonstrate the ability to evaluate the operation of, troubleshoot, and repair air conditioning systems.
  • Demonstrate the ability to follow and comply with local and national safety codes.
  • Demonstrate the ability to evaluate the operation of, troubleshoot, and repair a heat pump system.
  • Demonstrate the ability to design, install, and commision a basic Direct Digital Control system for a commercial rooftop unit of refrigeration system.

Additional Information

Program Level Associate Degree

Application Processing Days 30

Program Intensity Full-Time

General Admission Requirement

    Academic Requirement

    • Minimum Level of Education Required: To be accepted into this program, applicants must have Grade 12 / High School Diploma.

    5.5 IELTS Score With no band less than 5.5
    61 TOEFL Score Minimum Overall Score
    43 PTE Score Minimum Overall Score
    85 Duolingo Minimum Overall Score
    60% CGPA Minimum Overall Score

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    Tuition Fee

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    Average Tuition Fee Per Year

    23636

    Tuition Fee
    (USD)

    USD 100 Waived

    Application Fee
    (USD)

    0 Per year

    Average Cost of Living
    (USD)

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    The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

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    Frequently Asked Questions

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    Questions

    Student Visa

    When Should I Apply?

    4 to 6 months

    Bank Account?

    No Need

    Duration of visa

    Course Duration + 3 Months

    Time to Wait for Visa

    35 Days

    Appointment

    Required

    How can you apply

    Cost and Expenses

    Fee

    Visa Fee

    Minimum Funds

    833 CAD, 917 CAD

    Other Expenses

    Medical Fee and more

    Examination and Skills

    Medical Examination

    Required

    Language Skills

    Required

    Work Permit

    Students who wish to work in Canada require a work permit to do so. A student in Canada can work part-time during the course of his studies and full-time during holidays and semester breaks and post the completion of their course/program.

    Work Permit

    Till valid study visa

    Working Hours

    20 hours/week

    Documents Required

    Study Permit

    Social Insurance Number

    Study Permit

    Post Graduate Work Permit

    The Post- Graduation Work Permit (PGWP) allows you to work for three years in Canada if you have completed a two years degree or more.

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    Application

    Form or Online

    Documents Required

    List of Documents

    When to Apply

    First 3 months

    How long does it take?

    90 Days

    Duration

    3 Years

    Fees

    CAD 255

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