The Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning and Refrigeration (HVAC /R) program at State Fair Community College prepares students for a career in HVAC /R and climate control technology. The demands for HVAC /R technicians are on the rise. HVAC /R at SFCC offers students  credentials needed to succeed in this highly competitive field.

Employment Opportunities in Heating Ventilation Air Conditioning and Refrigeration

An estimated 80,000 new technicians are needed in Heating Ventilation Air Conditioning. This according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. The number of new jobs needed in Missouri is 5,000 – 8,000. HVAC /R salaries average around $24.00 per hour or about $49,000 per year.

State Fair Community College partners with area HVAC professionals. Our partners include, A1 Service Specialist, Apex Mechanical, Premier Climate Control, ACR of Sedalia, Zeilers Fire and Ice, Home Heating & Air Conditioning, ConAgra of Marshall, Crescent Parts & Supply.

Specific job opportunities available in Residential HVAC /R, Commercial HVAC, Sales & Marketing, Automated Controls, Design & Engineering and more.

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NC3 certifiedSFCC is NC3 accredited. NC3 accreditation means students are trained to industry standards. NC3 is committed to connecting education with industry, through innovation and high skilled standards used throughout the workforce. In other words, NC3 schools meet rigorous standards and compliance through curriculum and certified instruction.

HVAC /R Facilities

The HVAC /R lab at SFCC are fully renovated with state-of-the-art equipment. 

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Heating Ventilation Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Courses  of Study

State Fair Community College offers the following courses:

Course NumberTitleCredits
HVAC102HVAC Fundamentals I3
HVAC104HVAC Fundamentals II3
HVAC108Electrical Fundamentals3
HVAC110Refrigeration Diag.3
HVAC120Heating Sys3
HVAC130Cooling Sys3
HVAC134Heat Pumps2
HVAC136EPA 6081
HVAC140Commercial A/C2
HVAC160HVAC Automation Sys3
HVAC180HVAC Internship4

HVAC /R Internships

Internships in HVAC /R allow students receive on-the-job training for college credit. Interns will perform job assignments accurately and efficiently under supervision.

Funding for Heating Ventilation Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Students

Students interested in HVAC /R at SFCC have multiple ways to pay for college. As such, Students can apply for federal Pell grants, institutional scholarships, FastTrack and other financial aid.

Personal Assistance

SFCC students are assigned a Navigator. So, a Navigator is much like a personal assistant. A Navigator will guide you through college and ensure your educational needs are met. Navigators are much more than an advisor. Navigators take a vested interest in your success and will meet with each student personally and remain in regular contact.

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