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HVAC and Sheet Metal Pathway

HVAC technician working on a rooftop air conditioning compressor and fan unit

HVAC and Sheet Metal Pathway

The HVAC and Sheet Metal Pathway explores the occupations and educational opportunities associated with installing, serving, or repairing heating and air conditioning systems and also the fabrication, assembly, installation, and repair of sheet metal products and equipment, such as ducts, control boxes, drainpipes, and furnace casings. This Pathway may also include exploration into preparing cost estimates for certain construction projects involving heating and air conditioning and sheet metal.

What You Can Learn:

  • Common hand and power tools and uses

  • Installation of HVAC and refrigeration equipment

  • Heat pumps

  • Troubleshooting techniques

  • Various duct systems

  • Maintenance practices

What You Can Gain:

  • Refrigerant Handling (EPA 608)

What You Can Become:
(with additional education and training)

  • HVAC Mechanic

  • Sheet Metal Worker

  • Cost Estimator

What You Can Take: 

  • Principles of Construction*

  • HVAC Technology I

  • HVAC Technology II

  • Practicum in Construction Technology

*denotes courses that begin at home campus

View the HVAC and Sheet Metal Program of Study Guide (PDF opens in a new window).

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