Heating, Ventilation, A/C & Refrigeration Technology

Take hold of your future as an HVAC/R technician where the essential tasks you perform daily have the power to create optimal and sustainable conditions for the people you serve.

The 2-year program at Perry Tech covers electrical/refrigeration fundamentals, direct digital controls, residential/light commercial systems, commercial/industrial refrigeration, industrial heating and cooling, motor controls, variable frequency drives, industrial boilers, oxyacetylene torches/welding.  Plus, students have the opportunity to participate in a hands-on externship where they can gain valuable work experience prior to entering the workforce.

Graduates may be credited with one year or 2,000 hours toward the certification exam for the 06A HVAC/R Specialty Electrical License by the Washington State Department of Labor & Industries. From keeping food stored at the correct temperature to controlling the climate in a home or business, there are several avenues for you to pursue.  Get a jump start now and be on your way to a rewarding career.

Prepare to earn certifications in:

  • Universal R-410A Safety
  • OSHA Safety
  • EPA 608, 609 Refrigerant
  • Green Mechanical Systems
  • Preventative Maintenance
  • Indoor Air Quality

Start your career in Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning & Refrigeration Technology by scheduling your tour today!

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Students in the HVAC/R program have the opportunity to earn an Associate of Applied Science degree from YVC along with their PTI certificate. For more information, Click Here

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2 Year Program

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  • Electrical/refrigeration fundamentals
  • Direct digital controls
  • Residential/light commercial systems
  • Commercial/industrial refrigeration
  • Industrial heating and cooling
  • Motor controls
  • Variable frequency drives
  • Industrial boilers
  • Oxyacetylene torches/welding
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2011 W. Washington Ave
Yakima, WA 98903

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