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Carrington College

Carrington College - Phoenix TEC, AZ


Carrington College can help you get started in a new career. Our focus is to help change your life for the better through education. That’s more than our purpose; it’s our promise to you. At Carrington, you can receive a quality college education at any of our locations in seven western states. You can work toward your choice of an associate degree or certificate level education.

You can count on us to help you learn about options for funding your education such as loans, grants, scholarships or other sources.* You can enjoy a small college experience, where you can get the attention you deserve. Here, your instructors will not only know you by name, they can get to know you as a person.

You will know what to expect from your career in the real world, because many of our instructors bring practical working experience from their field into the classroom. Many of our programs are designed to provide you with “hands-on” training that uses the technologies and processes that are used in the field, allowing you to build your confidence while you “learn by doing” as quickly and thoroughly as possible. You will have access to helpful services like tutorial assistance and advising to help you make the most of your college experience.

You’ll feel confident knowing that Carrington College offers a high quality education. Your dream is important to us and we’ll prove that to you every day you’re a Carrington student. That’s our promise. Now let us help you realize your potential. Get ready to SOAR!

*Student loans, grants and scholarships are available to those who qualify.

Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning and Refrigeration (HVAC-R)

Prepare for a job in Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning and Refrigeration (HVAC-R). Carrington College’s HVAC-R program is designed to provide fundamental, hands-on training for a career in the heating and cooling industry.

Certificate of achievement in as few as 10 months

Associate degree in as few as 15 months

Students study the operation, maintenance, and repair of residential and commercial equipment.

Upon completion of the Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning and Refrigeration program, graduates will be able to:

  • Discuss theories of heating, refrigeration, and air conditioning and relate these concepts to practical applications.
  • Apply proper procedures for the installation, operation, maintenance and repair of both residential and light commercial heating, ventilation, air conditioning, and refrigeration equipment and systems.
  • Demonstrate proper usage of the basic tools of the trade.
  • Demonstrate requisite mastery to apply for and obtain the EPA 608 certification from the Environmental Protection Agency.
  • Create effective reports and documents, electronically and in writing.
  • Apply advanced electrical concepts and critical thinking skills to interpret and draft schematic wiring diagrams, and perform system diagnostics and interpret results.
  • Relate and apply concepts of communication, reasoning, critical analysis, ethical behavior and appropriate interpersonal interaction to situations in his or her career and personal life.
  • Demonstrate the social skills, professional appearance, attitudes, and behavior that employers expect of all Carrington College graduates.
  • Adhere to national, state, and local safety practices used by service technicians working on HVAC-R systems.


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