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San Joaquin Valley College

San Joaquin Valley College - Bakersfield, CA


San Joaquin Valley College - Training today for a better tomorrow.

Better opportunities and increased financial stability could be just around the corner. Get the skills needed in today's competitive job market with accelerated programs in medical, technical, and business fields.

Founded in 1977, SJVC is a private college with campuses located throughout California - including an online division - offering a balance of classroom instruction and hands-on training to meet your needs.

Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning and Refrigeration

Program Highlights

SJVC's Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration (HVAC or HVAC-R) program prepares students to work in the heating and cooling industry. Curriculum focuses on theories of heating, refrigeration and air conditioning. Students study the operation, maintenance and repair of residential and commercial equipment.


  • Air distribution systems
  • Electricity theory and application
  • Refrigeration theory and application
  • HVAC systems theory and application

Graduates can earn a Certificate of Completion in as few as 10 months, or an Associate of Science Degree in as few 14 months and have the opportunity to earn OSHA 10-Hour Construction and EPA 608 certification.


201 New Stine Rd




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