Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration II (17056-II)

Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration II (17056-II)

Copyright: 2020

Virginia Assignment Code: 8504

Suggested Grade Level: 11, 12

Duration: 36 weeks

Prerequisites: 8503


Course Description:

This instructional program teaches students to professionally install, repair, and maintain the operating conditions of heating and cooling systems. Students also explore emerging technologies, Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) regulations, energy conservation techniques, and systems with exempt and non-exempt refrigerants. Completion of this sequence will prepare students for employment in a variety of heating, ventilation, air-conditioning, and refrigeration (HVACR) occupations. Contextual instruction and student participation in co-curricular career and technical student organization (CTSO) activities will develop leadership, interpersonal, and career skills. High-quality work-based learning (HQWBL) will provide experiential learning opportunities related to students' career goals and/or interests, integrated with instruction, and performed in partnership with local businesses and organizations.


The Virginia Administrative Code regulates the class size for this course. For additional information, see 8VAC20-120-150, "Maximum class size," or contact the Virginia Department of Education Office of Career, Technical and Adult Education at cte@doe.virginia.gov.

Note: Legislation enacted in the 2015 Virginia General Assembly (HB1616) requires each sequence of courses constituting a career and technical education (CTE) program completion to be aligned with state or national program certification and accreditation standards, if such standards exist. To comply with this requirement all Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration programs must be accredited by HVAC Excellence.

Credentials, Course Sequences, and Career Clusters/Pathways can be found here: