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Heating and Air Conditioning Class Offered this Summer


Surry Community College will be offering a HVAC/Refrigeration Technician class on Monday and Wednesdays, July 6 through Oct. 26, from 6 to 10 p.m. at Surry Community College, 630 S. Main St., Dobson.

This course introduces basic heating, ventilation, air conditioning, and refrigeration processes used in mechanical refrigeration and air conditioning systems. It will prepare students for HVAC/R related career opportunities. Topics include terminology, safety, refrigeration cycle, function of key components, tools, and instrumentation used in mechanical refrigeration systems.

This course will prepare individuals for the Universal Certification exam. Students will have the opportunity to take the exam at the end of the course. The exam will be administered at the main campus of SCC. The exam cost is $25 (subject to change). The course is a total of 128 hours. Pre-registration and payment of $183 are required.

Virginia residents will pay the same tuition rate as North Carolina students for these Workforce Training courses. There are many grants and scholarship opportunities available to help pay for many of the courses. Complete the form at to see if you are eligible. Surry Community College can assist students with job search, job applications, and resumes. For more information or to register for a class, call (336) 386-3618 or email You may also register online.

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