Alternative Energy Certificate, Credit Certificate

This certificate is designed to prepare students for careers in the heating, ventilating, air conditioning industry with an emphasis on energy efficiency. The curriculum blends up-to-date energy concepts in solar, wind, and high tech controls with HVACR theory and practical, "hands on" experiences for the purpose of developing confident, professional technicians/installers. All classes completed for this certificate serve as building blocks for the degree in HVAC and Energy Technology at CCBC.

Program objectives

Upon successful completion of this certificate, students will be able to:

  1. apply for and acquire an entry level position in the HVAC field;
  2. exhibit confidence servicing and installing HVAC systems;
  3. develop both a safe and moral approach to the HVAC field;
  4. achieve a broad knowledge of all applications of HVAC, both practical and scientific; and
  5. understand alternative options to standard HVAC and energy applications.

Total Number of Credits Required for Alternative Energy Certificate: 29*

Semester Sequence

Important Information

The Alternative Energy Certificate program is currently discontinued.  No new students will be enrolled. Current students may refer to the "Grandfathering" Policy.

Short Description

This certificate is designed to prepare students for careers in the heating, ventilating, air conditioning industry with an emphasis on energy efficiency.

Type of Credential

Credit Certificate

Program Code

247

Contacts and Additional Information

Program Coordinator:

CCBC Catonsville, Brian Penn
443-840-5010 or bpenn@ccbcmd.edu

Additional Information:

Pathway

Disclosures

CCBC cannot confirm whether the course or program meets requirements for professional licensure in states other than Maryland. If you plan to apply for licensure in a state other than Maryland, contact that state's licensing board to determine whether the CCBC course or program meets requirements for licensure in that state. If you need assistance finding contact information for your state, click here.

Courses Needed for This Program*

Program Requirements and Electives - 29 Credits

Program Requirements:
Program Electives:

Choose one additional, 200-level AIRC course as a program elective. Other courses may be substituted with permission of the program coordinator.

  • Program Elective 3 Credit(s).

Note

*Credit students who are new to college (no successfully completed transferable college credits from other institutions) are required to take ACDV 101 - Academic Development: Transitioning to College. This 1-credit course is designed to be taken in the first semester at CCBC. Students must provide an official transcript(s) from an accredited institution to document successful completion of college coursework for the ACDV 101 requirement to be waived.