Automotive HVAC Systems


A7- ASE defines Heating and Air conditioning as an individual service area for certification. This may be taken as a standalone program or as part of the full Automotive Technology program. Students will need to have a tool set to complete this program.

The A7 Automotive HVAC program covers the HVAC (heating ventilation and air conditioning) systems for automotive cars and light trucks. Hands on and theory training includes:

  • Shop safety, electrical fundamentals, and all components and systems both mechanical and electronic that are related to a vehicle’s heating and air conditioning system
  • Manufacturer web-based training, ASE practice testing, and a final exam

Students will also study and take the online EPA section 609 Certification exam in class as part of the course and the ASE A7 certification exam will be taken at an independent testing facility at the conclusion of the program.

Certificates and Licensures

  • MTECH Program Certificate in Heating and Air Conditioning
  • ASE A7 Program Certificate in Heating and Air Conditioning

Program Snapshot

  Registration Eligibility: Adults and high school students who are age 16 and older and at least a junior in high school.

  Registration Availability: Registration Availability: Registration for Fall 2019 opens April 23, 2019 at 8:00 am online on the MTECH Registration Portal and remains open until classes are full. It is recommended to create your MTECH Student Portal account in advance.

  Program Length: 60 Hours.

  Times: Mornings. See schedule details below.

  Locations: MTECH Lehi Main and Spanish Fork Campuses

  Financial Aid Eligible: This program is not eligible for Financial Aid and Veterans Assistance.

Prerequisites

  Entrance Assessment: Students must take the MTECH Entrance Assessment. The Entrance Assessment is free and takes about an hour to complete. No appointment is necessary. To learn more visit mtec.edu/testing.

  High School Students: Students should coordinate with home high school counselors prior to registration. After completing the Career Ready Assessment and the Maintainence & Light Repair pre-requisite course, high school students may take any classes available that fit their schedule. Some programs are not a semester long, and students will need to take 2 individual programs to fill a semester.

  MTECH Counselor: Students enrolling in this program must meet with an MTECH Academic and Career Counselor prior to registration. High School students are encouraged to be accompanied by a parent. To schedule an appointment please visit mtec.edu/counseling.

  New Student Orientation: Students must complete the brief MTECH New Student Orientation prior to first day of class.  To learn more visit mtec.edu/nso.

  G1 Maintenance And Light Repair Course Completed with a B- or better prior to enrollment. This May Be Waived By Completion of the MLR Challenge Test in the Testing Center with a score of 70% and above, and either the completion of High School Auto Class, Auto Fundamentals, or adequate work experience.

  All students must have a valid driver’s license

Schedule

Session Location Room Start Date End Date Start Time End Time Days
Spring 2020 Lehi Auto Bldg 4/20/20 5/15/20 7:30 am 10:30 am M-F
Spring 2020 Spanish Fork Auto Bldg 4/20/20 5/15/20 7:30 am 10:30 am M-F
Summer 2020 Lehi Auto Bldg 6/1/20 6/29/20 7:30 am 10:30 am M-F
Summer 2020 Spanish Fork Auto Bldg 6/1/20 6/29/20 7:30 am 10:30 am M-F

Tuition and Fees

Item Cost Notes
Registration Fee $40.00  
Program Fees $125.00 Includes facilities fee
Tuition $126.00  
total: $291.00  All tuition and fees are due at the time of registration.

Materials and Supplies

Item Cost Notes
Textbook $111.00  
Job Sheets $56.00  
Shop Shirt $25.00  
Toolkit $150.00  
Safety Glasses $10.00  
total: $352.00  
ASE Certification Exam $37.00 ea.  Optional - paid to ASE when registering for an exam

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