Heating, Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Technician

Heating, Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Technician

Heating, Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Technician (2016-2017)

How to Apply

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Program Length

Four semesters, beginning in September


Heating, Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Technician

Contact Information

Ian MacLachlan, program co-ordinator
416.675.6622 ext. 5674


The 2016/2017 fee for two semesters is
– domestic $3,852.78
– international $14,200.
Amounts listed are the total of tuition, lab and material fees, student service and auxiliary fees for the first two semesters of the 2016/2017 academic year. Fees are subject to change.

The Heating, Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Institute of Canada (HRAI) (six exams in total). The Technical Standards and Safety Authority (TSSA) G.3 exam, G.2 exam and OBT.3 exam. The Ministry of the Environment (MOE) Refrigerant Handling exam.

Fees will vary depending on the supervision/ delivery/agency of the exam.


Start DatesAvailability
2016 SeptemberClosed

Admission Requirements

To be eligible for admission, you must possess the following:
• Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) or equivalent including these required courses:
– Grade 12 English (ENG4C or ENG4U or equivalent)
– Grade 12 Mathematics (MAP4C, MCT4C, MDM4U, MCB4U, MGA4U, MCV4U or MHF4U or equivalent)
– Two Grade 11 or Grade 12 C, M or U courses in addition to those listed above
• Mature student status
• College or university transfer status

All applicants whose first language is not English must meet Humber’s English Language Proficiency Policy.

Selection: Admission selection is based on the academic criteria indicated. Meeting minimum eligibility requirements does not guarantee admission.

Our Program

Humber’s Heating, Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Technician diploma program prepares you for a career as a technician capable of designing, installing and servicing many different types of energy systems. As you progress through the program, you will become familiar with the design, installation and service techniques of heating and air conditioning systems in residential and small commercial buildings. As well, you will learn to size, select and maintain equipment for building comfort according to various industry standards.

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Your Career

Today’s residential central air conditioning systems are up to 35 per cent more energy efficient than those that were typically installed in the past. As this sector continues to address Canadians’ concerns about rising energy prices and the environment, there will be ongoing opportunities for you to work with design contractors in designing, installing, servicing and retrofitting heating, ventilation, air conditioning and refrigeration (HRAC) equipment. As well, you could choose to work as a sales representative, specifications writer or service representative. With further experience, you could become an estimator, working with plans and specifications to determine material and labour requirements in preparation of contract bids.

Our Industry Partnerships

Our partnerships include Carrier Canada, Sporlan Valve (a division of Parker Hannifin), York International, Refrigeration Service Engineers Society (RSES) – Ontario Maple Leaf Chapter, Lennox Canada, Engineered Air, and the Heating Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Institute (HRAI).

Your Future Study Options

Qualified graduates of this program may be eligible to apply their academic credits toward further study at many postsecondary institutions. Visit Transfer Options for detailed information.


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