Heating, Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Technology

Heating, Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Technology

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

How to Apply

Program Code



Program Length

Six semesters, beginning in September


Heating, Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Technology

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.

$275 – Technical Standards and Safety Authority (TSSA), G.2 certificate of qualification application and 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
• Two Year HRAC Technician diploma
• 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 Technology advanced diploma program provides you with comprehensive knowledge of energy systems used for commercial and industrial complexes. As you progress through the program, you will learn to apply engineering principles and conventions to achieve optimal energy efficiency through a process of evaluation, monitoring, load evaluation through software modeling, direct digital control (DDC), assessment and necessary corrective action.

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Your Career

Up to 20 per cent of the cost of constructing a new commercial building can be attributed to heating, ventilation and air conditioning equipment. The push for greater energy efficiency is creating exciting opportunities for professionals who apply the effective and appropriate handling of energy to the design, installation and operation of heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HRAC) systems. Opportunities exist in the commercial and industrial sectors, as well as in various levels of government departments. Your potential employers include heating; ventilating; air conditioning and refrigeration manufacturers; consulting engineers; architects; process industries; wholesalers; distributors; mechanical contractors; building owners; chain stores; energy management firms; property management companies; and school boards.

Our Industry Partnerships

Our industry partners include Carrier Canada, Sporlan Valve a division of Parker Hannifin, York International, Refrigeration Service Engineers Society (RSES) – Ontario Maple Leaf Chapter, Lennox Canada, and Engineered Air.

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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