St. Lawrence-Lewis BOCES

Building Futures - Creating Meaningful Lives

Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning/Refrigeration

The HVAC/R program prepares students to apply technical knowledge and skills to install, service, maintain and repair the operating condition of heating, ventilation, air conditioning and refrigeration systems. The curriculum includes instruction in diagnostic techniques; the use of testing equipment and the principles of mechanics, electricity and electronics as they relate to those systems.
Students will learn how to work safely and effectively in the field of HVAC/R as an entry level technician.
Academic Credit
Please check with your school or CTE Guidance Counselor on additional academic credits available within this Career and Technical Education course.
Career Opportunites HR
  • Plumber
  • Pipe Fitter
  • Sprinkler Installer
  • Plant Maintenance Worker
  • Supply Salesperson
  • HVAC.R Technician
  • Oil Burner & Heating Mechanic
  • Contractor
  • Business Entrepreneur
  • Engineering Laboratory Technician
  • Mechanical Engineer
  • And Many More
Units of Study
Safety - Theory of Heat - Electricity - Heat and Humidification - Refrigeration Process - Plumbing - Electric Motors - Domestic Appliances - Air Conditioning (Cooling) - Refrigeration management - Career Planning
Articulaion Agreements and Dual Enrollment
The St. Lawrence-Lewis BOCES, partnering with post-secondary education institutions, has agreements that provide students with possible college credits and/or incentives if they choose to pursue post-secondary education and training.
Dual Enrollment
No student shall, on the basis of gender, race, color, national origin, disability, age or weight, be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or otherwise be subject to unlawful discrimination under any career and technical education program or activity.  


7225 State Highway 56
Norwood, NY 13668
(315) 353-2293
(315) 353-7334 Main Office Fax
(315) 353-6990 Guidance Office Fax
Instructor: Jack Gardner