1801 Branch Street|Platte City, MO 64079Phone: 816-858-5505Fax: 816-858-3278

Heating, Cooling & Climate Control

Heating, Cooling  Climate Control


Heating, Cooling & Climate Control is a course designed to prepare students for entry-level employment as a technician in the heating, ventilation, air conditioning, and refrigeration industry. Students successfully completing the program will be given the EPA 608 Refrigerant Certificate exam. This certification meets the Federal EPA requirements and is required for employment as a technician in the HVACR field.


Mr. Hanway

Mr. Hanway has over 25 years of experience in industry. He received an Associates of Applied Science Degree in Air Conditioning, Heating, and Refrigeration from Southeast Community College, Milford, NE. He has worked in several roles over his career from a Maintenance Mechanic to Facilities Manager of Maintenance. Mr. Hanway has also received his DESE Continous Career Education Certificate in 2015. 

Contact Mr. Hanway
Phone: 816-858-5505 x1714   



Hourly Wage*

Average Salary*

Parts Salesperson

$ 15.24

$ 31,710

General Maintenance

$ 18.79

$ 39,080

Home Appliance Repairer

$ 19.36

$ 40,260

Commercial Service Tech

$ 23.43

$ 48,730

HVACR Mechanic/Installer

$ 23.43

$ 48,730

Wind Turbine Technician

$ 25.44

$ 52,910


$ 26.52

$ 55,160

Cost Estimator

$ 31.37

$ 60.89

Regional Sales Manager

$ 65,250

$ 126,640

* Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2019



  • Safety

  • Use of Lab Equipment

  • Basic Mechanical Refrigeration

  • Residential & Commercial Heating

  • Electrical & Commercial Refrigeration Diagnostics

  • Troubleshooting

  • Real World Skills/Environment



  • Students may earn 11 hours of dual college credit through Metropolitan Community College

  • Program completers can receive up to 12 hours articulated college credit from Missouri Western State University.



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