HVAC Diploma

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Classes are taught in English only and a High School Diploma or GED is required for admission

Take control of your future as a HVAC Technician at Summit College!

The population is growing and that means more AC units in our hot climate, which means more demand for HVAC Technicians. The Bureau of Labor Statistics states that the HVAC industry is growing with 46,300 additional jobs added by 2028.*

When you attend the HVAC program at Summit College, you’ll get hands-on training that is focused on understanding the different types of HVAC systems, logical diagnostic procedures, effective repair methods, and so much more. By the end of the program you’ll be trained on all of the necessary areas that employers are looking for in their first-round picks of technicians and installers.


You Can Do It. We Can Help.

Why Summit College?

Hands-On Training

You’ll get valuable, real-world experience working with a variety of equipment in our state-of-the-industry labs.

Experienced Instructors

You’ll learn from dedicated instructors with extensive knowledge in the fields in which they teach.

Flexible Class Schedules

Our flexible day and evening classes fit your busy lifestyle, allowing you to focus on education while balancing work and family responsibilities.

Career Assistance

Summit College’s Office of Career Services offers ongoing career assistance to students and graduates.


Summit College is accredited by the Accrediting Council for Continuing Education and Training (ACCET).

Real-World Experience

The comprehensive curriculum provides a variety of core courses and specialized training designed to give students a complete understanding of the elements required in different areas of the HVAC field.

Our curriculum provides 360 hours of lab-based, hands-on training that gives you valuable experience in a real-life environment so you can hit the ground running upon graduation.

What You'll Learn:

  • Principles of Heat, Energy, and Pressure
  • HVAC System Design & Operation
  • Refrigerant Types & Systems
  • Residential & Commercial Refrigeration
  • Green Technology
  • HVAC Brazing

Career Opportunities:

Installation Helper

Installation Lead Installer

Maintenance Technician

Residential Technician

Commercial Technician

Career Services is Here for You!

Our Career Services team at Summit College has been helping students work to make their dreams a reality. No matter how your career journey unfolds, Summit wants to be by your side. Every student’s climb is different, but at Summit you’ll find the support you need to elevate your career. That’s why we offer these and other services:

  • Resume and cover letter instruction, customization, and tips
  • Career counseling
  • Assistance with job market and career research
  • Interview preparation assistance, including mock interviews, to build your confidence

Are you ready for your future?

Available Locations

San Bernardino Campus
804 East Brier Drive
San Bernardino, CA 92408

El Cajon Campus
411 N Marshall Ave
El Cajon, CA 92020

Santa Ana Campus
1639 E. Edinger
Santa Ana, CA 92705

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