Baldwin County Public Schools
33243 State Highway 59 Loxley, AL  36551

HVAC, Plumbing and Electrical

Learn the principles of preventive, predictive and corrective maintenance necessary for a career in heat, ventilation and air conditioning.

Average earning potential


Average completion time

3 years

Career details:

Baldwin Prep’s HVAC Program teaches students to perform troubleshooting and analysis on machinery used in various types of facilities, and to apply sound maintenance practices in all aspects of their work. This occupational program introduces principles of preventive, predictive and corrective maintenance required for a rewarding career in a high-demand industry.

Skills students will learn:

  • Understanding Safety Standards
  • Knowledge of HVAC system
  • Electricity Principles
  • Refrigerant Handling
  • Motor Operations, Testing and Wiring

Future careers & income opportunities:

OccupationMedian wageAvg openings in AL
HVAC Technician$77,0001734
HVAC Installers$53,700865
General Maintenance$53,700723

Post secondary options:

  • Associate HVAC

  • Bachelors of Science in HVAC

Dual enrollment courses for high school and college credit:

  • Principles of Refrigeration
  • HVACR Service Procedures
  • Principles of Electricity for HVACR
  • Basic Electricity
  • HVACR Electric Circuits
  • Commercial Heating Systems
  • Refrigerant Transition and Recovery Theory
  • Heat Pump System I

* Dual Enrollment Courses are offered through Coastal Alabama Community College and allows students to earn a short term certificate in Airframe Technology (CER-AMT) or and an Associates of Applied Science (AAS-AMT)

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