At a Glance:

Contact: Norman Johnson
Norman Johnson, Air Conditioning Instructor
Phone: 404-225-4513
Campus: Main
Department: Academic Affairs, Academic Affairs, Academic Affairs, Academic Affairs, Industrial & Transportation Technologies Division
, Program Chair
Direct: (404) 225- 4513



Air Conditioning Technician Assistant

Program Overview

The Atlanta Technical College Air Conditioning Technician Assistant TCC, prepares students for careers as an entry level HVAC technician. The Air ConditioningTechnician Assistant TCC is a series of courses that gives the student the skills to assist in servicing and the repairing of air conditioning systems.

Minimum Program Length: 1 Semester

Estimated Program Cost:  $2,570

Entrance Requirements

Admissions Requirements
  • Must be 16 years of age.
  • Completion of high school or GED and submission of official transcript required to apply.
  • Achievement of minimum program admission scores in Reading, English, and Math.
  • Transfer of previous post secondary credits will be determined by the registrar.
Student Performance/Graduation Requirements: Students must maintain a 2.0 grade point average and complete all required courses to graduate.


Course Overview

Contact Hours
Credit Hours
Currciulum (12 hours)
Occupational Courses (12 hours)
Introduces the basic concepts, theories, and safety regulations and procedures of refrigeration. Topics include an introduction to OSHA, safety, first aid, laws of thermodynamics, pressure and temperature relationships, heat transfer, the refrigerant cycle, refrigerant identification, and types of AC systems.
This course introduces the student to basic refrigeration system principles and practices, and the major component parts of the refrigeration system. Topics include refrigeration tools, piping practices, service valves, leak testing, refrigerant recovery, recycling, and reclamation, evacuation, charging, and safety.
This course provides the student with the skills and knowledge and skills to install, test, and service major components of a refrigeration system. Topics include compressors, condensers, evaporators, metering devices, service procedures, refrigeration systems and safety.