Are you interested in how the systems in your home work? Are you mechanically minded? Do you like working with cool tools? Do you like to troubleshoot and solve problems?
The HVAC Academy students will explore a variety of construction trade areas such as carpentry, plumbing, electrical and management. Students use project management skills to learn about design and construction of various types of buildings and use those skills to build a scale model house and other creative projects. Students will also learn about career opportunities, apprenticeships and continuing education requirements to enter construction trade and management careers.
Applications and Research Laboratory (ARL)
10920 Clarksville Pike
Ellicott City, MD 21042
Students planning to attend a four-year, postsecondary institution are advised to take at least two years of World Language
Students can pursue an HVAC apprenticeship in postsecondary programs and complete NCCER certification
Students who successfully complete the HVAC Academy program sequence, with a grade of B or higher in academy courses, may be eligible for credits at Community College of Baltimore County (CCBC).
Suggested Course Schedule
|Grade Level||Course 1||Course 2||Course 3||Course 4||Course 5||Course 6||Course 7|
|Ninth Grade||English required||Mathematics required||Science required||Social Studies required||Fitness & Health required||Technology Education required||Fine Arts available|
|Tenth Grade||English required||Mathematics required||Science required||Social Studies required||Elective available||Elective available||Elective available|
|Eleventh Grade||English required||Mathematics required||Science required||Social Studies required||Elective available||HVAC I|
|Twelfth Grade||English required||Mathematics required||Elective available||Elective available||HVAC II|