Energy Systems Technology - HVACR

Entrance Requirements

Students contemplating entering the Energy - HVACR training program should complete the following steps:

1. Complete the online application: WWCC Online Application

2. Complete online financial aid forms: WWCC: Financial Aid

3. And, take a placement test offered by Walla Walla Community College: WWCC: WWCC Testing Center

4. Complete New Student Orientation either online or by signing up for an appointment: WWCC: Step 4 New Student Orientation

5. Then set up an appointment to meet with your program advisor, Michael Houdak, in the HVACR training area. You may call 509-527-4252 or email Advising


  • A high school diploma or GED is recommended for entry into this program and is required if students are pursuing an AAAS degree.
  • WWCC Energy - HVACR is an approved electrical training program through the State of Washington (WAC 296-46B-971) and to comply with Washington Law students entering the program that will be working in Washington State are required to obtain Washington State LNI Electrical trainee card within the first two weeks of the quarter enrollment (this may be waived if out of state, and will be covered during program orientation).
  • Students may enter the program fall, winter or spring quarter, however, due to course sequencing it is recommended the students begin in the fall quarter.
  • It is recommended that the student contact the lead instructor and discuss program interest and to determine appropriate program placement.