Energy Systems Technology


The Energy Systems Technology - Heating, Ventilating, Air-Conditioning, and Refrigeration (HVACR) Training program at Walla Walla Community College provides the technical education for students that are eager to be involved in a growing and sustainable industry that affects every aspect of our lives. Students will be trained in theory and application to enter the workforce as an entry level technician. The program will provide students with the understanding of electrical, mechanical, energy conservation and environmental responsibility to work safely in residential, commercial, and industrial HVACR work environments.

Program Outcomes

  • Provide students with marketable technical and interpersonal skills for the HVACR trade, resulting in career placement, with potential for advancement.
  • Provide environmental and workplace training that meets appropriate industry local, regional and federal standards.
  • Develop students' developmental problem-solving abilities through interactive media, troubleshooting, instructional lectures, hands-on labs, and assigned project completion.
  • Assess student preparedness through online, verbal, written, lab tests, and national certification exams.
  • Acquire appropriate licenses, certificates and degrees upon exiting Walla Walla Community College.