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South Central Louisiana Technical College

The Air Conditioning and Refrigeration program prepares individuals to install, diagnose, repair, and maintain the operating condition of domestic, residential, and commercial heating air conditioning, and refrigeration systems. The SCL Technical College Air Conditioning & Refrigeration Program is your residential and commercial HVAC technician-training center for South Central Louisiana. SCLTC's Air Conditioning and Refrigeration program is accredited by HVAC Excellence. As part of the program, students receive hands-on instruction from certified instructors.

HVAC technicians may be employed by private companies or self-employed. Numerous industries in the State of Louisiana employ our students in fields such as: Offshore Saturation Dive HVAC Technicians, Logcap HVAC Technicians, Military Support Contractors, Refinery HVAC Technicians, Dehydration HVAC Technicians, and Commercial Beverage/Refrigeration Technicians.

In 2011, the average annual income in Louisiana for an HVAC Technician was $40,930.* For more information about jobs related to this program, please visit

*Source: US Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics, Occupational Outlook Handbook

The future looks bright for HVAC Technicians!
The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) a division of the United States Department of Labor provides economic projections for over 700 occupations and 300 industries. During a recent HVAC Excellence Conference, Mr. Richard Holden - Regional Commissioner for the BLS provided attendees with the National Employment Outlook to the year 2020. 


Students entering the Air Conditioning & Refrigeration Program have the option of selecting from up to seven degrees/certificates. A full time student may complete one or all the degree/certificate programs in one calendar year. Click here to open the complete Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Curriculum.

 Students can also take advantage of the following:
Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) testing
- North American Technician Excellence (NATE) testing
- Air Conditioning, Heating and Refrigeration Institute (AHRI) testing


Lionel Guillory, HVAC Instructor
Young Memorial Campus
985.380.2957 ext. 346


Johnny Marks, HVAC Instructor
Lafourche Campus
985.447.0924 ext. 135



Terry Carmouche, HVAC Instructor
Reserve Campus
1.800.590.9773 ext. 222


Earn $40,930 as an HVAC Technician

Young Memorial, Morgan City
River Parishes, Reserve
Lafourche Campus, Thibodaux

SCLTC's Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Programs are certified HVAC Excellence training centers.