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LCCC Tamaqua to Offer HVAC Coursework for Convenience of Students in Northern Tier



FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                             CONTACT:  Linda Baker, Executive Director of College Relations
LCCC Tamaqua to Offer HVAC Coursework for Convenience of Students in Northern Tier
Schnecksville, Pa., July 26, 2022 – Students interested in a career as a heating, air conditioning or refrigeration technician have an opportunity to take coursework at Lehigh Carbon Community College’s Tamaqua campus, which will begin offering courses this fall in basic electricity, construction print reading and heating systems.
Students will be able to take selective courses at the Tamaqua site, and courses in refrigeration, advanced electrical and other higher level classes at the main campus in Schnecksville. Offering a range of courses at Tamaqua increases the convenience for students who live in the Northern Tier.
Heating systems will also be offered at the Tamaqua site in the spring 2023 semester.
Students can earn a certificate in Heating, Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Technology (HVACR) that can be completed in as little as 12 months, or an associate in applied science degree that can be completed in two years. Classes are offered in the day or evening, allowing students the flexibility to take classes no matter what their work schedule responsibilities are.
For information on the HVAC program, contact Tim Brady, associate professor, at Or contact Admissions at or 610-799-1575.
Founded in 1966, Lehigh Carbon Community College is a designated Hispanic-Serving Institution, with more than 25% of the student body identifying as Hispanic/Latino. The college served nearly 9,000 credit and 3,000 noncredit students in 2021-22 from Lehigh, Carbon, Schuylkill and surrounding counties. LCCC offers two-year associate degrees, certificate and specialized diploma programs, and workforce training and has more than 90 programs of study. Classes are offered at the main campus in Schnecksville and sites in Allentown, Tamaqua and Lehigh Valley International Airport, as well as online.

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