The Community College of Allegheny County provides a supportive and transformative learning environment that prepares graduates to meet critical needs in the region’s workforce.
At CCAC, we believe that life outside the classroom is an important part of your college experience. Each CCAC campus has a variety of activities to enhance your lifestyle – including athletics, cultural events and personal development seminars.
The CCAC Educational
Foundation is the fundraising and benefactor arm of the college. It seeks to
create vital connections between the college and the wider community
to ensure the ongoing viability of the college.
CCAC now offers energy programs at both the Energy Innovation
Center and West Hills Center.
These new programs will be offered to POWER UP your skills so you
can gain entry level employment in the growing renewable energy
industry, and to address the current needs in the Heating,
Ventilation, Air Conditioning and Refrigeration (HVAC-R)
industry. Get to work quickly or continue your education at
CCAC in a full certificate or associate degree program.
Entry level job prospects for each of these fields are good and
growing. Check the occupational outlook for each by clicking
on the program name:
We're going green! Invitations and notices of
upcoming training schedules will be sent via email. To subscribe,
just send your email address to or Sylvia
Elsayed Director, Energy Innovation Center.
Courses - email firstname.lastname@example.org
for upcoming schedules
HVAC-R Electrical Theory and Application. XHB-012-5101Date & Time: Monday, June 26, 2017 9 am – 3 pm REGISTRATION NOW CLOSEDLocation: Energy Innovation Center, 1435 Bedford Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15219With the majority of HVACR service calls being electrical in nature, it is important for technicians to have a solid understanding of electrical fundamentals allowing them to develop a systematic and methodical procedure for troubleshooting. Electrical Theory & Application for HVACR provides the information and knowledge necessary to accurately diagnose and solve electrical system faults. $249/registrant.HVAC-R System Diagnostics and Troubleshooting, XHB-034-5101Date & Time: Monday, July 31, 2017 9 am – 3pm REGISTRATION NOW CLOSEDLocation: Energy Innovation Center, 1435 Bedford Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15219This course details systematic troubleshooting and diagnostics of airflow problems, refrigerant cycle malfunctions, suction and liquid line restrictions, oil clogged evaporator, undercharge, overcharge, compressor inefficiencies, dirty condenser, air in the system, restricted metering device, and low and high condenser entering air temperatures. $249/registrant
HVAC-R Helper: Course #: XCE-217-5101Investment $960Contact info and questions: Brian HannonClick here for Program Outline Location: Energy Innovation Center (formerly Connelly Trade School)1435 Bedford Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15219
Refund PolicyStudents who wish to withdraw from a class must do so by the end
of the last business day before the class starts. No refund of
tuition, non-credit registration fees or materials fees shall be
granted unless such materials are returned unused.