Air Conditioning Technology
Ogeechee Technical College


Meet the Faculty

Shane Todd

Air Conditioning Technology Instructor

Office: Rm 848
Occupational Studies Bldg.

Shane Todd has been teaching at Ogeechee Technical College since 2005. Prior to coming to OTC he worked in commercial refrigeration, residential electrical and plumbing, and for 15 years as an installation and service technician at a local HVAC shop. He is 1987 graduate of Savannah Tech with a diploma in Air Conditioning. He holds a Universal EPA Section 608 certification, is NATE certified in Heat Pumps and has a Georgia Non Restricted Air Conditioning license.

Program Goals

  1. Provide an environment which encourages the individual to benefit and contribute as a partner in economic progress, development, and stability of Georgia.

  2. Provide education which develops the potential of each student to become a productive, responsible, and upward member of society.

  3. Provide quality air conditioning technology education in an atmosphere that fosters interest and enthusiasm in learning.

  4. Prepare graduates to function as accountable and responsible members within their chosen field.

  5. Prepare graduates to function as safe and competent practitioners in the air conditioning technology field.


Programs of Study

Air Conditioning Technology Diploma*
Air Conditioning Electrical Technician Certificate
Air Conditioning Repair Specialist Certificate*

*Denotes Title IV eligible program (PELL).

Program Purpose Statement

The Air Conditioning Technology program prepares students for careers in the air conditioning industry. Learning opportunities develop academic, occupational, and professional knowledge and skills required for job acquisition, retention, and advancement. The program emphasizes a combination of air conditioning theory and practical application necessary for successful employment. Program graduates have the qualifications of an entry-level air conditioning technician.

Program Courses

AIRC 1005 - Refrigeration Fundamentals
AIRC 1010 - Refrigeration Principles and Practices
AIRC 1020 - Refrigeration System Components
AIRC 1030 - HVACR Electrical Fundamentals
AIRC 1040 - HVACR Electric Motors
AIRC 1050 - HVACR Electrical Components and Controls
AIRC 1060 - Air Conditioning Systems Application and Installation
AIRC 1070 - Gas Heat
AIRC 1080 - Heat Pumps and Related Systems
AIRC 1090 - Troubleshooting Air Conditioning Systems