CTE > Architecture & Construction > Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration​: BIC



​The increasing development of HVAC (heating and air-conditioning systems) technology causes employers to recognize the importance of continuous education and keeping up to speed with the latest equipment and skills. This program utilizes NCCER’s curriculum that has been designed by highly qualified subject matter experts with this in mind. This curriculum is recognized by North American Technician Excellence (NATE) and presents theoretical and practical skills essential to your success as an HVAC installer or technician.

Tab Name
4/5/2016 1:38 PM
Plans of Instruction are units of instruction in a CTE course providing teachers with suggestions for lesson plans.
Link to POI page, Arch tab.aspxPOICluster Plans of Instruction (POI)http://testwww.alsde.edu/sec/cte/Pages/poi-all.aspx?tab=Architecture and Construction
4/5/2016 1:38 PM
Career Readiness Indicators are credentials/certifications available to all students enrolled in a program where career and technical skill proficiencies are aligned with industry-recognized standards
Link to WFD CRI page.aspxCRICredentialling Indicatorshttp://www.alsde.edu/sec/wfd/Pages/credentialing-all.aspx
7/14/2016 7:55 AM
State Board of Education approved standards describing the minimal instructional content of the career and technical education programs and related courses.
Link to CTE COS, Arch tab.aspxCOSCTE COShttp://testwww.alsde.edu/sec/cte/Pages/ctecos-all.aspx?tab=Architecture and Construction
4/5/2016 1:38 PM
State adopted textbooks for CTE 2010-2016 including CTE Comprehensive and CTE Supplementary.
Link to Textbooks page, CTE tab.aspxTextbooksCTE Textbookshttp://www.alsde.edu/sec/sct/Pages/textbooksbysubject-all.aspx?tab=Career and Technical Education
4/5/2016 1:38 PM
Required equipment for each program and/or course.
Link to Equipment List page, Arch tab.aspxEquipment ListsEquipment List/sec/cte/Pages/equipmentlist-all.aspx?tab=Architecture and Construction
7/14/2016 7:55 AM
Business and Industry Certification validates that programs comply with and maintain quality standards as agreed upon by business and industry, education professionals, and the Department.
Link to BIC page, NCCER tab.aspxBICNCCER Document/sec/cte/Pages/bic-all.aspx?tab=NCCER
7/21/2016 12:08 PM
Resources needed for instructors and teachers in Architecture & Construction and Manufacturing pathways to integrate NCCER curriculum and resources into their program.
Link to Resources tabbed page, NCCER.aspxNCCERNCCER Resourceshttps://www.alsde.edu/sec/cte/Pages/resources-all.aspx?tab=NCCER
4/5/2016 1:41 PM
Frequently Asked Questions related to this program.
Link to FAQs, HVACR tab.aspxFAQsProgram FAQshttp://testwww.alsde.edu/sec/cte/Pages/archfaqs-all.aspx?tab=tab=Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration
7/12/2016 2:24 PM
A listing of courses, subject codes, credentials, and career opportunities within the cluster and program area
Link to Program Guide page, Arch tab.aspxProgram GuideProgram Guidehttp://www.alsde.edu/sec/cte/Pages/programgrids-all.aspx?tab=Architecture and Construction
4/5/2016 1:38 PM
Student Organizations function as an integral part of the CTE instructional program with state and national affiliation providing support for skill attainment and leadership development.
Link to SO page, SkillsUSA tab.aspxStudent OrganizationSkillsUSA/sec/cte/Pages/studentorgs-all.aspx?tab=SkillsUSA