Dunwoody Sheet Metal & HVAC Installation

NOTE: Dunwoody College is no longer accepting new students into the Sheet Metal & HVAC Installation program for the Spring 2025 and Fall 2025 semesters. Students interested in a career in HVAC should consider HVACR Systems Servicing.

Dunwoody’s Sheet Metal & HVAC Installation program provides graduates with the entry-level skills and theoretical knowledge needed to install residential and light commercial heating, ventilation, and air conditioning systems.

Learn blueprint reading, load calculations, warm air systems design, mechanical and fuel gas code knowledge, installation techniques, pattern development, and fabrication skills.

HVAC Excellence, the largest provider of certification in the HVACR industry, has accredited all of Dunwoody’s HVAC programs. This certification ensures that Dunwoody’s programs meet or exceed industry standards for quality technical education.

Credits earned in the HVAC Installation certificate directly transfer into Dunwoody’s HVAC Installation & Residential Service associate’s degree.

Note: The Sheet Metal & HVAC Installation program is not accepting enrollments for the Fall 2023 and Spring 2024 semesters. Enrollment is open for the Fall 2024 semester or explore the HVAC Installation & Residential Service associate’s degree.

Class topics include:

  • HVAC Ducts & Fittings
  • HVAC Trunk-line Construction
  • Pattern Development
  • Welding
  • HVAC Design
  • Residential HVAC Installation
  • Commercial Blueprint Reading

Degree Requirements

To view program requirements, including required courses, electives, course descriptions, and credit hours, visit:

College Catalog: Sheet Metal & HVAC Installation

Student Organizations

Opportunities to get involved outside of the classroom include:

  • SkillsUSA

Learn more.


Sheet Metal Lab

Learn how to develop, fabricate, and install ducts and fittings.

  • Zone system for creating wiring mock ups and three installation trainers for hooking sheet metal, A-coils, venting, gas piping, and electrical to furnaces
  • Shears, punches, lockformers, edgers, folders and formers for cutting, forming and finishing ductwork and fittings
  • 5 hand-operated sheet metal bending machines
  • 3 solder stations and 2 spot welders