Student Outcome Assessments
The Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Improvement Act of 2006 (Perkins IV) requires Documentation of Competency
(Student Attainment of an industry recognized credential).
HVAC Excellence offers secondary programs two assessments, H.E.A.T. and H.E.A.T. Plus.
Heating, Electrical, Air Conditioning Technology (H.E.A.T.)
Secondary students taking the H.E.A.T. exam who successfully pass the 100 question test are awarded a certificate of achievement. In order to accommodate geographic
differences two versions are available. Both versions cover basic electricity, the vapor compression cycle and either gas heat or oil heat.
Heating, Electrical, Air Conditioning Technology Plus (H.E.A.T)+
A comprehensive end of program assessment containing the H.E.A.T. exam, plus a 25 question core exam on computer literacy, safety, related math, employability skills,
work ethics and a hand on performance test.
Comparative Analysis Reports
Proctors can access an online comparative analysis, which allows them to evaluate the effectiveness of their training.
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The H.E.A.T & H.E.A.T. Plus exams can be administered by High Schools.
Secondary programs can put their students on the fast track to success by offering their students Employment Ready Certifications.
Offering the Exams
Educators learn more about offering the exams.