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HVAC apprenticeship

HVAC Apprenticeship provides a unique opportunity to HVAC students. It combines hands on training with school instruction. Apprenticeships may take between 3-5 years to complete depending on program.

What do HVAC techs do?

An HVAC tech conducts mechanical maintenance, inspection, repair, installation and alteration of all types of HVAC systems. Diagnosing defects and completing installation of new parts takes training..

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The demand for HVAC technicians and installers is expected to increase 14 percent from 2014 to 2024 which is much faster than average job growth. If you’re thinking about entering the field, there’s never been a better time. Heating, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration Mechanics and Installers average salary in 2015 was $45,110.

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Important HVAC Certifications

EPA Certification

The EPA Universal Certifications opens up a wider variety of opportunities, and the holder of the certificate is more marketable whether they were to start their own company or work within a firm.

Nate Certification

The most highly recognized HVAC certification. It's not a requirement to become NATE certified, but, due to the rigorous exams in place, the NATE certified technician is more specialized and knowledgeable.

How Much Does a Trained HVAC Tech Make?

According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, in 2015, HVAC technician salary was $21.69 per hour or $45,110 per year. Many technicians maximize their income by working longer hours during peak seasons. As with any occupation, HVAC technician salary is dependent on the job, employer location, level of experience, and whether or not a union is involved. HVAC salary is usually implemented in the form of hourly wages, which will increase based on skill level, knowledge, and experience. More career answers.

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