The right training from the right school is crucial to your success as an HVAC technician. The field of heating, ventilation and air conditioning includes a number of career specialties with specific education and training requirements.
HVAC training and certification combines classroom instruction and hands-on training at either a trade school, a technical school or a community college. Along side the technical skills you will gain through an HVAC program, you will also attain personal and managerial skills that will can provide opportunities for advancement. The knowledge you gain and the skills you learn will prepare you for a written state-approved licensing test. Students must pass their licensing test in order to work as an HVAC technician.
Career options in the HVAC industry include installation and maintenance, engineering and design and control systems. HVAC programs can take between 6 months to 2 years to complete. An apprenticeship follows formal training and is required by most standardized training programs. Apprenticeships can take 3-5 years to complete, but provides an opportunity for real, hands-on, field training.
Completing your HVAC education, training and certification will provide more opportunities for success as HVAC employers tend to hire technicians who have completed formal training along with an apprenticeship. Formal training can provide opportunities for advancement to supervisory and managerial positions as well as sales and marketing jobs. Heat up your career as an HVAC Technician, fill out our application today and career specialist will contact you directly.