There are a number of vocational schools that offer training for a career in heating ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC). Students can choose to attend a certification course or obtain a degree depending on the type of career they seek. With an accredited educational program you can study refrigeration technology, building codes, heating designs, blueprint reading, equipment construction, installation and maintenance, design theory, and much more. Students can receive an education in HVAC from vocational schools, technical schools or community colleges, which will be highly regarded by future employers.
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Heating and Refrigeration
With an education in heating and refrigeration students can choose to specialize in the maintenance and repair, or installation of specific systems. There are a number of career opportunities for those looking to obtain a degree or certificate in this field and you can train to work for plumbing
companies, air conditioning or heating contractors, repair shops, and more. Courses may include building codes, refrigeration design, refrigeration technology, electronics technology, heating designs, indoor air standards, and ventilation. The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) approves certain agencies to provide exams to those looking to obtain their HVACR certification.
With an education in heating ventilation and air conditioning you can learn to repair, install, and maintain a variety of units. In order to prepare for a career in HVAC students are offered coursework in areas like electronics, blueprint reading, equipment construction, installation and maintenance, design theory
and other relevant courses. With an accredited educational program you can train to become an HVAC technician, duct installer, electrician, plumber, HVAC mechanic, facilities maintenance supervisor, and more. The U.S. Department of Labor can provide more information regarding certification and licensing requirements for careers in this field.
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When looking to attend an educational facility it is important that they carry full accreditation from one or more accrediting agencies. The Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges of Technology (ACCSCT)
is one of several agencies approved to provide full accreditation to a variety of programs.
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