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Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning

If you are looking to embark on a growing career doing work that is essential to our everyday lives, HVAC Technician training could be for you! When you embark on HVAC Technician training, you could be joining one of the fastest-growing industries in the nation. The employment of heating, air conditioning, and refrigeration mechanics and installers is projected to grow 4 percent from 2019 to 2029 1.

According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, the growing emphasis on energy efficiency and pollution reduction is likely to increase the demand for HVACR technicians as climate-control systems are retrofitted, upgraded, or replaced entirely 1.

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What do HVAC Technicians do?

HVAC technicians work on heating, ventilation, cooling, and refrigeration systems that control the temperature and air quality of businesses, homes, and other buildings². With HVAC Technician training, you could be responsible for learning about and completing the following tasks:

  • Install, clean, and maintain HVAC systems
  • Install electrical components and wiring
  • Inspect and test HVAC systems and components
  • Discuss system malfunctions with customers
  • Repair or replace worn or defective parts
  • Recommend maintenance to improve system performance
  • And more!

Helping clients obtain climate-controlled environments and refrigeration systems is an HVAC technician’s main goal! By doing this, an HVAC technician can provide essential services for clients. Heating and air conditioning systems or refrigerators that control the temperature are extremely important in today’s world. These systems make it possible to store and transport food, medicine, and other vital perishable items².

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What HVAC Technician Classes are Offered at Blue Cliff College?

Blue Cliff’s HVAC training program provides dedicated students with the advanced knowledge and practical skills that are needed to obtain entry-level employment in this lucrative trade. As part of the HVAC Technician diploma program, students will learn how to inspect, repair, and maintain HVAC/R systems; how to connect systems to fuel and water supply lines, air ducts, and other components; and how to install electrical wiring and controls and test for proper operation.

Blue Cliff offers HVAC Technician courses with topics of studies that include these main components as well as:

  • Residential and commercial heating and cooling fundamentals
  • Mathematics
  • Electrical systems
  • Blueprint reading
  • Residential and commercial refrigeration and freezers
  • EPA Certification
  • Domestic air conditioning and refrigeration appliances
  • Industry standards and regulations
  • Indoor air quality standards
  • Evaporators, compressors, condensers, and expansion components
  • And more!

All of these courses and topics of study could help prepare students for a successful career in the HVAC field.

HVAC Technician Training Program Length

Wondering what the HVAC Technician training length is? The typical HVAC Technician training program is 900 clock-hours. This program is nine months for the day program, and twelve months for the evening program. Upon completion of the HVAC Technician training program, graduates will be awarded a diploma in Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning.

Students who complete the training program will also be prepared to take the EPA Clean Air Act, Section 608, Type I Certification Exam. Obtaining licensure, certifications, and different work experiences give HVAC technicians the chance to advance their careers and earnings. If you are ready to prove your skills and begin the journey towards a career as an HVAC Technician, enroll with Blue Cliff College now!


What Is the Total Cost of the Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning Technician Diploma Program?

The current tuition for a student completing the Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning Technician Diploma Program in normal time is $14,778. The additional cost for books, supplies, and graduation fees is $1,550 (for a total cost of $16,328).

Program availability and times vary by campus

Financial Aid is available for those that qualify.

*For a list of books associated with the HVAC Technician Program, ISBN, and price click here.

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HVAC Technician Classes are Available at the Following Campus Locations

Are you a prospective student who is searching for “HVAC Technician training near me”? You’re in luck! Blue Cliff College offers HVAC Technician classes at the two following campus locations:

Lafayette, LA

A Branch of Metairie 120 James Comeaux Road Lafayette, LA 70508 (337) 269-0620

Houma, LA

A Branch of Metairie 803 Barrow Street Houma, LA 70360 (985) 601-4000

How Can I Find Out More About This Career?

For more information about a career as an HVAC Technician, please visit the U.S. Department of Labor’s O*NET website. The Standard Occupational Code (SOC) for the career 49-9021.01 and the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) code for this program is 47.0201. Or contact Blue Cliff here.



Additional Information:

  1. https://www.bls.gov/ooh/installation-maintenance-and-repair/heating-air-conditioning-and-refrigeration-mechanics-and-installers.htm#tab-6
  2. https://www.bls.gov/ooh/installation-maintenance-and-repair/heating-air-conditioning-and-refrigeration-mechanics-and-installers.htm#tab-2

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