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HVAC Technician

Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning (HVAC) Technician Training

Heating, ventilation and air conditioning technicians are skilled multitaskers who work on systems that control the temperature, humidity, and quality of the air in our homes, workplaces, and other types of buildings to ensure these systems function properly and efficiently. This is a 9-month part-time virtual course reinforced through 200+ hours of hands-on technical internships after 12 weeks.

Upon successful completion of the program, each HVAC student will be able to:

  • Knowledge of HVAC systems, parts and components
  • Understanding of electricity and Ohm's law
  • Ability to perform refrigerant recovery and charging operations and install central heating, cooling and hydronic systems
  • Ability to perform standard maintenance and diagnostic repair of furnaces, low pressure boilers, central air units and heat-pumps
  • Ability to calculate actual building loads using heat loss/gain to select equipment size
  • Safe handling of refrigerants according to EPA Section 608
  • Knowledgeable application of green technology in HVAC repair

Interested applicants can begin the screening process by completing this form.

Please note: We offer the NYSERDA HVAC Training Scholarship for those who qualify. Click to Apply

Timeline: 9 Months | 312 Course Hours | Hybrid Course

Schedule: Late Summer 2024 | Mon, Tues, Wed | 6:30pm - 9:30pm

Instructor: Pierre Moise

Tuition: $2,500 + $30 registration fee

This 534 hour program includes 312 hours of instructor-led training split between mini-lectures in a virtual classroom and HVAC simulation work using SkillMill software along with 222 hours of hands-on technical internship training under the supervision of an HVAC technician.

Course Outline

  • Foundations in Heating, Cooling and Refrigeration
  • OSHA-30 Certification
  • EPA-608 Test
  • Foundations of Science and Mechanics at the Worksite
  • Foundations of Mathematics at the Worksite
  • Temperature and Humidity Measurements
  • Basic Electricity principles
  • Copper Tubing, Duct and Gas Furnaces Installations
  • Air Distribution and Heat Pump principles
  • Green energy systems

HVAC Technician 

Timeframe: 9 Months | 200 hands-on hours after 12 weeks

Schedule: Late Summer 2024 | Hybrid Course

Instructor: Pierre Moise

Tuition: $2,500 + $30 registration fee

Students will attain:

  • OSHA-30 certification
  • EPA-608 certification;
  • and be prepared to sit for the NATE Ready-to-Work Certificate