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The heating, ventilation, air conditioning and refrigeration (HVACR) program is designed to prepare you to pursue a career in less than a year.1 This program prepares students for entry-level careers
such as HVACR technician, installation technician and refrigeration technician,
just to name a few.77 In addition to learning various systems, you’ll prepare to test for certifications that are valued by the industry.
*Program coming soon pending regulatory approvals to UTI Austin and NASCAR Tech.
Our HVACR courses are designed to build your knowledge from the ground up. No prior experience required.
Working on HVACR systems requires an awareness of safety procedures, knowledge of heating and cooling, familiarity with tools used in the industry, and the ability to perform a variety of manual skills. In the program, you’ll learn all of this and more. Some key topics covered in the program include:
HVACR is a great career path for those who are natural problem-solvers, enjoy working with their hands, and desire a career where they have the potential to go off on their own. With the demand for skilled techs and shorter training programs, many consider it to be worth it.
Some math is required to become an HVACR technician, but not at a high level. Simple math operations such as fractions and reading a tape measure are the types of math included.
HVAC isn’t a skill that can be learned overnight — it requires specialized training. However, it’s possible to learn ... maybe quicker than you think! Our program is designed to build your knowledge from the ground up in just 39 weeks, no prior experience required.
There are many different HVAC certifications one can obtain, all of which are valuable to have as a technician. Several certifications are included in our program:
Outside of these, there are also higher certifications one can earn as they advance in their career. For example, a typical career path leads toward a state mechanical contractor license, which is considered to be a high-level certification.
The time it takes to get an education in HVACR is dependent on the school you attend. At MIAT, you can graduate in as few as 9 months.
HVACR technicians install and maintain heating, ventilation, air conditioning and refrigeration systems. Their day-to-day responsibilities can vary depending on their specialty area, but some common environments they service include homes, factories, schools, hospitals and refrigerated warehouses.
Ready to learn skills needed for a career in the trades?1 We’ll connect you with an Admissions Representative who can help you get started and answer any questions you may have.
1) UTI and MIAT are educational institutions and cannot guarantee employment or salary.
2) For program outcome information and other disclosures, visit www.uti.edu/disclosures for UTI and www.miat.edu/disclosures for MIAT.
77) UTI and MIAT are educational institutions and cannot guarantee employment or salary. UTI and MIAT prepare graduates for entry-level careers using the provided training. Graduates’ achievements may vary. Some graduates get jobs within their field of study in positions other than those listed.
Universal Technical Institute of Illinois, Inc. is approved by the Division of Private Business and Vocational Schools of the Illinois Board of Higher Education.