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HVAC Systems Technician Diploma Program
Students enrolled in the HVAC (Heating Ventilation and Air Conditioning) Systems Technician Diploma Program at Dorsey Schools will study maintenance, inspection, troubleshooting and the repair of related equipment. In this comprehensive program, which provides the opportunity to learn through class work and an externship, students will gain knowledge of the practicalities and technicalities of HVAC systems.
The curriculum at the HVAC Systems Technician Program at Dorsey Schools includes basic workplace skills and the fundamentals of HVAC, electricity, refrigeration, and residential and commercial systems. Additionally, blueprinting, system design, and the now topical environmentally-friendly practices of weatherization and sustainability are taught. Students prepare for EPA Universal Certification.
The HVAC Systems Technician Diploma Program is offered at this Dorsey Schools campus location:
HVAC Systems Technician Training
Training in this program includes:
- A hands-on approach to instruction and learning in the classroom.
- Fundamental education in HVAC, electricity, refrigeration, and residential and commercial systems.
- During the course of the program, students will challenge the EPA Section 608 Type 2 Certification exam, which is generally required to work in the heating, ventilation, and air conditioning industry. Dorsey Schools will pay the cost one time for students in this program to challenge this certification exam, contingent upon the student meeting Dorsey Schools exam preparation requirements.
- An externship is included in the program allowing students to apply what they have learned throughout the program while gaining industry experience.
HVAC Systems Technician Career Outlook
HVAC technicians may enjoy stable employment in one of the country’s most in-demand trades. Typical duties associated with these positions include installing, maintaining, and troubleshooting heating, ventilation, and air conditioning systems. Positions in this field may be found in residential, commercial, construction, and industrial settings. The tasks and duties that HVAC technicians perform include services such as maintenance, inspection, troubleshooting, repair and/or replacement of HVAC equipment.
According to the US Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics, employment of heating, air conditioning, and refrigeration mechanics and installers (positions that can be filled by HVAC Systems Technician graduates) is projected to grow 14% from 2014 to 2024, which is much faster than the average for all occupations.a In addition, according to the State of Michigan DTMB, Bureau of Labor Market Information and Strategic Initiatives, employment of heating, air conditioning, and refrigeration mechanics and installers (positions that can be filled by HVAC Systems Technician graduates) is projected to grow 17.2% from 2012 to 2022.b
Enroll in the HVAC Systems Technician Program at Dorsey Schools today and get the career training you need to become a valued professional in the heating and cooling trade.
Graduates from Dorsey Schools have been employed by:
- Bayside Home Improvement
- C & C Heating and Cooling
- DeAngelis Heating & Cooling
- Dunrite Heating & Cooling
- Expert H & C
- Family Heating & Cooling
- Sharon’s Heating & Cooling
- Top Dog Building Maintenance
- …and more!
To learn more about the HVAC Systems Technician Program at Dorsey Schools, call 888-422-1188, or contact us.
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aBureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2016-17 Edition, Heating, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration Mechanics and Installers, on the Internet at http://www.bls.gov/ooh/installation-maintenance-and-repair/heating-air-conditioning-and-refrigeration-mechanics-and-installers.htm (visited February 15, 2016).
bMichigan DTMB, Bureau of Labor Market Information and Strategic Initiatives, Long-Term Occupational Employment Projections (2012-2022) Michigan Statewide, Heating, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration Mechanics and Installers (SOC Code: 49-9021), http://milmi.org/admin/uploadedPublications/2350_LongTerm_OccupationalProj_2022_MI.xls (visited February 15, 2016).