HVAC-R Technician program.

J-Tech’s HVAC-R program curriculum was designed to prepare graduates for EPA certification, and to help them develop the practical skills employers are looking for. You’ll get real-life experience through hands-on and classroom instruction in the diagnostic procedures, repair, and installation methods of the different HVAC systems. Plus, our team of dedicated instructors are there to offer support from the day you step on campus until the day you graduate.

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HVAC-R Diagnostic and Repair

Specialized HVAC & Refrigeration tech training at J-Tech

When it comes to jobs that are always going to be in demand, it’s safe to say that HVAC technicians and the HVAC industry are—in some ways—recession-proof. After all, people everywhere rely on skilled HVAC-R techs to keep indoor climates comfortable and the perishables we rely on. Factor in that on average, there are 37,700 openings for HVAC technicians every year, and the words “job security” come to mind!

Plus, the HVAC-R (heating, ventilation, air-conditioning, and refrigeration) industry also plays an important role in critical areas like healthcare and the transport of food, medicine, and other essential good. If you like the idea of a hands-on career working with people and businesses from all walks of life, you might be a great fit for an HVAC-R career and the J-Tech HVAC-R program.

*U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Occupational Outlook Handbook: https://www.bls.gov/ooh/installation-maintenance-and-repair/heating-air-conditioning-and-refrigeration-mechanics-and-installers.htm

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HVAC-R Program

J-Tech’s HVAC-R program includes a whole lot more than just technical training. You’ll also learn essential business and people skills to help you become the well-rounded HVAC professional that employers want to hire.

As a student in our HVAC-R program, you'll also have access to the following benefits:

EPA Certification

Real-World Training

Program Accreditation

Industry Insight

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What You'll
Learn in HVAC school

Students in the J-Tech HVAC-R program receive instruction in each individual HVAC system and will have the opportunity to completely disassemble and reassemble HVAC units to gain the in-depth knowledge they need to advance in the industry. Program curriculum includes training on:

Electrical Systems

Direct Digital Control Systems

HVAC-R Systems Design

Fabrication & Duct Design

Motor Controls

Piping Systems

Residential HVAC-R

Commercial HVAC-R

Transport HVAC-R

HVAC Career

  • Residential Installation Helper
  • Residential Installation Lead Installer
  • Residential and Light Commercial Installer
  • Residential and Light Commercial Maintenance Technician
  • Residential and Light Commercial Service Technician
  • HVAC Foreman New Construction Residential
  • HVAC Foreman New Construction Commercial
  • Commercial Maintenance Technician
  • Commercial Service Technician
  • Commercial Refrigeration Technician
  • Industrial Refrigeration Technician
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