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What Does it Take to Become an HVAC-R Technician?

by on August 14th, 2018 in Articles News

The demand for skilled HVAC Techs is growing, so this is the perfect time to start your new career. But learning how to maintain complex heating, ventilation, refrigeration, and air conditioning systems takes time. You’re probably wondering what does it take to become an HVAC Technician?

HVAC-R Tech training

Job requirements for an HVAC technician will vary by position since HVAC systems are becoming increasingly more complex. Many companies require new hires to complete HVAC training from an accredited school, like the one offered at Ayers Career College.

How long does it take to become an HVAC technician?

We know that not everyone is on the same schedule. That’s why we offer both day and night classes. Our day program takes only 36 weeks to complete, while our evening program can be completed in just 60 weeks.

Job Outlook and Salary

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, job growth within the HVAC field is expected to be 15% for the 2016-2026 time period. This represents a much faster growth than is seen in overall market trends. Additionally, the salary within the field is competitive, with the median salary for HVAC technicians at $47,080.

HVAC is an exciting career field. If you have questions or are ready to get started, call us today! 1-800-317-0131

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