The Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning (HVAC) program is 54 credits (720 clock hours) and provides students with the skills and knowledge to begin a successful career in the HVAC field. If you've been searching for HVAC schools in the Atlanta, Georgia area or HVAC training near Atlanta, then we want to hear from you.
Our HVAC Program is Available at Our Three Convenient Locations
The HVAC program can be completed within seven months in the daytime or nine months in the evening. Courses include:
- 1) Fundamentals of Refrigeration
- 2) Refrigeration Servicing & Techniques
- 3) Basic Electricity
- 4) Troubleshooting Controls & Motor Fundamentals
- 5) Career Planning & Development
- 6) Electrical Troubleshooting
- 7) Mechanical Troubleshooting
- 8) Heat Pumps
- 9) Gas Heating
- 10) Air Conditioning & Comfort
- 11) Equipment Installation & Service Techniques
- 12) Customer Relations
The program is successful because it provides high-quality training with the appropriate combination of classroom instruction and hands-on experience in a training lab. Students learn in a classroom environment and HVAC laboratory with residential HVAC equipment representative of what graduates will see in the real world. At the end of the program, students take the EPA exam to become certified to work with refrigerants.
IS HVAC TRAINING RIGHT FOR ME?
This program is recommended for those individuals that like working with their hands to diagnose and correct problems within electrical and mechanical systems, like to help, are courteous, have a pleasant manner, and can follow instructions easily. Recommended high school courses include mathematics, mechanical drawing, applied physics, chemistry, electronics, and computer applications. Knowledge of plumbing and electrical work, and experience with installation, maintenance, or repair is helpful.
GRADUATES OF THE HVAC PROGRAM HAVE WORKED IN A VARIETY OF COMMERCIAL AND RESIDENTIAL AREAS INCLUDING:
- HVAC Sales
- Auto HVAC technician
- HVAC duct cleaner
- Commercial HVAC installation
- Residential maintenance and repair technician
- Commercial maintenance and repair technician
- Residential HVAC installation
- Sheet metal installation/fabrication
- Residential HVAC service technician
- Commercial HVAC service technician
UPON SUCCESSFUL COMPLETION OF THE HVACR PROGRAM, STUDENTS ARE QUALIFIED TO TAKE AN ONSITE EPA CERTIFICATION TEST TO OBTAIN THE FOLLOWING:
- Type I - Persons who maintain, service or repair small appliances must be certified as Type I technicians.
- Type II - Persons who maintain, service, repair or dispose of high or very high pressure appliances, except for small appliances or motor vehicle air conditioning systems, must be certified as Type II technicians.
- Type III - Persons who service, maintain, repair, or dispose of low pressure appliances must be certified as Type III technicians.
- Universal - Persons who maintain, service, repair, or dispose of small appliances as well as high and low pressure equipment, must be certified as Universal technicians.
TO LEARN MORE INFORMATION ABOUT THE HEATING, VENTILATION, AND AIR CONDITIONING (HVAC) PROGRAM NEAR ATLANTA:
- Learn about our enrollment process, request more information or call us at 1.877.254.5583 .
- Click on the link http://www.bls.gov/oco/ocos192.htm to review a summary from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.
- Find out more about the future of the HVACR industry, and Laurus Technical Institute's program offerings, by reading about green refrigeration.