Heating, Ventilation & Air Conditioning
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Program Description for HVAC
This program provides all of the skills necessary to gain meaningful employment as an entry-level Heating, Ventilation & Air Conditioning (HVAC) technician.
Our students obtain extensive hands-on experience in the repair, maintenance and installation of a wide variety of heating, air conditioning, refrigeration and ventilation systems.
Both residential and commercial systems are covered to provide students with a wide
variety of experience. Classes in HVAC are taught by lecture and followed by appropriate
laboratory experiences, building both hands-on and application skills. The HVAC program
will provide the opportunity for students to complete Industry Competency Residential
and Light Commercial Competency Exams.
Award Options for HVAC
Job Outlook for HVAC
Employment of heating, air-conditioning, and refrigeration mechanics and installers is projected to increase 34 percent during the 2010-20 decade, much faster than the average for all occupations. As the population and stock of buildings grows, so does the demand for residential, commercial, and industrial climate-control systems. Median hourly wages of heating, air conditioning, and refrigeration mechanics and installers were $19.08 in May 2010. The middle 50 percent earned between $14.94 and $24.84 an hour. The lowest 10 percent earned less than $12.19, and the top 10 percent earned more than $30.59.
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The HVAC program and curriculum at EICC is fully accredited by HVAC Excellence. It is the only HVAC program in the state of Iowa to receive this accreditation.
Locations: Scott Community College
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