Why Choose the Heating & Air Conditioning/Refrigeration Service Technician Program?
How Long It Takes:
All program lengths are estimates and are not guarantees.
HVAC MECHANIC & INSTALLER
Median annual pay in Washington:
$53,500 per year
This is not a guarantee of employment or a certain wage. Full career data available at careerinfo.net.
Heating & Air Conditioning/Refrigeration Service Technician Program Outcomes
Upon successful completion of the Heating & Air Conditioning/Refrigeration Service Technician Program, students will:
- Inspect, diagnose, disassemble, repair, replace, and service various types of residential and light commercial heating/refrigeration equipment with a high degree of accuracy and in a timely manner.
- After identifying supply sources and costs, write an estimate, including service, parts, and labor that is suitable for customers and billing purposes.
- Resolve customer needs, complaints, questions, and challenges regarding heating, air conditioning, or refrigeration equipment.
- Access manufacturing technical support and wholesale supplier technical support to apply manufacturers' specifications in repair and replacement of heating, air conditioning, or refrigeration equipment.
- Work safely and responsibly, adhering to shop safety and environmental standards and best practices.
- Correctly troubleshoot HVAC/R problems in computer fault simulation programs.
- Communicate professionally, courteously, and effectively with customers, fellow technicians, supervisors, and suppliers.
- Present proof of national certifications in basic electrical circuits, basic electrical diagnostics, principles of gas combustion, gas furnaces, electric furnaces, heat pumps, low-temperature refrigeration systems, and medium-temperature refrigeration systems.
- Work independently and in groups to service, repair, test and maintain various types of residential and light commercial heating/refrigeration equipment.
- Use HVAC/R diagnostic equipment and tools skillfully.
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