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November 9, 2018

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What You Learn in Heating and Air Conditioning School

Heating, ventilation, air conditioning and refrigeration – HVAC/R service technicians install and maintain residential and industrial climate control systems. Many technicians choose to focus on either installation or maintenance and some even specialize in certain types of equipment, such as water-based heating systems, solar panels, or commercial refrigeration.

At Career College of Northern Nevada’s heating and air conditioning school, the HVAC/R Service Technician program offers traditional and hands-on training designed to help you succeed. You can complete the diploma program in as little as 9 months.

We keep classes small so you can get individualized attention from instructors who are industry professionals. Our instructors focus on teaching you the fundamentals and specific skills employers look for in employees.

You’ll learn to install, operate, troubleshoot and service residential and commercial HVAC systems. Classes in the heating and air conditioning school program include:

  • Technical Writing
  • Computer Fundamentals for the Trades
  • Customer Relations
  • Foundations of HVAC/R
  • Electrical Theory and Application
  • Refrigeration Theory and Application
  • Heating Systems
  • Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Systems
  • Air Flow and Distribution
  • Skills Review and EPA Certification

Skills needed to become an HVAC/R service technician

  • Attention to detail
  • Communication
  • Customer service
  • Mechanical aptitude
  • Safety-conscious
  • Time management
  • Troubleshooting

Contact us today if you’re ready for a career in a growing field!

The recent expansion in the residential and commercial construction, along with advances in technology, is great news for qualified HVAC technicians. The Bureau of Labor Statistics estimates the demand for qualified individuals to fill HVAC jobs will rise 21% by 2022. For more information about the HVAC/R technician program at CCNN, call 775-241-4445.