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HVACR Technician FAQs
Heating, air conditioning, and refrigeration (HVACR) technicians, also called installers or mechanics, work on the systems that control the temperature, humidity, and quality of the air in our homes, workplaces, and all other types of buildings.
To become an HVACR technician, you will first have to work as an apprentice under a licensed technician for up to 2,000 hours. However, apprenticeships are competitive, so having formal training and a “work ready” certificate significantly improve your chances of success.
Yes. This HVACR Technician Certification course will prepare you for entry-level work ready certificates:
- HVAC Excellence “Employment Ready” Certificate
- NATE “Ready to Work” Certificate
Yes. For job seekers just entering the HVACR field, a work ready certificates show prospective employers that you have a fundamental understanding of HVACR systems, maintenance and troubleshooting