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The demand for qualified HVAC/R* technicians and installers is growing


HVAC/R Technology*

HVAC systems are constantly running and are always going to need maintenance and repair. That’s why the HVAC industry expects the demand for new installer and technician jobs to grow by 5% with an average pay of over $24 an hour (that’s $50,000+ a year).**

The HVAC/R training program at ICT offers training in all phases of repair and maintenance of heating, ventilation, air conditioning, and refrigeration systems. The program also includes the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Certifications in the management of refrigerants and North American Technicians Excellence (NATE) Certifications, designed to recognize truly excellent and capable HVAC/R professionals. Graduation will help you qualify for a wide range of technician, support, repair, and maintenance positions in the HVAC/R and refrigeration field.

What you’ll learn:

  • Residential and Commercial Refrigeration
  • Gas, Electric and Heat Pump Heating Systems
  • HVAC Controls and Systems
  • Principles of Electrical Circuits
  • HVAC/R Computer Fundamentals
  • Low Voltage Controls and Thermostats
  • Customer Service and Safety
  • Refrigeration Management and EPA Certification


The HVAC/R training at ICT includes an externship. This program places you at a partnering company for 135 hours.  This extensive field experience gives the student the opportunity to put their new skills to work in a career environment and learn firsthand and work next to experienced HVAC experts. Plus, our Lifetime Career Placement Support program will be there to help you find work whenever you need it.

Take the first step together! Contact us now to learn more.

Residential HVAC technician working on HVAC unit
Residential HVAC technician working on HVAC unit

Program Highlights

EPA & NATE Certifications

135 Hours of Real-World Experience

Light Refrigeration

*This program is officially approved by the Council on Occupational Education as HVAC/R Technology

Lifetime Career Placement Support

Our Lifetime Career Placement Support is there to help you find work after graduation and whenever you might need job assistance in the future.

Let’s take the first step — contact us to start your application or learn more.

Career paths

  • Refrigeration Technician or Mechanic
  • Evaporative Cooler Installer
  • Refrigeration Unit Repair
  • HVAC Installer/Servicer
  • Residential Installation Helper
  • Residential & Light Commercial Installer, Maintenance or Service Technician

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From high school diploma to a career

No plan? No problem! We have a team to assist you and offer day or evening classes to fit your schedule.

Why choose ICT?

For the past 35 years, we’ve helped more than 150,000 students just like you, get their career training.

Hands-on Training

At ICT we take an interactive approach to learning

Industry-recognized Certifications Prior to Graduation

As part of your graduation requirements, we prepare you for and help you earn relevant industry-recognized certifications

Financial Assistance

Our team will help you navigate financial aid and explore ways to fund your training


Put your new skills to use and graduate with 135 hours of real-world experience

Career Placement Support

We will help you after graduation and anytime in the future you need career assistance

Approved for VA Benefits

We’re proud to participate in any program that provides assistance to those who have served

Flexible Schedules

Day and evening options, so you can still have a life

Find out what ICT can do for your future

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