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Programs for the Best Jobs

Programs for the Best Jobs


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Heating & Cooling Technology
Career Opportunities
HVAC Technician
Service Technician
Environmental Technician
Commercial Refrigeration Technician
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Average Salary
According to the US Department of Labor and Bureau of Labor Statistics, the median annual wage for career opportunities from this program is:
$38,923.00
Heating & Cooling Technology
Description
The Heating and Cooling Technology program provides students with skills and knowledge in mechanics, electricity and sheet metal. Students also receive extensive training in energy management and environmental controls technology to include renewable energy resources such as geothermal and solar technology. Laboratory time is spent installing and servicing heating and cooling systems, as well as designing and forming sheet metal patterns for ductwork.

Graduates are prepared for an expanding field that includes jobs in sales, service, installation and industrial maintenance for a company or as a self-employed contractor. Some typical jobs include service or installation technician, sales, service trainer, industrial maintenance, supervisor, manufacturer’s representative or business owner.

The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) estimates a 34% increase in heating and cooling jobs through 2020.  The industry is growing, and the demand for qualified people both in the field and in the office is creating an interesting set of diverse HVACR positions.  Moving beyond traditional positions in an HVACR contracting firm, those looking for jobs can expect to see some new ones pop up in the near future. New career paths for the HVACR industry include energy auditor, green-technology specialist, and equipment performance-testing specialist to name a few.

Students may complete the first year of the curriculum and earn a one-year diploma.

2013-14 Heating & Cooling Technology Student Handbook

Our instructors are NATE certified proving that they are the finest in the industry and proudly display the NATE logo—a symbol recognized throughout the industry as the mark of technician excellence.

Graduates are prepared for an expanding field that includes jobs in sales, service, installation and industrial maintenance for a company or as a self-employed contractor. Some typical jobs include service or installation technician, sales, service trainer, industrial maintenance, supervisor, manufacturer’s representative or business owner.
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Note: A combination degree requiring completion of selected courses in the Heating and Cooling Technology program and courses in the Propane & Natural Gas Technology program is available. Check with the Admissions office for details.

Students in this program are required to purchase a laptop computer from MTI.  The laptop will have the necessary software installed and will be serviced free of charge while the student is attending MTI.
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