HVAC & Basic Refrigeration Training

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HVAC & Basic Refrigeration Training Program Details

Berks Technical Institute’s comprehensive Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning & Basic Refrigeration program prepares you for a career as an HVAC professional. We combine classroom-style education with simulated on-the-job hands-on learning to prepare you for what a career servicing a variety of different types of equipment will be like once you graduate. With enrollment starting on a rolling basis every 5 weeks and programs that can be completed in 10 months, your dream career is in your near future! By the end of our program, you’ll be prepared to sit for the EPA Section 608 Technician certification.*

*BTI does not guarantee third-party certifications. Certification requirements for taking and passing certification examinations are not controlled by BTI but by outside agencies and are subject to change by the agencies without notice to BTI. Therefore, BTI cannot guarantee that graduates will be eligible to take certification examinations, regardless of their eligibility status upon enrollment.

What’s Covered
  • Air Conditioning
  • Electrical Systems
  • Heating & Heat Pumps
  • Refrigeration
  • Technical Customer Service
  • Business Communications
  • Equipment Repairs

What is NCCER?

The National Center for Construction Education and Research (NCCER), created in 1996, is a not-for-profit 501(c)(3) education foundation. NCCER was developed with the support of more than 125 construction CEOs, and various association and academic leaders to create a standardized training and credentialing program for the construction industry.

Why is NCCER important to you?

Earning NCCER’s industry-recognized credentials means you, having undergone approved training, and have met the standards set by the NCCER. Your universally recognized credentials in your craft represent a national portability of your skills.

Additionally, NCCER manages credentialing and certification through its Registry System, which assists craft trainees and professionals by maintaining their records in a secure database.

NCCER also drives multiple initiatives to enhance career development and recruitment efforts for the industry, primarily through its Build Your Future initiative.

Why is NCCER important to employers?

Many organizations and companies track the qualifications of their craft professionals and possible new hires through NCCER’s Registry System. Those with NCCER credentials may be more desirable to potential employers.

What Does an HVAC & Basic Refrigeration Technician Do?

Still unsure if HVAC & Basic Refrigeration is the program for you? Let’s walk through some of the main tasks and day-to-day routine of what it looks like to be an HVAC & Basic Refrigeration technician.

*BTI cannot guarantee employment or salary.

Installation

  • Prepping and ensuring job site safety
  • Performing HVAC installs and removals
  • Connecting and changing electrical wiring
  • Testing for carbon dioxide and monoxide
  • Following complex blueprints

Maintenance & Troubleshooting

  • Performing diagnoses using diagnostic tools
  • Troubleshooting systems
  • Performing tests and analyzing results
  • Performing repair work while maintaining site safety
  • Verifying systems have been fully repaired

Customer Service

  • Listening and understanding customer needs and concerns
  • Clearly communicating the issue and solutions to the costumer
  • Explaining complex and intricate pricing
  • Accurately pricing out time needed for repair

Ready to Enroll?

Start earning your way to the career training you have been dreaming of with our hands-on programs at Berks Technical Institute. BTI is the perfect place to begin your journey in skills-based careers. Learn more about our programs or schedule a tour to visit our innovative learning labs and campus today.

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