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Heating Technician

A Heating Technician Program will teach a student how to perform construction related tasks in the residential market dealing with the design, installation and servicing of heating, ventilation and cooling systems through forced air or hydronic means, often including either sheet-metal/duct work and/or piping installation. The Heating Technician program will generally take 2 years to complete.

A graduate of the Heating Technician Program will be expected to fully understand trades math, the basics of electrical work, and the fundamentals of heat loss. A student will also become well aware of the regulatory rule and procedures in place to govern the safety and installation of all equipment.

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Heating, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration Mechanics and Installers
Wage: $43,000
10 Year Growth Rate: 8.7%
Self Employed: 12.7%
Unemployment Rate: 3.6%
Employed Part Time: 3.6%

Education Requirements:
Long-term on-the-job training
Heat Treating Equipment Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic
Wage: $35,000
10 Year Growth Rate: -14.8%
Self Employed: 0.0%
Unemployment Rate: 5.7%
Employed Part Time: 3.8%

Education Requirements:
Moderate-term on-the-job training