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HVACR Program Overview

The heating, ventilation, air conditioning and refrigeration (HVACR) program is designed to prepare you to pursue a career in less than a year.84,125 This program prepares students for entry-level careers such as HVACR technician, installation technician and refrigeration technician, just to name a few.77.1 In addition to learning various systems, you’ll prepare to test for certifications that are valued by the industry.

9 months

From start to finish

8 campuses

Locations to train

HVACR Courses

Our HVACR course topics are designed to build your knowledge from the ground up. No prior experience required.

  • HVACR Core, Basic Electricity and Motors.
  • Fundamentals of Refrigeration.
  • Heating Systems I.
  • Indoor Air Fundamentals.
  • Heating Systems II.
  • Air Conditioning and Alternative Systems.
  • Sheetmetal, Installation, Codes and EPA.
  • Building Management and NATE Core.
  • Commercial Refrigeration I.
  • Commercial Refrigeration II.

HVACR Technician Training

Working on HVACR systems requires an awareness of safety procedures, knowledge of heating and cooling, familiarity with tools used in the industry and the ability to perform a variety of manual skills. In the program, you’ll learn all of this and more. Some key topics covered in the program include:

  • Schematics use and interpretation.
  • Piping and fitting basics.
  • Air handling and hydronics.
  • AC and DC circuits and components.
  • Sheet metal ductwork.
  • Vent system selection and installation.
  • Mechanical and electronic controls
  • Customer relations.

HVACR Technician School Locations

Program coming to UTI Avondale, Bloomfield and Long Beach. Program coming to UTI Sacramento pending regulatory approval.

Invest in Your Future

There’s no shortage of things to do for HVACR technicians. Both residential and commercial industries rely on their expertise to keep systems running.


Median annual salary* for HVACR technicians58
*Not entry-level and is dependent on factors like experience, location, and employer compensation.


Projected total HVACR technician employment in the U.S. by 203272

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