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Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning (HVAC)

IOT Fast Facts

  • Growing emphasis on energy efficiency and pollution reduction will require more HVAC technicians
  • HVAC jobs are expected to grow 21% by 2022*
  • Morning, afternoon, or evening programs available for your convenience
  • Preparation for EPA Certification Exam
*Source: BLS.gov
**http://www.labormarketinfo.edd.ca.gov

Do you want to use your mechanical aptitude and love of problem-solving to serve the personal climate comfort of others? IOT can prepare you to provide relief from extreme weather elements in all seasons through career training as an HVAC technician.

Believing in your real-world success

IOT’s Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning (HVAC) program provides hands-on training for students in the theories, techniques, and practices involved in the HVAC field. Students will learn to install, maintain, and troubleshoot HVAC system installations and will be conversant with industry standards. Students are also prepared to complete the EPA Universal certification process, which is required for graduation.

IOT includes a toolkit in the cost of the program.

What can I do?

As a graduate of IOT’s HVAC training, you can pursue a variety of entry-level technician opportunities supporting HVAC contractors in both residential and commercial construction. Entry point roles include Refrigeration Technician, Heating Technician, Air Conditioning Technician, and Systems Engineer.

Learn about the career outlook for HVAC!

Hours of Instruction/Program Length

California Campuses
This program is 800 hours and 48.5 quarter credit hours. Classes are held Monday through Thursday for 40 weeks. An Independent Study component is included. See your admissions representative for available class times.

Salem Campus
This program is 800 hours and 57 quarter credit hours. Classes are held Monday through Thursday for 40 weeks. See your admissions representative for available class times.

General Info:

To obtain employment as an HVAC technician, applicants may be required by future employers to have a clean driving record and may find it difficult to obtain employment in the industry if there are issues with their driving record.

If you’re ready to step into an exciting new role in the HVAC field, contact IOT today to request information about our accelerated programs.

Our HVAC program is offered at the following campuses:

California Campuses

Total Program Cost: $18,025.00
Credit Hours: 48.5 quarter credit hours

Median Federal Loan Amount: $9,400.00
Median Private Loan Amount: $678.18
Median Institutional Loan Amount: $0.00

For a breakdown of program costs, view our Tuition and Expenses page.

The performance numbers listed here represent the Completion and Placement Rates for this program across all campuses.

ACCSC Graduation Rate: 65%
ACCSC Placement Rate: 78%
Placement Rate Methodology: All students who completed the program and started between March 1, 2014 and February 28, 2015 are included in this calculation. 0.0% of the graduates, (or 0 graduates), have been included in the placement rate calculation, which have been waived for placement for one of the following reasons: death, incarceration, active military service deployment, the onset of a medical condition that prevents employment, or they were an international student who returned to their country of origin, or they continued their education in an accredited institution of higher education (postsecondary) on at least a half-time basis. These waivers have been included in the calculation in compliance with ACCSC Standards of Accreditation for calculating programmatic placement rates.

BPPE On-time Completion Rate: 57%
BPPE Placement Rate: N/A
Placement Rate Methodology: Because of the change in the Bureau’s reporting regulations, which became effective on July 14, 2016, this institution was not required to collect the data for its 2015 and prior graduates.

Graduates of this program are trained for employment in any of the following Standard Occupational Classification (SOC) Codes.

SOC Code Occupation
47-2152 Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters
47-2211 Sheet Metal Workers
47-4099 Construction and Related Workers, All Other
49-1011 First-Line Supervisors of Mechanics, Installers, and Repairers
49-9021 Heating, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration Mechanics and Installers
49-9031 Home Appliance Repairers
49-9043 Maintenance Workers, Machinery
49-9071 Maintenance and Repair Workers, General
49-9091 Coin, Vending, and Amusement Machine Servicers and Repairers
49-9098 Helpers--Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Workers
49-9099 Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Workers, All Other
51-4121 Welders, Cutters, Solderers, and Brazers
+ Program Cost

Total Program Cost: $18,025.00
Credit Hours: 48.5 quarter credit hours

Median Federal Loan Amount: $9,400.00
Median Private Loan Amount: $678.18
Median Institutional Loan Amount: $0.00

For a breakdown of program costs, view our Tuition and Expenses page.

+ Program Performance

The performance numbers listed here represent the Completion and Placement Rates for this program across all campuses.

ACCSC Graduation Rate: 65%
ACCSC Placement Rate: 78%
Placement Rate Methodology: All students who completed the program and started between March 1, 2014 and February 28, 2015 are included in this calculation. 0.0% of the graduates, (or 0 graduates), have been included in the placement rate calculation, which have been waived for placement for one of the following reasons: death, incarceration, active military service deployment, the onset of a medical condition that prevents employment, or they were an international student who returned to their country of origin, or they continued their education in an accredited institution of higher education (postsecondary) on at least a half-time basis. These waivers have been included in the calculation in compliance with ACCSC Standards of Accreditation for calculating programmatic placement rates.

BPPE On-time Completion Rate: 57%
BPPE Placement Rate: N/A
Placement Rate Methodology: Because of the change in the Bureau’s reporting regulations, which became effective on July 14, 2016, this institution was not required to collect the data for its 2015 and prior graduates.

+ Occupational Outcomes

Graduates of this program are trained for employment in any of the following Standard Occupational Classification (SOC) Codes.

SOC Code Occupation
47-2152 Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters
47-2211 Sheet Metal Workers
47-4099 Construction and Related Workers, All Other
49-1011 First-Line Supervisors of Mechanics, Installers, and Repairers
49-9021 Heating, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration Mechanics and Installers
49-9031 Home Appliance Repairers
49-9043 Maintenance Workers, Machinery
49-9071 Maintenance and Repair Workers, General
49-9091 Coin, Vending, and Amusement Machine Servicers and Repairers
49-9098 Helpers--Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Workers
49-9099 Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Workers, All Other
51-4121 Welders, Cutters, Solderers, and Brazers

Salem Campus

Total Program Cost: $17,975.00
Credit Hours: 57 quarter credit hours

Median Federal Loan Amount: $9,400.00
Median Private Loan Amount: $579.51
Median Institutional Loan Amount: $0.00

For a breakdown of program costs, view our Tuition and Expenses page.

The performance numbers listed here represent the Completion and Placement Rates for this program at the Salem, Oregon Campus.

ACCET Graduation Rate: 73%
ACCET Placement Rate: 84%
Placement Rate Methodology: All students who completed the program within 150% of the normal program length and were originally scheduled to complete the program. 5.4% of graduates (or 2 graduates), have been included in the placement rate calculation, who have completed training, but have waived placement assistance and are designated as waivers. ACCET has set a 15% maximum for the percentage allowed in the waiver column, all of which must be documented, including the student's signature, date, and notification of a specific reason for the waiver. Waivers that bring the percentage above 15% will be disallowed and will increase the number of eligible completions, thereby decreasing the placement percentage.

HECC Completion Rate: 61%
HECC Placement Rate: 78%
Placement Rate Methodology: All students who completed the program and attended school between January 1, 2015 and December 31, 2015 are included in this calculation.

Graduates of this program are trained for employment in any of the following Standard Occupational Classification (SOC) Codes.

SOC Code Occupation
47-2152 Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters
47-2211 Sheet Metal Workers
47-4099 Construction and Related Workers, All Other
49-1011 First-Line Supervisors of Mechanics, Installers, and Repairers
49-9021 Heating, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration Mechanics and Installers
49-9031 Home Appliance Repairers
49-9043 Maintenance Workers, Machinery
49-9071 Maintenance and Repair Workers, General
49-9091 Coin, Vending, and Amusement Machine Servicers and Repairers
49-9098 Helpers--Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Workers
49-9099 Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Workers, All Other
51-4121 Welders, Cutters, Solderers, and Brazers
+ Program Cost

Total Program Cost: $17,975.00
Credit Hours: 57 quarter credit hours

Median Federal Loan Amount: $9,400.00
Median Private Loan Amount: $579.51
Median Institutional Loan Amount: $0.00

For a breakdown of program costs, view our Tuition and Expenses page.

+ Program Performance

The performance numbers listed here represent the Completion and Placement Rates for this program at the Salem, Oregon Campus.

ACCET Graduation Rate: 73%
ACCET Placement Rate: 84%
Placement Rate Methodology: All students who completed the program within 150% of the normal program length and were originally scheduled to complete the program. 5.4% of graduates (or 2 graduates), have been included in the placement rate calculation, who have completed training, but have waived placement assistance and are designated as waivers. ACCET has set a 15% maximum for the percentage allowed in the waiver column, all of which must be documented, including the student's signature, date, and notification of a specific reason for the waiver. Waivers that bring the percentage above 15% will be disallowed and will increase the number of eligible completions, thereby decreasing the placement percentage.

HECC Completion Rate: 61%
HECC Placement Rate: 78%
Placement Rate Methodology: All students who completed the program and attended school between January 1, 2015 and December 31, 2015 are included in this calculation.

+ Occupational Outcomes

Graduates of this program are trained for employment in any of the following Standard Occupational Classification (SOC) Codes.

SOC Code Occupation
47-2152 Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters
47-2211 Sheet Metal Workers
47-4099 Construction and Related Workers, All Other
49-1011 First-Line Supervisors of Mechanics, Installers, and Repairers
49-9021 Heating, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration Mechanics and Installers
49-9031 Home Appliance Repairers
49-9043 Maintenance Workers, Machinery
49-9071 Maintenance and Repair Workers, General
49-9091 Coin, Vending, and Amusement Machine Servicers and Repairers
49-9098 Helpers--Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Workers
49-9099 Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Workers, All Other
51-4121 Welders, Cutters, Solderers, and Brazers