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Heating, Ventilation & Air Conditioning (HVAC) Program in Modesto, CA

Does the idea of using your mechanical aptitude to enhance personal comfort in all seasons appeal to you? IOT’s HVAC program can prepare you for entry into the exciting, growing field of HVAC technology.

A community of learning

We believe your HVAC training classes are an extension of your real-world career, offering hands-on learning experiences and instructors averaging 12-plus years of field experience.

Training that transfers to your career

Your HVAC classes can help you grow in all aspects of theory, technique, and practices of heating and cooling systems operation.  Your immersion in this field extends to installation, maintenance, and troubleshooting. HVAC industry standards are also emphasized.

IOT gives you the advantage of a personal toolkit, included in the cost of your program, which you can use in both your learning and work setting.

What can I do?

As an entry-level HVAC technician, you can work in residential and commercial settings, such as:

  • Air conditioning technician
  • Heating technician
  • Refrigeration technician
  • Systems engineer

Hours of Instruction / Program Length

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.

Get Started

Start a new career in HVAC in the Modesto, Stockton, Ceres & Turlock area. At the Institute of Technology, get an HVAC certification and change your future. It’s time to get started – contact us today.

Program Performance (California Campuses)

ACCSC Graduation Rate: 73%
ACCSC Placement Rate: 81%
Placement Rate Methodology: All students who completed the program and started between March 1, 2013 and February 28, 2014 are included in this calculation. 2.7% of the graduates, (or 7 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 Completion Rate: 65%
BPPE Placement Rate: 79%
Placement Rate Methodology: All students who completed the program within 100% of normal program length and were scheduled to graduate in 2014 are included in this calculation. 2.2% of the graduates, (or 5 graduates), have been included in the placement rate calculation, which have been waived for placement for one of the following reasons: death, become incarcerated, are called to active military duty, are international students that leave the United States or do not have a visa allowing employment in the United States, or are continuing their education in an accredited or bureau-approved postsecondary institution. These waivers have been included in the calculation in compliance with the Bureau for Private Postsecondary Education regulations for calculating annual programmatic placement rates.

Occupational Outcomes: HVAC Mechanics & Installers, Service Technicians (SOC Codes 49-9021, 49-1011, 49-9099)

Median Federal Loan Amount: $9,400.00
Median Private Loan Amount: $486.16
Median Institutional Loan Amount: $0.00
Tuition and Fees: $18,025.00 (Books and supplies included)
Credit Hours: 48.5 quarter credit hours

Campus Performance

ACCSC Graduation Rate: 66%
ACCSC Placement Rate: 75%
Placement Rate Methodology: All students who completed the program and started between March 1, 2013 and February 28, 2014 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.