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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.

Campus Performance

ACCSC Graduation Rate: 64%
ACCSC Placement Rate: 72%
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.

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