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Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning

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.

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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.

HVAC system

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
***Program availability varies by location

What can I do with the HVAC program?

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
  • Systems Engineer
HVAC hardware

What Program Graduates Say

  • "I learned a lot from all my teachers at IOT. I really enjoyed my hands on classes. I was offered a job soon after graduation."

    Dewayne L.

  • "Every night I wonder, ‘What is the next day going to have?’ IOT helped me get my head in the ballgame and taught me how to go for it – the rest of my life. Invest in yourself. IOT was an investment in myself that’s paid off."

    Michael H.

  • "I came to IOT with struggles to overcome, a less than stellar background, and had many things that were holding me back from succeeding in life. But with the support of my church, Christ and the staff at IOT, I was able to overcome the obstacles I faced and succeed with a job as an Appliance Technician at Appliance Service Plus."

    Lorenzo P.

Where Can I Study?

ACCSC Graduation Rate: 74%
ACCSC Placement Rate: 78%
Placement Rate Methodology: All students who completed the program and started between March 1, 2018 and February 28, 2019 are included in this calculation. 2% of the graduates (or 1 graduate), 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.

Program Cost: $18,248.00 + Fees, Books, and Supplies
Credit Hours: 48.5 quarter credit hours

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: 76%
ACCSC Placement Rate: 83%
Placement Rate Methodology: All students who completed the program and started between March 1, 2018 and February 28, 2019 are included in this calculation. 1.9% of the graduates (or 2 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 150% Graduation Rate: 68%
BPPE Placement Rate: 81%
Placement Rate Methodology: All students who completed the program within 150% of normal program length and were scheduled to graduate in 2019 are included in this calculation. 2.7% of the graduates, (or 3 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.

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

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

ACCSC Graduation Rate: 81%
ACCSC Placement Rate: 85%
Placement Rate Methodology: All students who completed the program and started between March 1, 2018 and February 28, 2019 are included in this calculation. 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.

Program Cost: $18,248.00 + Fees, Books, and Supplies
Credit Hours: 48.5 quarter credit hours

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: 76%
ACCSC Placement Rate: 83%
Placement Rate Methodology: All students who completed the program and started between March 1, 2018 and February 28, 2019 are included in this calculation. 1.9% of the graduates (or 2 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 150% Graduation Rate: 68%
BPPE Placement Rate: 81%
Placement Rate Methodology: All students who completed the program within 150% of normal program length and were scheduled to graduate in 2019 are included in this calculation. 2.7% of the graduates, (or 3 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.

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

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

ACCSC Graduation Rate: 70%
ACCSC Placement Rate: 94%
Placement Rate Methodology: All students who completed the program and started between March 1, 2018 and February 28, 2019 are included in this calculation. 5.3% of the graduates (or 1 graduate), 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.

Program Cost: $18,248.00 + Fees, Books, and Supplies
Credit Hours: 48.5 quarter credit hours

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: 76%
ACCSC Placement Rate: 83%
Placement Rate Methodology: All students who completed the program and started between March 1, 2018 and February 28, 2019 are included in this calculation. 1.9% of the graduates (or 2 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 150% Graduation Rate: 68%
BPPE Placement Rate: 81%
Placement Rate Methodology: All students who completed the program within 150% of normal program length and were scheduled to graduate in 2019 are included in this calculation. 2.7% of the graduates, (or 3 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.

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

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

ACCSC Graduation Rate: 74%
ACCSC Placement Rate: 78%
Placement Rate Methodology: All students who completed the program and started between March 1, 2018 and February 28, 2019 are included in this calculation. 2% of the graduates (or 1 graduate), 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.

Program Cost: $18,248.00 + Fees, Books, and Supplies
Credit Hours: 48.5 quarter credit hours

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: 76%
ACCSC Placement Rate: 83%
Placement Rate Methodology: All students who completed the program and started between March 1, 2018 and February 28, 2019 are included in this calculation. 1.9% of the graduates (or 2 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 150% Graduation Rate: 68%
BPPE Placement Rate: 81%
Placement Rate Methodology: All students who completed the program within 150% of normal program length and were scheduled to graduate in 2019 are included in this calculation. 2.7% of the graduates, (or 3 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.

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

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

ACCSC Graduation Rate: 81%
ACCSC Placement Rate: 85%
Placement Rate Methodology: All students who completed the program and started between March 1, 2018 and February 28, 2019 are included in this calculation. 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.

Program Cost: $18,248.00 + Fees, Books, and Supplies
Credit Hours: 48.5 quarter credit hours

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: 76%
ACCSC Placement Rate: 83%
Placement Rate Methodology: All students who completed the program and started between March 1, 2018 and February 28, 2019 are included in this calculation. 1.9% of the graduates (or 2 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 150% Graduation Rate: 68%
BPPE Placement Rate: 81%
Placement Rate Methodology: All students who completed the program within 150% of normal program length and were scheduled to graduate in 2019 are included in this calculation. 2.7% of the graduates, (or 3 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.

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

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

ACCSC Graduation Rate: 70%
ACCSC Placement Rate: 94%
Placement Rate Methodology: All students who completed the program and started between March 1, 2018 and February 28, 2019 are included in this calculation. 5.3% of the graduates (or 1 graduate), 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.

Program Cost: $18,248.00 + Fees, Books, and Supplies
Credit Hours: 48.5 quarter credit hours

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: 76%
ACCSC Placement Rate: 83%
Placement Rate Methodology: All students who completed the program and started between March 1, 2018 and February 28, 2019 are included in this calculation. 1.9% of the graduates (or 2 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 150% Graduation Rate: 68%
BPPE Placement Rate: 81%
Placement Rate Methodology: All students who completed the program within 150% of normal program length and were scheduled to graduate in 2019 are included in this calculation. 2.7% of the graduates, (or 3 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.

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

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