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Pursue a Career as an HVAC Technician at Our Redding Campus

If you’re seeking an outlet for your mechanical skills but can’t find the right opportunity, the Institute of Technology can put you on the path to a fulfilling and rewarding career. IOT Redding’s HVAC program blends online learning, in-person classroom and hands-on laboratory instruction. 

Don’t worry if you’ve been too busy for school – IOT Redding can help you work around it with flexible class schedules. Our graduates pursue a variety of technician opportunities in:

  • Refrigeration 
  • Air conditioning 
  • Heating 
  • Systems engineering
  • And more!

What makes HVAC such a promising field?

  • HVAC technicians are needed to address a widespread and growing emphasis on energy efficiency.
  • Legislative pollution reduction mandates place a premium on the skill and expertise of trained and certified HVAC professionals.

What are job growth projections for HVAC engineering?

  • According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, more than 40,000 annual job openings are projected for heating, refrigeration, and air conditioning mechanics and installers over the current decade.* 
  • As an aging HVAC workforce retires, more new mechanics will be needed.
  • It is estimated that HVAC employment will grow 5 percent annually through at least 2031.

U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, 2022.

What does “flexibility” mean for prospective students who can’t take on a traditional school schedule? 

  • Students can choose from a full slate of morning, afternoon, and evening classes. (IOT’s post-graduation job placement rate is 81 percent.)

How else does IOT prepare students for an HVAC career?

  • IOT prepares students for the EPA HVAC Certification Exam, a Type 1 test consisting of 50 multiple choice questions.
  • IOT offers career placement support and assistance to all graduates, even if they’ve been out of school for a while.

Where is IOT’s HVAC program taught?

  • Students can attend classes at our Redding, Clovis, and Modesto campuses.

A Diverse and Growing Field

Today’s HVAC job opportunities are many and diverse, ranging from plumbing and pipefitting to home appliance repair, welding and soldering, and much more. Contact us today for more information. Take the first step toward an exciting career opportunity today!



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