HVAC/R Training Courses in Pottsville, PA

Do you like to work with complex systems and solve difficult problems? Do you enjoy working with your hands? If so, then earning your Associate in Specialized Business through McCann’s Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning/Refrigeration program could be for you.

Thanks to hands-on, comprehensive HVAC/R training courses, you can graduate with an Associate in Specialized Business Degree from McCann School of Business & Technology in as little as 20 months. Hundreds of students like you from the Frackville, Bloomsburg, Pine Grove, Tamaqua and Pottsville areas, have chosen to start their careers with an education from McCann.

Plus, this program is offered through our CampusFlex track which brings you the best of both on-campus classes and online coursework. You’ll spend the majority of your time at our campus, training in a group environment and complete some of your coursework online.

HVAC MECHANICS 21%

Projected job growth 2012 - 2022*

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Prepare Yourself with Hands-On HVAC/R Training Classes

With the HVAC/R training you’ll receive at McCann, you will be prepared to enter the job market with the experience you need. You will take the necessary classes and get hands-on training in our HVAC/R classroom, which is stocked with gas and electrical heating systems as well as commercial refrigeration systems for you to use as part of your coursework.

Courses you’ll take on the way to earning your Associate in Specialized Business Degree for HVAC/R include:

  • Industrial Safety: General safety practices and regulations will be examined in this course. Students will focus on identifying, correcting and avoiding unsafe workplace situations. Personal Protective Equipment and personal safety practices along with job specific safety techniques will be examined.
  • Introduction to Electrical Theory: This course will provide instruction on the various laws and principles of electricity. Electrical energy fundamentals will be examined along with the relationships of electrical quantities within Ohm's Law and the principles of magnetic induction. Calculations will be performed with series, parallel and combination circuits.
  • Electrical Motors: This course will provide instruction on the various types of electric motors and their applications. Topics consist of single-phase and three-phase motors, capacitor start/run motors, direct current motors and interpreting the nameplate data to provide the student with a working knowledge of electrical motors. 

This program will help prepare you for the EPA Refrigerant Transition and Recovery Certification examination. To learn more about the HVAC/R training classes we offer, download our Course Catalog.

Find Your Career with HVAC/R Technician Certification

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the demand for individuals who know how to work with electrical systems will increase 21% by the year 2022*. Our approach to HVAC/R training and courses will prepare you for your new career. Here are a few of the potential jobs open to you when you graduate from McCann School of Business & Technology:

Refrigeration Mechanic and Installer
Once you complete your HVAC/R training program, you will be prepared to become a Refrigeration Mechanic and Installer. In this position you will install, maintain and repair complex refrigeration systems in residential homes, industrial parks and commercial enterprises like major restaurants.

Heating and Air Conditioning Mechanic and Installer
When it comes time for winter or summer, you will be the go-to person for families and businesses. As a Heating and Air Conditioning Mechanic and Installer, you will provide the necessary heat in the winter and cool air in the summer to keep people feeling comfortable.

Learn More about HVAC/R Training Courses at McCann

Here at McCann, you will learn what you need to know to earn your Associate in Specialized Business Degree for HVAC/R. Get started today by calling us at 866.865.8065 or clicking here to request more information.

*Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2014-15 Edition, Heating, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration Mechanics and Installers, on the Internet at http://www.bls.gov/ooh/installation-maintenance-and-repair/heating-air-conditioning-and-refrigeration-mechanics-and-installers.htm (visited May 22, 2015).