Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning Diploma Program

Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Diploma Program

Considering a career in HVACR? Rockford Career College's new program has you covered. Even with summer rolling around the corner, we are preparing for our next start date so you can reach your goals. Here are ten reasons why HVACR might be the perfect career choice for you:

Top 10 Reasons to Become an HVAC/R Technician

  1. You want a job where you will be in high demand*.
    Nearly all homes and businesses rely on HVACR systems and technicians!
  2. 10 Month Program 
    You could be employed in your dream career field in less than a year.
  3. Great Projected Growth
    Between 2016 and 2026, HVACR jobs are expected to increase by fifteen percent, or 48,800 positions.1
  4. Career Flexibility
    You can specialize in the areas of maintenance and installation that interest you. There is also potential for upwards mobility and wage growth as you learn more on the job.
  5. Useful Knowledge
    Learning about plumbing, refrigeration, electrical, and other building systems is useful not only for work, but also around your own home.
  6. EPA Universal Certification
    RCC prepares you for the EPA certification exam so you can be ready to work.
  7. Hands-On Work
    Stay busy and active with new challenges at every site!
  8. Travel
    HVACR services are needed across the country, allowing you to pursue jobs where you choose.
  9. Meet New People
    Every day is a unique experience as you assist a variety of clients and hone your communication and customer service skills.
  10. July 30th Start
    You do not have to wait until the fall to begin! Call 888.680.6682 or submit our Request Information form today to learn more. Use this summer to get a jump start on your career, and you can stay cool knowing your HVACR dream could soon be realized.

1 Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, Heating, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration Mechanics and Installers, on the Internet at https://www.bls.gov/ooh/installation-maintenance-and-repair/heating-air-... (visited May 27, 2018).

https://www.bls.gov/ooh/installation-maintenance-and-repair/heating-air-conditioning-and-refrigeration-mechanics-and-installers.htm    retrieved 5/11/2018

Program length – 10 months

Rockford Career College is required by the Federal Department of Education to provide the following disclosures to educate consumers on information such as completion rates, median loan debt, and placement rates. Reporting timeframes vary by program length – please refer to the disclosure form for dates of the reported data. The information is based off annual reports provided to the institutional accreditor during the previous reporting year. If you have any questions regarding any disclosure information, please reach out to our admissions department for clarification. http://rockfordcareercollege.edu/disclose/RCCHVAC-D/47.0201-Gedt.html

On-campus program
The Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning & Refrigeration program prepares students to seek entry-level employment in the industry. HVACR courses include installation, maintenance and repair of HVAC systems with a strong focus on industry safety practices. Upon completion, you could be prepared for the EPA certification exam and for entry-level work as an HVAC installer or mechanic.

For several reasons, the career outlook for the HVAC industry is very bright. New construction, new technology and a focus on environmental issues are contributing to demand for qualified technicians.

Demand for HVACR installers is expected to grow by 15% with 88,800 new job openings between 2016 and 2026.1
1U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2016-2017 Edition, Job Outlook, retrieved 5/11/2018

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