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HVAC/R Technician Program

  • Graduate in 7 months
  • Flexible schedules
  • Earn national certifications
  • Job placement help after graduation

What Is HVAC/R Technician Training?

Overall, HVAC/R techs install, repair, and keep systems running smoothly. Additionally, techs help protect our planet by making sure heating and cooling systems meet environmental laws.

Since every building needs temperature control, Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration (HVAC/R) Technicians are in high demand everywhere.

Because of several factors, demand for HVAC/R technicians is projected to grow in the coming years. That is why now is a better time than ever to get your foot in the door and start your new career.

As an HVAC/R technician, you’ll spend your workday:

  • Installing, repairing, and maintaining HVAC/R systems;
  • Cleaning units;
  • Keeping daily logs and records;
  • And much more.

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Your 3 Step Career Path

Undeniably, school is a major commitment and can feel complicated. That is why we’ve broken the process down into 3 simple steps:

Career Journey Step 1

First, meet with Admissions and learn about student life, courses, and payment options. So far, most programs are FAFSA & GI Bill® eligible.
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Career Journey Step 2

Secondly, enroll and learn from industry pros and build your skills. Because NTI's flexible classes work around your busy life.
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Career Journey Step 3

Finally, after graduation you'll get 1-on-1 help with finding a job. And, you'll connect with companies that want to hire you.
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HVAC/R Technician Training Program Overview


HVAC/R Technician Program Description

Because the HVAC training program mixes classroom and lab instruction, you’ll get the best experience. And you’ll build the skills you need to succeed in the HVAC/R industry.

During the course, you’ll learn how to install, maintain, and service different HVAC/R systems. And you’ll earn several national certifications.

Finally, as a graduate, you’ll be awarded a Career Diploma.

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During training, you'll get hands-on with working HVAC/R units.

Hands-on HVAC/R Technician Training

Firstly, HVAC/R is a hands-on job. So, you’ll be trained by industry pros in fully-equipped shops. Above all, you’ll learn by doing at NTI.

HVAC/R Technician students get full training in:

  • Safety standards;
  • Home and business systems;
  • Installation;
  • Maintenance;
  • Repair;
  • Electrical wiring.
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Learn by doing. Because instructors show you how systems work instead of giving you a book to read.

Earn National Certifications

Employers are always looking to hire certified workers. That is because certifications prove that you know what you’re doing. Furthermore, they prove that you are responsible and take your work seriously.

During your training, you’ll be taught the skills to pass several HVAC/R certifications.


You’ll train in fully-equipped shops. Additionally, both workshops have standard tools and plenty of HVAC/R units. And as a student, you’ll spend your days solving real problems seen in the field.

Scarborough Maine HVAC/R Shop
Scarborough, ME HVAC/R shop (1st floor)
Bangor Maine HVAC/R Shop
Bangor, ME HVAC/R shop

HVAC/R Program Costs

The HVAC/R Technician program qualifies for federal financial aid. During your Admissions Interview, you’ll be given a full overview of the costs and payment options.

After Graduation

As a graduate, you’ll be confident in all areas of the field. All in all, you’ll be ready to start working in the industry. Because of the nature of their work, HVAC/R Technicians work in a variety of places. For example, you can work in:

HVAC/R Technician Specializations

After graduation, you may decide to focus on certain areas of HVAC/R. For example, you might work in all areas, or you may specialize in repair. Basically, the choice is yours.

Job Placement Assistance

You don’t have to search for a job alone! To clarify, once your education is complete, our Career Services Office helps you find a job.

The Career Services Office offers:

  • Help filling out applications;
  • Resume and cover letter prep;
  • Interview techniques;
  • Employer connections;
  • And job fairs.
When you're at NTI, you'll be supported from beginning to end.

Start Your Career Training

Are you ready to learn more about HVAC/R training? Then just submit the form below, and we’ll contact you to schedule a time to discuss your future career.

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