If you enjoy working with your hands, thinking on your feet and staying active, an HVAC career could be the perfect fit for you.
Before you can work in HVAC, you’ll need to obtain the proper instruction and training. Fortunately, there are several technical schools and colleges in Oklahoma which train individuals as HVAC technicians.
Oklahoma hosts a number of HVAC training schools, including community colleges and technical schools.
When selecting a school you should make certain that the training program is accredited to provide HVAC training in Oklahoma. Choosing an accredited program assures that your training will qualify you to work in the HVAC field.
In addition to regional governing bodies, the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET) accredits HVAC programs.
How to Get Certified in Oklahoma
In Oklahoma, your HVAC training program will qualify you to work as an HVAC repairman or technician. The next step is to qualify for your journeyman’s license or contractor’s license.
To become a journeyman HVAC license holder you must serve an apprenticeship of three years in the trade, supervised by a license holder. A contractor’s license requires four years as an apprentice.
After satisfying the work experience requirement you must take and pass a state licensing examination.
Salaries for HVAC Technician Jobs in Oklahoma
HVAC technicians are skilled tradesmen, and as such make what most people consider a nice living working with their hands and their brains.
The mean annual wage for HVAC technicians in Oklahoma, according to the United States Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), is $41,460. The mean hourly wage is $19.93.
- Training available in Technology and Skilled Trades, HVAC, Welding Technology, Electrical/Electronics, and more.
- Students get hands-on training from experienced professionals.
- Courses focus on problem-solving and troubleshooting skills that can help prepare students for a career.
- Graduates receive job placement assistance from Lincoln’s Career Services department.
- Heating, Ventilation, & Air Conditioning (HVAC)
WTI's success and longevity is due to its commitment in providing its students with the latest information and technology. It does so by continually upgrading its curriculum, lab instruction and instrumentation, and by collaborating with professionals to keep apprised of industry developments.
- Heating, Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Technology
HVAC Training Campuses in Oklahoma
|Ashworth College||6625 The Corners Pkwy NW #500, Norcross, GA 30092||http://www.ashworthcollege.edu|
|Autry Technolgoy Center||1201 West Willow, Enid, OK 73703||http://www.autrytech.com|
|Caddo-Kiowa Tech Center||Box 190, Fort Cobb, OK 73038||http://www.caddokiowa.com|
|Canadian Valley Technology Center||6505 E Hwy 66, El Reno, OK 73036||http://www.cvtech.org|
|Eastern Oklahoma County Technical Center||4601 N Choctaw Road, Choctaw, OK 73020||http://www.eoctech.org|
|Gordon Cooper Technology Center||One John C Bruton Blvd., Shawnee, OK 74804||http://www.gctech.org|
|Great Plains Technical Center||4500 S. Lee Blvd., Lawton, OK 73505||http://www.gptech.org|
|hvacredu.net (Online Training)||P.O. Box 77, Heron, MT 59844||http://www.hvacredu.net|
|Indian Capitol Technical Center||2403 N. 41st Street East, Muskogee, OK 74403||http://www.icavts.tec.ok.us|
|Kiamici Technical Center||301 Kiamichi Drive, Mcalester, OK 74501||http://www.kiamichi-poteau.tec.ok.us|
|Meridian Technology Center||1312 S. Sangre Road, Stillwater, OK 74074||http://www.meridian-technology.com|
|Metro Tech-South Bryant Campus||4901 S. Bryant Avenue, Oklahoma City, OK 73129||http://www.metrotech.org|
|Mid-America Technical Center||PO Box H, Wayne, OK 73095||http://www.matech.org|
|Mid-Del Technical Center||1621 Maple Drive, Midwest City, OK 73110||http://www.mid-del.tec.ok.us|
|Moore Norman Technical Center||4701 12th Avenue N.W., Norman, OK 73069||http://www.mntechnology.com|
|Oklahoma State University-Okmulgee||1801 East 4th Street, Okmulgee, OK 74447||http://www.osu-okmulgee.edu|
|Red River Technical Center||PO Box 1807, Duncan, OK 73534||http://www.redriver.tec.ok.us|
|Rose State College||6420 S.E. 15th Street, Midwest City, OK 73110||http://www.rose.edu|
|Southern Oklahoma Tech Center||2610 Sam Noble Parkway, Ardmore, OK 73401||http://www.sotc.org|
|Tri-County Technical||6101 S.E. Nowata Road, Bartlesville, OK 74006||http://www.tctc.org|
|Tulsa Technology Center/Lemley Campus||3420 South Memorial Drive, Tulsa, OK 74147||http://www.tulsatech.com|
|Vatterott College||4629 NW 23rd Street, Oklahoma City, OK 73127||http://www.vatterott-college.edu|
|Vatterott College||555 S. Memorial, Tulsa, OK 74112||http://www.vatterott-college.edu|
|W.T.I.||708 S. Sheridan, Tulsa, OK 74112||http://www.wti.edu|