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Top HVAC Training Schools in Pennsylvania

Many people look to specialized trades as a way to earn a good living in a field of their choice. HVAC is one of those fields. However, for people who do not personally know someone who can take them on as an apprentice and train them, finding out how to learn the trade requires some research. The internet is a good starting point to find out more about HVAC training schools in Pennsylvania. Here are some suggestions. hvac training image1 HVAC training is usually done through an apprenticeship. Usually, apprenticeship programs are run by joint committees of local chapters of various organizations. To find accredited training schools in Pennsylvania, check with some or all of the following organizations by typing the organization's name in the search box of your web browser:

• Air Conditioning Contractors of America
• Associated Builders and Contractors
• Mechanical Contractors Association of America
• National Association of Home Builders, Home Builders Institute
• Plumbing-Heating-Cooling Contractors Association
• Sheet Metal Workers’ International Association
• United Association of Apprentice and Journeymen of the United States and Canada

How to Get Certified in Pennsylvania

HVAC certification typically depends on the level of experience. Technicians with less than 2 years of HVAC experience may take the "entry level" exams at local technical and trade schools. Technicians with 2 or more years of experience can take specialized exams to become certified in special types of equipment.

Salaries for HVAC Technicians in Pennsylvania

In May of 2012, the median wage for HVAC mechanics and installers in Pennsylvania was $43,640. The median wage is, where half of the workers in that industry earned more and half of the workers in that industry earned less. The lowest 10 percent of HVAC mechanics and installers earned less than $27,330 and the top 10 percent earned more than $68,990.
HVAC Training and HVAC Schools in Pennsylvania
Some HVAC training programs in Pennsylvania require attendance at traditional "brick and mortar" schools, while others are accessible online. Programs offered include Diploma Programs, Associates Degrees and Bachelors Degrees. The following schools offer quick information via an online request.

• Lincoln Technical Institute
• McCann School of Business and Technology
• Penn Foster Schools (Online)
• Fortis Institute
• Kaplan Career Institute
• Stratford Career Institute (Online)
• YTI Career Institute
• Penn Commercial Business/Technical School

Other schools with both HVAC Training Programs and Ultrasound Programs include:

• Community College of Allegheny County
• Northampton County Area Community College
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HVAC Training Campuses in Pennsylvania

Ashworth College6625 The Corners Pkwy NW #500, Norcross, GA 30092
Admiral Peary Area Vo-Tech School948 Ben Franklin Hwy., Ebensburg, PA 15931
All-State Career School | HVAC Training | 2 Locations in Pennsylvania2 Locations in Pennsylvania, Essington & Pittsburgh, PA 15122
Beattie Technical School9600 Babcock Blvd., Allison Park, PA 15101
Beaver County Area Vocational Technical School145 Poplar Drive, Monaca, PA 15061
Berks Career & Technology Center-West Campus1057 County Road, Leesport, PA 19533
Berks Career & Technology Center/East Campus3307 Friedensburg Road, Oley, PA 19547
Bucks County Technical School610 Wistar Road, Fairless Hill, PA 19030 NONE
Butler County Area Vocational Technical School210 Campus Lane, Butler, PA 16001
Camden County Technical School/gloucester Township Campus343 Berlin Cross Keys Road, Sicklerville, NJ 08081
Carbon County Area Vocational Tech School77th W. 13th Street, Jim Thorpe, PA 18229
Career Institute of Technology5335 Kesslerville Road, Easton, PA 18040
Career Technical Center of Lackawanna County3201 Rockwell Avenue, Scranton, PA 18508
Center for Technical Studies821 Plymouth Road, Plymouth Meeting, PA 19401
Central Pennsylvania Institute540 North Harrison Road, Pleasant Gap, PA 16823
Central Westmorland Career & Technical Center240 Arona Road, New Stanton, PA 15672
Chi InstituteRt 320 & Lawrence Road, Broomall, PA 19008
Columbia-Montour Area Vocational Technical School5050 Sweppenheiser Drive, Bloomsburg, PA 17815
Community College of Allegheny County-South Campus1750 Clairton Road (Rt 885), West Mifflin, PA 15122
Community College of Alleghney County-North Campus8701 Perry Hwy, Pittsburg, PA 15237
Cumberland Perry Area Vocational School110 Old Willow Mill Road, Mechanicsburg, PA 17050
Dean Institute of Technology1501 West Liberty Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15226
Delaware County Community CollegeMalin Road Center, Broomall, PA 19008
Delaware County Technical School At Aston100 Crozerville Road, Aston, PA 19014
Erie County Technical School8500 Oliver Road, Erie, PA 16509
Everest Institute | Train to be an HVAC Technician3050 Tillman Drive, Bensalem, PA 19020
Fayette County Vocational Technical School175 Georges Fairchance Road, Uniontown, PA 15401
Forbes Road Career & Technical Center607 Beatty Road, Monroeville, PA 15146
Fortis Institute | HVAC Training | 2 Locations in Pennsylvania2 Locations in Pennsylvania, Erie & Forty Fort, PA 18704
Franklin County Career & Tech Center2463 Loop Road, Chambersburg, PA 17201
Gloucester County Vo-Tech School1360 Tanyard Road, Sewell, NJ 08080 NONE
Greater Altoona Career and Technology Center1500 4th Avenue, Altoona, PA 16602
Greater Johnstown Career & Tech445 Schoolhouse Road, Johnstown, PA 15904
Harrisburg Area Community College-Wildwood CampusOne HACC Drive, Harrisburg, PA 17110
Huntingdon County Career & TechPO Box E, Mill Creek, PA 17060 (Online Training)P.O. Box 77, Heron, MT 59844
Jefferson Co-Dubois Area Vocational Tech100 Jeff Tech Drive, Reynoldsville, PA 15851
Lancaster County Career & Tech CenterSnyder & Metzler Roads, Brownstown, PA 17508
Lebanon County Area Vocational Technical School833 Metro Drive, Lebanon, PA 17042
LeHigh Career & Technical Institute4500 Education Park Drive, Schnecksville, PA 18078
Lenape AVTS2215 Chaplin Avenue, Ford City, PA 16226
Luzerne CCC1333 South Prospect Street, Nanticoke, PA 18634
Middle Bucks Institute of Technology2740 Old York Road, Jamison, PA 18929
Monroe Career & Technical InstituteP.O. Box 66, Laurel Lake Drive, PA 18321
New Castle School of TradesRoute 422, Pulaski, PA 16143
North Montco Technical Career Center1265 Sumneytown Pike, Lansdale, PA 19446 NONE
Northern Tier Career CenterRR #1, Box 157A , Towanda, PA 18848
Orleans Technical Institute2770 Red Lion Road, Philadelphia, PA 19114 NONE
Penn Commercial242 Oak Spring Road, Washington, PA 15301
Pennco Tech8315 Otter Street, Bristol, PA 19007
Pennsylvania College of TechnologyBush Campus Center, Williamsport, PA 17701
Reading Area Community CollegeTen South 2nd St., Reading, PA 19603
Somerset County Technical Center281 Technology Drive, Somerset, PA 15501 NONE
Steel Center Area Voc Tech School565 Lewis Run Road, Jefferson Hills, PA 15025
Sun Area Career and Technical Center21st Century Drive, New Berlin, PA 16509
Thaddeus Stevens School of Technology750 East King Street, Lancaster, PA 17602
Triangle TechP.O. Box 551, Dubois, PA 15801
Triangle Tech2000 Liberty Street, Erie, PA 16502
Triangle Tech1940 Perrysville Avenue, Pittsburg, PA 15214
Triangle Tech222 E Pittsburg Streete #A, Greensburg, PA 15601
TruPower Inc., Training Svcs.PO Box 3952, York, PA 17402
Western Area Career & Technical Center688 Western Avenue, Canonsburg, PA 15317
Western Center for Technical Studies77 Gratersford Road, Limerick, PA 19468 NONE
Westmoreland County Community College400 Armburst Road, Youngwood, PA 15697
Wilkes-Barre Vo-TechJuniper Road, Plains Township, PA 18705
York Technical Institute1404 Williams Road, York, PA 17402