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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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