At Pennco Tech, we want to set you up for success. That’s why we offer the most comprehensive training classes in Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning & Refrigeration education available. If you’re interested in a career as an ACRH technician, you’ll be certain to hit the ground running after receiving our broad and far-reaching training in the field.
Our HVAC&R program begins with introducing students to the fundamentals of Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning & Refrigeration technology, including combustion analysis, unit airflow setup and check out, and a host of other essential basics. We feature facilities in Bucks County and Camden County that combine a methodical approach to not only servicing HVAC&R parts, components, and systems, but also troubleshooting problems and issues with the equipment.
Wide-Ranging HVAC&R Education
Our Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning & Refrigeration program at Pennco Tech offers an unrivaled level of instruction and education for our students and future technicians. Not only do we provide in-classroom training, including the use of textbooks, software, and other resources, but we also provide effective hands-on training from our dedicated instructors. This means that a committed educator with several years of experience will be with you every step of the way, guiding and informing your training sessions.
As part of our comprehensive technical education at Pennco Tech, we provide training in basic safety and other regulations of ACRH repair and maintenance. In addition, we offer instruction in facets of the industry like gas properties and heat transfer to promote safe working conditions throughout students’ careers. We also offer specialized training in system evacuation, circuits and soldering, and pipefitting for the students in our ACRH program.
Other skills learned in the HVAC&R programs and certification include education in personal and environmental safety, and the responsible handling, identification, and use of all related equipment. We also feature instruction on basic principles of electricity, gas, oil, and heat pump systems, and installation and maintenance practices in our classes.
Hands-on learning is combined with classroom instruction to create a well-rounded and all-inclusive education for students pursuing a career to be an HVAC&R technician. All this is included to provide a full spectrum of skills and proficiencies for our students so they can succeed in this high-demand field.
Preparation for a Wide Array of Careers
Upon graduating from your ACRH program at Pennco Tech, you’ll be qualified to work in a number of HVAC&R applications and careers that require your extensive knowledge and training. Because HVAC&R systems are so important to modern homes, shopping centers, sports complexes, offices, and industrial facilities, you’ll enjoy job stability and opportunities for career advancement in all aspects of HVAC&R installation, repairs, and maintenance.
Having an education in ACRH from Pennco Tech provides several advantages regarding job placements and opportunities for advancement. You’ll be trained in multiple aspects of HVAC&R, like electrical wiring and controls, and repairing or replacing worn or damaged parts and components, which can cause a sudden and unexpected system breakdown.
All these skills result in multiple possibilities of careers using your knowledge of ACRH systems. In fact, jobs in this industry are projected to grow 21% in the next five years. As new residential and commercial development continues to grow and increase, this job becomes even more essential to these industries.*
At Pennco Tech, we proudly provide the skills that allow our students to enjoy lucrative technician careers through the trades and programs we offer, not only through our Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning & Refrigeration program, but also through our Plumbing & Heating Technology program, offered at our Bristol, PA campus. We feature dedicated and experienced educators and instructors who are committed to giving our students the best possible chances at gainful employment and continued job security.
The current average HVAC&R salary is $43,640, and HVAC&R jobs are projected to grow at a faster-than-average rate of 21 percent between 2012 and 2022.* New residential and commercial construction continues to drive this job trend.
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