Texas HVAC Technician Schools

Texas trade schools, community colleges and vocational training programs provide 6 months to 2-year HVAC programs. HVAC courses often cover:

  • Proper ventilation and air quality
  • Repair, maintenance and installation basics
  • HVAC systems and temperature control design and theory
  • Design and construction of equipment
  • Reading blueprints
  • Electrical and electronic codes
  • Parts and tools
  • How to safely dispose of refrigerant products

HVAC school graduates are regarded as skilled after receiving additional training through an apprenticeship lasting almost 2-1/2 years.

HVAC Training Schools in Texas (TX)

Lincoln Tech

Since 1946, Lincoln Tech has been helping students achieve professional success through personalized career support and hands-on, job-specific education. our in- depth training programs are designed to meet the changing needs of today’s tough job market, and cover a variety of fields, including: Health Sciences, Business and information Technology, Spa & Cosmetology, Automotive Technology, Welding, HVAC and Electrical.

What sets Lincoln Tech apart from other schools? Quite a few things, actually; our training programs emphasize experiential, interactive learning activities - that means you’ll do the job before you take the job. Plus, our Certificate, diploma and associate degree programs are designed to accelerate your entry into the job market by offering a shorter length of training, so you may be earning valuable on-the-job experience before many of your peers do.

But our strengths go beyond that. Our Lincoln instructors possess a combination of seasoned teaching skills, subject matter expertise and real world experience. Plus, we’ve built working partnerships with important industry contacts in your area. So when you graduate, we’ll help you find a good position and start your career off right.

When it comes to choosing a post-secondary educational institution, keep this in mind: our dedication to your success sets us apart from the competition - and the specialized, career-focused training you’ll receive at Lincoln will set you apart from yours. Lincoln Tech offers flexible daytime and evening programs to accommodate your busy schedule.

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Southern Careers Institute

For over 50 years, Southern Careers Institute (SCI) has had a tradition of career training. With seven physical campuses and online programs, SCI has made it their mission to provide students with employer tailored programs. One of our programs that will train you for an exciting career in the field is Southern Career Institute’s heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) program. This program prepares students for positions at both the commercial and residential levels of HVAC.

The HVAC program at SCI will teach you how to install, maintain, and repair essential temperature control equipment. You will learn by doing, alongside students just like you. As part of the SCI family, you will learn in a supportive, interactive environment from instructors who care about your success.

At Southern Careers Institute, the HVAC program focuses on those skills you’ll actually use in the real world. You will train on a variety of cooling and heating systems common to the industry and receive instruction on piping using a wide variety of materials. After you graduate, our career services team is ready to assist you with finding a position in the field.

Be part of this exciting program at our Harlingen and San Antonio North, TX campuses.
Career Skills

HVAC training at SCI can learn career skills like:

  • EPA REGULATIONS
  • TROUBLESHOOTING HVAC SYSTEMS
  • INTERPRET CONSTRUCTION DRAWINGS
  • GREEN TECHNOLOGY
  • CUSTOMER SERVICE
  • AIR-CONDITIONING TECHNOLOGY
  • HEATING & VENTILATION SYSTEMS
  • REFRIGERATION SYSTEMS

SCI has a Career Services Team at each campus in order to help students with pursuing their careers after graduation. Services like job readiness training, resume creation, interviewing techniques, and even guest speakers are offered. Furthermore, SCI provides students and graduates with access to resources that may assist with childcare, housing, transportation, and more. Tutoring services are available for students during non-class hours, too.

*Not all programs available at all locations

Southern Careers Institute is accredited by the Commission of the Council on Occupational Education.
Council on Occupational Education
7840 Roswell Road, Building 300, Suite #325
Atlanta, GA 30350
Phone (770) 396-3898
Toll Free (800) 917-2081
Southern Careers Institute locations are regulated by the Texas Workforce Commission, Career Schools and Colleges.
Texas Workforce Commission, Career Schools and Colleges
101 East 15th Street, Rm. 226T
Austin, Texas 78778-0001
Phone (512) 936-3100

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Vista College Lubbock

Enroll in a New Future at Vista College

Earn a Certificate, Diploma or Associate Degree in one of many careers!

Vista College offers numerous educational programs in Business, Healthcare, Technology and many other trades. Get the edge you need when looking for a new career or seeking to move up in your current occupation. The focused instruction and hands-on training offered at Vista College helps prepare you for the day-to-day challenges you’ll face in the real world.

You can earn an Associate or Bachelor’s Degree, diploma or certificate in your chosen field quickly, so you can be in your career as soon as possible. The training and skills you gain will prepare you for some of the most exciting careers today.

Vista College offers detailed instruction and in-depth training. We also provide additional tools you’ll need to gain a competitive edge in your job search after graduation.

Take advantage of these Vista College services:

  • Day or evening classes
  • Learn from industry experts
  • Convenient class schedules
  • Career Services Assistance for graduates
  • Financial aid available for those who qualify
  • Plus much more!

Enroll in a fresh start today at Vista College!

Vista College is accredited by the Council on Occupational Education (COE).
Vista College is recognized as being a military friendly college through the Servicemembers Opportunities Colleges (SOC).

Amarillo
3440 Bell St. - Suite 100.,
Amarillo, TX 79109

Beaumont
3871 Stagg Dr. Suite 194,
Beaumont, TX 77701

College Station
2704 South Texas Ave Ste #2,
College Station, TX 77840

El Paso
6101 Montana Ave.,
El Paso, TX 79925

Fort Smith
1200 S. Waldron Rd, Suite 122,

Killeen
1001 S. Fort Hood St.,
Killeen, TX 76541

Las Cruces
850 North Telshore Blvd., Suites F-G.,
Las Cruces, NM 88011

Longview
1905 W Loop 281, Suite 21.,
Longview, TX 75604

Lubbock
4620 50th St.,
Lubbock, TX 7941Fort Smith, AR 72903

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Fortis Institute

Welcome to FORTIS

At FORTIS, students are provided the skills and training needed to enter careers in industries that have employment opportunity over time. What industries you ask? FORTIS offers career education and training programs in the nursing, healthcare, medical, dental, business, information technology, skilled trades, massage and cosmetology career fields. That makes Fortis a post-secondary network of colleges and institutes with a wide variety of educational choices!

FORTIS provides education and training for qualified applicants with the desire to better their career opportunities regardless of previous educational background. Now with forty FORTIS campus locations across the country in Alabama, Arizona, Florida, Georgia, Indiana, Maryland, New Jersey, Ohio, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Utah and Virginia, more students have the opportunity to experience the FORTIS Difference!

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Kaplan College

Your educational needs. Our commitment.

At Kaplan College, we create programs with our students’ needs in mind. Our goal is to empower you with the real-world knowledge you need to succeed beyond the classroom. We offer a variety of programs at 28 campuses across 7 states in various degree levels to help train you for entry-level employment in a variety of rewarding careers.

Areas of Study*

  • Allied Health
  • Business
  • Criminal Justice
  • Design
  • Information Technology
  • Legal
  • Nursing
  • Trades

Allied Health
Gain comprehensive training designed to prepare you with the knowledge and skills that could help you pursue entry-level opportunities in the health care field. Experience the satisfaction of helping people when they need it most.

Business
Unleash your talent and develop the skills to become part of the business world. Gain the critical-thinking and problem-solving skills to help you pursue entry-level opportunities in the business field.

Criminal Justice
Maintain the security in our communities that will always be important to our society. Develop the decision-making and judgment skills that could help you pursue entry-level opportunities in the criminal justice field.†

Design
Transform your vision into exciting possibilities. Study the creative and technical processes, strategic planning, and effective problem-solving techniques that could help you succeed in the design field.

Information Technology
Maintain and repair the computer systems many organizations rely on to conduct day-to-day business. Through hands-on training in computer laboratories, you could develop the communication, teamwork, and critical thinking skills to help you pursue entry-level opportunities in today’s competitive marketplace and become a productive member of a business office.

Legal
Play an important role in the legal field. Gain the confidence and experience that could help you stand out to employers and acquire the communication, research, and analytical skills to pursue entry-level positions in the legal field.‡

Nursing
Pursue a career in health care and assist others. Develop the skills and experience that could help you pursue entry-level opportunities in the nursing field and make a difference in patients’ lives.§

Trades
Train for the skills that could help you pursue new career opportunities. Experience comprehensive training with group discussions, lectures, and hands-on experience with equipment typically used in the field to help you develop the practical skills to pursue career success.§

The Kaplan CommitmentSM
We choose to offer Kaplan CommitmentSM because we want you to be able to experience real courses for real credits before making a financial commitment. Kaplan Commitment offers you the opportunity to assess the workload and evaluate the demands on your current work and family commitments. We want to be sure this is the right choice for you.#

Why Choose Kaplan College?

  • Flexible schedules
  • Tutoring
  • Academic services
  • Limited class sizes
  • Career placement assistance
  • Career-focused education
  • Hands-on training
  • Experienced faculty and staff

Start today by taking the first step with Kaplan College.

†Additional academy training may be required for law enforcement positions. Applicants to the Criminal Justice program in Texas will require additional TCOLE or other government agency approved training upon graduation to seek certain positions.
‡Paralegals are not lawyers and cannot practice law or give legal advice to consumers.
§Kaplan College cannot guarantee a student’s eligibility either to take any exam or become certified, registered or licensed. Individual state licensing/certification requirements may vary and are subject to change.
#No credits will be earned if the student withdraws from the program. Students must withdraw before the close of business on the last day of the Conditional Admittance Period for tuition exemption. Program requirements may vary and other conditions may apply. Please contact us for details.

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Residents in Texas heavily rely on HVAC professionals to fix, maintain and install new air conditioning systems during the long months of hot, steamy weather. HVAC professionals are in-demand and can look forward to a long-term career. HVAC jobs expected to grow by 34% over the next decade. The mean annual yearly salary for HVAC Technicians in Texas is approximately $39,830.

A person that fixes, installs and maintains heating, ventilation and air conditioning systems are called HVAC mechanics. These systems are vital to keep the occupied areas of homes, hospitals, businesses and schools at comfortable humidity levels and temperatures. Ventilation needs to work properly to keep the air clean. Refrigeration is needed for perishable items such as food, medicine and living cargo.

Figures courtesy of the U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Employment & Wages database.

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