When it comes to your education there are so many decision that you have to make. Choosing the area of study you want to pursue and the job that you will have for the rest of your life. If you have always imagined yourself working in a trade or in a job where you get to work with your hands then you should really consider pursing a certificate or degree in heating ventilation and air conditioning.
It is necessary for you to get some training in the area of heating ventilation and air conditioning before you can go out in the field and work on your own. Each state has different requirements for certification and licensure. Make sure when you choose a school or program of study that you pick one that meets all of the requirements put in place by the state you are planning on working in.
When you have reached your decision to pursue a career in heating ventilation and air conditioning your second course of action will be to choose a program. Depending on your schedule and what your personal needs are as a student you will have to choose an educational setting that is best for you. You can choose to take classes at night or during the daytime hours, online or in a classroom.
Once you gain your certificate you will have to make a choice as to which area of the field you wish to focus on. You will most likely focus on either instillation or maintenance and repairs. Your training will thoroughly prepare you for both aspects of the trade.
The mean or average salary for heating ventilation and air conditioning mechanics and technicians on the island of Hawaii is approximately $51,960. This is no way a guarantee of salary.
Figures courtesy of the U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Employment & Wages database.