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HVAC/R Technician Program

  • Graduate in 7 months
  • Flexible schedules
  • Earn national certifications
  • Job placement help after graduation
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Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration (HVAC/R) Technicians are in high demand everywhere.

HVAC/R techs install, repair, and keep systems running smoothly. In addition, techs help protect our planet by making sure heating and cooling systems meet environmental standards.

As an HVAC/R technician you’ll spend your workday:

  • Installing, repairing, and maintaining HVAC/R systems;
  • Finding system faults;
  • Cleaning units;
  • Giving technical direction;
  • Keeping daily logs and records;
  • Following safety standards;
  • And much more.

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3 Steps To A New Career

Career Journey Step 1

Meet with Admissions and learn about student life, courses, and payment options. Most programs are FAFSA & GI Bill® eligible.
Admissions Requirements >>

Career Journey Step 2

Learn from industry pros and build your skills. NTI's flexible class schedules work around your busy life.
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Career Journey Step 3

After graduation you'll get 1-on-1 help with resumes, cover letters, and interviews. You'll also connect with companies that want to hire you.
Career Development Office >>

HVAC/R Program Overview

Courses Start
Every 10 Weeks

Program Length
27 Weeks

Course Credits
60 Credits

HVAC/R Program Description

Build the skills you need to succeed in the HVAC/R industry.

During training, you’ll learn how to properly install, maintain, and service different HVAC/R systems. In addition, you’ll earn national certifications.

Once you graduate, you’ll be awarded a Career Diploma.

HVAC/R Career Program NTI
Get hands-on with working HVAC/R units.

Hands-on HVAC/R Technician Training

HVAC/R is a hands-on job. So, you’ll be trained by industry pros in fully-equipped shops. Above all, you’ll learn by doing at NTI.

HVAC/R program students get full training in:

  • Safety standards;
  • Home and business systems;
  • Installation;
  • Maintenance;
  • Repair;
  • Electrical wiring.
HVAC/R Career Program NTI
Learn by doing. Instructors show you how systems work instead of giving you a book to read.

Earn National Certifications

Employers are always to hire certified workers. That’s because certifications prove that you know what you’re doing.

During your training, you’ll be taught the skills needed to pass several certifications.


Train in fully-equipped shops. Both workshops have standard tools and plenty of HVAC/R units. As a student, you’ll spend your days solving real-world problems seen in the field.

Scarborough Maine HVAC/R Shop
Scarborough, ME HVAC/R shop (1st floor)
Bangor Maine HVAC/R Shop
Bangor, ME HVAC/R shop

HVAC/R Program Costs

The HVAC/R Technician program qualifies for federal financial aid. During your Admissions Interview, you’ll be given a full overview of your personal costs and payment options.

Learn about free grants available to you.
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After Graduation

As a graduate, you’ll be confident in HVAC/R repair, maintenance, and installation. Technicians work in many different settings, including:

  • Homes;
  • Stores;
  • Schools;
  • Hospitals;
  • Office buildings;
  • Factories.

HVAC/R Technician Specializations

After graduation, you may decide to focus on certain areas of HVAC/R. For example, you might work in all areas of HVAC/R. Or, you may specialize in repair only. The choice is yours.

Job Placement Assistance

You don’t have to search for a job alone! Once your education is complete, our Career Services Office supports you in your job search.

Note: career services are available to any graduate in good standing with the school.

Career Services Offers:

  • Help writing resumes and cover letters;
  • Interview techniques;
  • Help with contacting employers;
  • Job fairs.

Companies That Hire Our Graduates

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