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April 18, 2024

The Right Training Can Possibly Reduce Your Time as an HVAC Apprentice

There are many paths that people take to enter the trades. At NETTTS, we offer a heating, ventilation, and air conditioning technician training program — and we offer refrigeration training as well. The HVACR program at our Pawtucket, RI, campus and our North Andover/Haverhill, MA, campus can help you train to break into the field of HVACR repair and installation.

About the HVACR Technician Program at NETTTS

The program teaches fundamentals of refrigeration and principles of electricity, residential and commercial refrigeration, heating, air conditioning, humidifying and air cleaning, residential heat pumps, head-load calculations, and duct sizing.

The HVACR technology program offered at NETTTS balances classroom training with actual hands-on practical training and covers the skills for students to enter the industry as entry-level technicians upon completion. The program covers:

  • Fundamentals of Refrigeration & Principles of Electricity
  • Residential Air Conditioning/Refrigeration & Commercial Gas Heating
  • Residential Oil & Gas Heating
  • Pipe Fitting, Sizing, Procedures & Commercial AC/Refrigeration

By the end of the program, successful students will have practiced the following on residential and commercial HVACR units:

  • Install
  • Adjust
  • Troubleshoot
  • Maintain
  • Repair

Hours and licensing requirements vary from state to state, but the training a student receives in our HVACR training program includes:

  • Daytime and evening training options
  • Hours toward refrigeration license
  • Hours toward pipe fitter license
  • Hours toward natural gas license
  • Hours toward propane license
  • Oil burner service training
  • EPA universal license prep and exam
  • Personal set of HVACR tools and equipment
  • Access to at-home 3-D HVAC simulation training

Our Training May Be Right for You

Most HVACR technicians will undergo an apprenticeship that can take up to five years to complete.

This HVACR technician program is aimed at providing students with the electrical and mechanical knowledge and performance skills required of entry-level technicians.

Contact our Admissions team to see how our training might benefit you. You can also learn more about the Refrigeration apprenticeship in Massachusetts, including the required hours to complete the apprenticeship.

Can I Afford an HVACR Technician Program?

At NETTTS, you have options when it comes to how to pay for our HVACR program. NETTTS has Financial Aid available for those that qualify, and we have a team of financial aid advisors who can explain the options available to our students. We can help with:

  • Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FASFA) applications
  • Federal Pell grants
  • Federal direct loans for students
  • Federal direct loans for parents
  • GI Bill® education benefits
  • Agency and state workforce funding options
  • In-school and extended payment plans

Financial aid is available for students who qualify. Contact our financial aid office today to learn more about the options available for paying for school.

GI Bill® is a registered trademark of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). More information about education benefits offered by the VA is available at the official U.S. government website at www.benefits.va.gov/bill.

Receive Support from Career Services

Another thing to note about the HVACR program at NETTTS is our career services support for students and graduates. Our career service advisors work to help prepare students for what comes next after graduation. We offer:

  • Resume writing help
  • Job interview preparation
  • Post-interview follow-up
  • Help with finding and evaluating possible future employers

We also offer events on campus for potential employers to reach out to students. While we can’t guarantee job placement, we can help you obtain the skills to find work.

Find out if You Can Reduce Apprenticeship Time With Our HVACR Training Program

There may be many benefits to the HVACR technician training program at NETTTS, one of which could be the reduction of a Massachusetts Refrigeration apprenticeship by earning hours of credit while you train.

If you are interested in learning more about the HVACR training program, NETTTS offers classes at two locations:

Ready to take the next step or learn more about the HVACR program? Contact us today or request more information. Call us at 800-333-2888 if you have questions.