There Will Be 15% More Positions Added to the HVAC Industry Over The Next 10-years
American Contractors Training Announces Availability for Two HVAC Courses This Spring
Nashville, TN/ January 5, 2018 (STL.News) – American Contractors Training, a comprehensive educational organization that provides contractor’s license exam preparation, continuing education, training, and reference materials, this week announced open availability in two different Heating, Ventilation, and Cooling (HVAC) training courses, to take place this April.
With more attention than ever before being paid to the HVAC industry, as new statistics from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) has confirmed, there will be 15% more jobs added to the HVAC industry between now and 2026. Occurring at a rate much faster than the job creation average for all occupations, the HVAC industry will be adding 40,000 positions to the profession. Additionally, according to BLS, the average HVAC technician will earn about $22 per hour, while someone with a high school diploma will earn about $17 per hour.
“After years and years of claiming that higher educational facilities are the only way to a living, statistics are finally confirming that trades and mechanic-based professions are surpassing the pay-grade for regular degrees,” said Chris Prince, President and General Manager of American Contractors Training. “American Contractors Training provides classes the underscore the knowledge and necessary skill to be successful in HVAC industries, poised to help with job placement.”
The first of American Contractors Training courses, HVAC Tech 1, will be held from April 2-5 from 4 PM until 9 PM, April 7 from 8 AM until 12 PM, April 9-12 from 4 PM until 9 PM, and April 14 from 8 AM until 12 PM. A 50-hour training course in total, the classes will cover the basics of how the HVAC system works and how to analyze refrigerant, motors, electrical current for troubleshooting, and airflow. The course attendee will spend 10-hours in the classroom, and the remaining 40-hours in a lab setting for hands-on training. An experienced instructor utilizing the latest technology available will lead the course. The lab setting will also include HVAC equipment and proper tools for attendees to work on under guidance from the instructor.
HVAC Tech 2 will be held from April 16-19 from 4 PM until 9 PM, April 18 from 8 AM until 12 PM, April 23-26 from 4 PM until 9 PM, and April 28 from 8 AM until 12 PM. Also 50-hours in duration, the course will cover diagnostic procedures utilizing proper equipment to identify why a unit is malfunctioning. The attendee will also spend 10-hours in the classroom, followed by 40-hours in the lab with expert guidance and support.
Both courses will be ongoing, with additional, regularly scheduled times to follow the April classes.
For more information, visit: http://www.examprep.org/.