Air Conditioning, Heating, & Refrigeration

14 %
*Projected Job Growth 2014-2024

Do you enjoy working with your hands, repairing things, and solving problems? At STVT, our ACHR training program can help you turn those interests into a career. Through HVAC technician training, you’ll learn hands-on from industry-experienced instructors who have worked in this exciting field. They can teach you the skills you need to become a professional HVAC Technician.

Our HVAC training includes a focus on installation, maintenance, and repair of a variety of systems, including heating and air conditioning systems, coolers, chillers, ice makers, and more. You’ll also learn the theory of cooling and heating that supports all of these systems’ operations.

Why should I become an ACHR Technician?

The ACHR industry is growing! According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, the field is expected to grow 14% from 2014 to 2024 *

Where do ACHR Technicians work?

ACHR professionals typically work for building equipment contractors, commercial & industrial machinery & equipment repair shops, and hardware, plumbing, & equipment wholesalers.

Many ACHR Technicians, once they meet specific state requirements, choose to be self-employed, allowing them to own their own business and to set their work schedules and the number of hours they work each week.

How much do ACHR Technicians earn?

According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, HVAC Technicians earn a median salary of $44,630 per year with the top 10% of earners bringing in more than $70,820 annually.

More questions?

If you are searching for HVAC training, contact us today, and we can answer any questions you have about our ACHR Technician program. We know that a decision to attend STVT is an important step in your personal and professional life, and we are committed to making sure that you have all of the information you need to make a career training decision that’s right for you.

STVT offers Air Conditioning, Heating, & Refrigeration programs at these Texas locations:


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Programs vary by location.
High school diploma, GED, or equivalent required.