11% GrowthIn Job Demand for HVAC Technicians by 20301
Earn your Certificate in Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning (HVAC) Technology from Lincoln Tech in Columbia, MD. Through HVAC training at Lincoln Tech, you can be on your way to a career field adding over 21,000 jobs across Maryland & Virginia between 2020 and 20302.
Skilled HVAC techs are needed to diagnose, repair and maintain the units millions of Americans rely on to stay cool or warm. Imagine a Maryland winter without people who can take care of heating issues, or working in an office building anywhere across the region when the A/C goes out in the middle of August. HVAC professionals are also needed to work with the commercial systems that keep food cold and fresh in stores and restaurants.
At this HVAC school, you'll learn to work with standard tools from Yellow Jacket, and gain real-world practice in our on-campus “Green House” to build advanced skills in energy auditing and new technologies like solar thermal and geothermal heating.
Training at Lincoln Tech helps you build key HVAC skills for working with commercial refrigeration control systems, repairing and replacing compressors, handling refrigerant piping, and plotting air conditioners with psychrometric charts. As you work towards your new career, you’ll complete courses in:
- Basic refrigeration systems
- Air conditioning systems
- Commercial refrigeration
- Energy efficiency
- Green Technology
Graduates from the HVAC training program will be prepared to sit for six key industry certification exams related to Green Technologies, energy auditing and more. As a graduate, you’re also eligible to apply for our special Hussmann partnership program3, which can provide even greater career opportunities. Lincoln Tech also encourages graduates to test for Green Mechanical Council certification.
The HVAC field is one that can’t be outsourced - you’ll put your hands-on skills to work in an industry where there’s a clear demand for people with the right skills, now and in the future.
This career training program is currently offered at Lincoln Tech in Columbia, MD:
1 National Center for O*NET Development. Maryland Employment Trends: 49-9021.00 - Heating, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration Mechanics and Installers. O*NET OnLine. Retrieved July 13, 2023, from https://www.onetonline.org/link/localtrends/49-9021.00?st=MD&g=Go.
2 National Center for O*NET Development. Maryland & Virginia Employment Trends: 49-9021.00 - Heating, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration Mechanics and Installers. O*NET OnLine. Retrieved July 13, 2023, from https://www.onetonline.org/link/localtrends/49-9021.00?st=MD&g=Go and https://www.onetonline.org/link/localtrends/49-9021.00?st=VA&g=Go.
3 This program is offered at the Grand Prairie, TX campus; please speak with a representative for complete details.