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 almost 20,000 jobs across Maryland, Washington D.C. and Virginia over the next 10 years. Delaware also projects job growth in the field that’s greater than the national average, and the nation’s capital features the highest median wage for HVAC technicians in the country**.
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 program,*** 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.
* Based on IPEDS (Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System) data collected for 2017 graduates.
** Career growth projections can be found at careeronestop.org for the years 2016-2026. Ranks reflect comparisons among 48 continental U.S. states. Salary information is based on median salary information collected for the year 2017. Data is current as of September 30, 2018.
*** This program is offered at the Grand Prairie, TX campus; please speak with a representative for complete details.
This career training program is currently offered at Lincoln Tech in Columbia, MD: