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Learn Hands-On HVAC-R Skills at Our Career-Focused
Training Schools in Colorado Springs and Grand Junction

If you have a knack for fixing things, love working with people and consider yourself detail-oriented and reliableClick for more info, then start school today in our Refrigeration-HVAC training program.

Can you imagine a building maintaining comfortable temperatures without some sort of heating and cooling system? Heating, ventilation, air-conditioning & refrigeration (HVAC-R) systems make this possible. With proper maintenance, a system can last on average about 10-15 years.

And that’s where your professional skills and training come in handy. The need for routine repairs creates an ongoing market for the technicians who service them. Job prospects for HVAC-R technicians continue to grow much faster than the average occupation.Click for more info

We encourage you to take a closer look at our award-winning HVAC-R degree programClick for more info, which is accredited by HVAC Excellence, an independent third party reviewer that sets the standards for education in the HVAC-R industry.

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Our accredited HVAC-R degree program prepares you to work for employers looking for qualified and dependable technicians.
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Program Highlights

This program is available in:
Colorado Springs | Grand Junction

Next Classes Start: Monday, Oct. 6  
Call: 1-800-836-1345

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The outlook for the HVAC-R industry indicates systems will continue to evolve and adapt, becoming more energy efficient as the years pass. A well-trained technician will be able to keep up with these changes and stay at the forefront of new technology.Click for more info

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Visit the Occupational Outlook Handbook 2012-13 Edition from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics at www.bls.gov/ooh/

Refrigeration-HVAC Career Projections

  • Employment of heating, air conditioning, and refrigeration mechanics and installers is expected to grow 34 percent from 2010 to 2020, much faster than the average for all occupations.
        Data source: www.bls.gov
  • Commercial and residential building construction will drive employment growth as the construction industry continues to recover from the 2007-09 recession.
        Data source: www.bls.gov
  • The growing number of sophisticated climate-control systems is also expected to increase demand for qualified HVACR technicians.
        Data source: www.bls.gov
  • A large number of recently constructed homes and commercial buildings will need replacement climate-control systems by 2020, spurring demand for technicians.
        Data source: www.bls.gov
  • The growing emphasis on energy efficiency and pollution reduction will require more HVAC/R technicians as climate-control systems are retrofitted, upgraded, or replaced entirely.
        Data source: www.bls.gov
  • Regulations prohibiting the discharge and production of older types of refrigerant pollutants will also result in the need to modify or replace many existing air conditioning systems.
        Data source: www.bls.gov
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There are thriving growth opportunities in the HVAC-R industry. Here are just a few of the jobs available to you once you complete your training:

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Your understanding and hands-on practice with design, installation, maintenance, troubleshooting and repair gives you the experience you need to start in the HVAC-R industry.
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Refrigeration-HVAC Job Titles

  • Refrigeration Technician
  • HVAC Service Technician
  • HVAC Control Technician
  • Air Pressure Technician
  • HVAV Mechanic
  • HVAC Installer
  • Heating Equipment Technician
  • Air Conditioning Mechanic
  • Facility Maintenance Technician
  • Environmental Maintenance Technician

Advancement Opportunities

  • Supervisor
  • Service Manager
  • Sales and Marketing
  • Building Superintendent
  • Cost Estimator
  • Teacher
  • Contracting Business Owner

Potential Places for Employment

  • Cooling and heating contractors
  • Service repair shops
  • Residential and commercial
  • Hospitals/health care facilities
  • Retail stores
  • Local government
  • Federal government
  • Office and apartment buildings
  • Factories
  • Food processing companies
  • Restaurants

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Download PDF fileRefrigeration-HVAC Career Flyer (Grand Junction) File size: 1.2 MB

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Program Overview

Once you complete your HVAC-R degree at IntelliTec, you'll be ready to utilize your diagnostic skills to put you on the path to a career with professional opportunities and personal satisfaction.

  • Program - Refrigeration-HVAC
  • Award – Associate of Occupational Studies Degree
  • LocationColorado Springs, Grand Junction
  • Length – This program is designed to be completed in 18 months.
  • Next Start Date – Monday, Oct. 6

Enjoy the Benefits of Attending IntelliTec’s HVAC-R Program:

This program provides you the unique opportunity to work in the refrigerants industry once you:

  • Learn basic refrigerant system maintenance and repair.
  • Take and pass your EPA Universal certification.
  • Become federally licensed to handle refrigerants.

Get Hands-on Skills Training

Learn hands-on career skills in your Refrigeration-HVAC classes such as:

  • Installation and operation of electrical controls
  • Operation, maintenance and repair of residential and commercial heating systems
  • Refrigerant recovery and evacuation
  • Operation, maintenance and repair of commercial refrigeration systems
  • HVAC troubleshooting
  • Commercial/Industrial chillers
  • Customer service and professional confidence
  • Domestic air conditioning operation, maintenance and repair
  • Installation of domestic and commercial water heaters and HVAC systems
  • Combustion analysis
  • Blueprint reading

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Our HVAC-R program provides you with the industry knowledge and hands-on skills you need in order to succeed in this industry. Once you successfully complete your training at IntelliTec, you will be prepared to sit for these certification exams:

Professional HVAC-R Certification Exams

  • Mechanical IV Licensing
    This is an HVAC license held by a mechanical contractor, administered by the Pikes Peak Regional Building Department in El Paso County, CO.
  • EPA Universal Certification
  • Four "HVAC Excellence" Certifications
    1. Carbon Monoxide Safety
    2. Combustion Analysis and Fuel Efficiency
    3. Green Awareness
    4. R410A Refrigerant Safety
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We'd like to introduce you to our Refrigeration-HVAC Program Supervisor

David Ashmore

Program Supervisor
Refrigeration-HVAC

Colorado Springs Campus

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