The HVAC Installer program gives you the skills you’ll need to work on heating, ventilation, cooling and refrigeration systems that help people stay cool when it’s hot and warm when it’s not. Within the first weeks of the class you’ll learn how to bend metal to build custom air ducts. The rest of the HVAC Installer program will teach you more advanced skills like fitting, ducts, lining out pipes and blowers and connecting electrical wiring between controls. Upon completion of the Residential HVAC Installer program you’ll be set to troubleshoot and service residential HVAC equipment.
Get out of the classroom and into the real world with HVAC Installer projects such as:
Use the skills you’ll learn in this program to find a career you’ll love as a Residential HVAC Installer. Other possibilities include:
HVAC/R Codes, Regulations, and Standards
HVAC/R Preventive Maintenance
HVAC/R System Installation and Start-Up (Residential)
Indoor Air Quality
Introduction to HVACR: Safety, Tools, and Equipment
Piping and Piping Practices
Principles of Thermodynamics and Heat Transfer
Refrigerants and Lubricants
WorkKeys®, an assessment tool from the ACT® organization, measures skills employers have identified as critical to job success in their industry and are used in hiring and promoting employees. Students are able to earn the ACT®-issued National Career Readiness Certificate by meeting the score requirements for their job field on three WorkKeys® assessments.
Matching the right employees with the right job creates employee job satisfaction, increased self-confidence and the best wages possible for the employee. The employer benefits with reduced turnover and training, increased productivity and overall company success. To learn about the WorkKeys® scores needed for your future career field visit Job Profiles.
The required WorkKeys scores for this career major are:
Applied Math – 3
Workplace Documents – 3
Graphic Literacy – 3
In order to be successful in a career, students will need to meet all technical and academic standards related to their career of choice at Meridian. Meridian offers rigorous programs of study designed in cooperation with business and industry to ensure students are fully prepared for the demands of the workplace.
When a student completes all standards as set forth in their program of study, they will be considered a graduate of Meridian and receive the Career Ready Credential. Students who do not meet these standards will not be considered graduates of Meridian. Students should have:
Students earning a Career Ready Credential may also earn the Postsecondary Ready Endorsement, Citizenship Ready Endorsement and the National Career Readiness Certificate (CRC).