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Become a Certified HVAC Technician
in as Little as 10 Months*

Fit Training Around Your Life With Blended Online or Evening Options

You’re already working in HVAC/R but you’re ready to take that next step – certification. Getting thorough training and credentials will open doors for you. With comprehensive training you’ll be able to take on a wider range of jobs, you’ll gain respect as a certified professional, and there may be financial incentives too. Many of our students who were already working in the HVAC/R field receive promotions after graduation.

A little effort and expense now will be worth it – it’ll set you up in the long run for success, and possibly put you on track to owning your own business.

Flexible Schedule

As someone who’s already working in the HVAC/R field, we understand you likely don’t have much spare time to take a full-time program. You may have a family to provide for, so you want to get your training done and get certified fast. That’s why we created our blended online and on-campus training. Complete the classroom portion online and come in 3 evenings per week to do your shop classes.

Blended Online and Part-Time Evening Schedule:

  • 10 Months* On-Campus schedule: Monday, Tuesday & Wednesday, 5:40 p.m. – 10:00 p.m. (classroom portion online)
  • 22 Months* Part-Time (evenings): Monday – Wednesday 6:00 pm to 10:00 pm

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Is Advanced HVAC/R Training Right for You?
Take the Brownson “HVAC/R Training Readiness Quiz”

The fun, online quiz takes 3-minutes to complete and you’ll get a personalized report. Identify your strengths and social style plus the training and positions you’re best suited for.

What You’ll Learn

You need to have a wide range of skills to handle all of the situations that an HVAC/R technician deals with. We’ve got you covered. During the HVAC/R Technician training you’ll:

  • Diagnose, troubleshoot, service and repair air conditioning, refrigeration and heating systems
  • Install new systems
  • Get hands-on experience with various equipment technologies
  • Use Direct Digital Controls (DDC) and Building Automation
  • Assess Building Performance
  • Learn Professionalism and business management

See our curriculum breakdown here.

More Training Means You Can Take on a Wider Range of Jobs

Most HVAC schools offer only 750 hours of training. At Brownson, you’ll get 1040 hours of hands-on training. This will benefit you in many ways. Once you complete the program, you’ll likely get higher level positions within the HVAC industry because you’ll have more experience. You’ll also have a higher earning potential because of your extensive training. Certification testing for Section 608 (EPA) is included as part of this program as well.

One of the Largest HVAC Labs in Southern California

Our 12,000 sq. ft HVAC/R shop labs is filled with hundreds of different older and newer models of industry-standard equipment that you’ll likely encounter while working in the field. We also have a 1,700 sq. ft house which acts as a testing facility. Learn about different components that effect energy usage; measure and monitor air flow, perform thermal imaging, and house as well as duct pressurization testing. Learn more about our Shop Features.

We’re an HVAC Excellence Accredited School

Being an HVAC Excellence Accredited School means we are recognized for providing high quality HVAC education by a third party – HVAC Excellence. All of our instructors are Subject Matter Experts, which is a very hard certification to get. Some of our instructors are Master Certified HVAC Educators (MCHE), which is the highest certification offered by HVAC Excellence. Ask them anything HVAC related and they’ll be able to answer your question.

Prove How Skilled You Are With Certification Testing

Prove your expertise! By the time your training is complete you’ll be EPA (Section 608) certified. As someone with experience in the HVAC field, we also encourage you to take the NATE and HVAC Excellence certificates at our HVAC Certification Testing Center. Click here to learn about Mechanical Acceptance Test Technician (MATT) training. Talk to an Admissions Advisor to learn the benefits of additional certification.

See How Miguel’s Career Improved After Attending Brownson

Miguel became certified as an HVAC Technician and received a promotion shortly after graduating from Brownson

Financial Aid is Available

We are nationally accredited by the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges (ACCSC). This is important for many reasons. First, it ensures that Brownson is held to strict regulations – ensuring that you receive a high quality education.

Next, being nationally accredited means we may provide Financial Aid to those students who qualify. For more information see our Financial Aid page.

We are also Military Friendly, as we provide GI education benefits to active personnel and veterans. Brownson participates in sponsored retraining programs such as WIA and TRA-TAA as well.

An Accredited Institution

Brownson Technical School is accredited by the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges (ACCSC). The ACCSC is a recognized accrediting agency by the U.S. Department of Education. Brownson Technical School has been chosen as a 2020 School of Excellence by the ACCSC, which recognizes the efforts in demonstrating a high level of achievement among our students and a commitment to the accreditation process.

Get trained. Get opportunities. Get started at Brownson.

See if Brownson Technical School is right for you. You can fill out the form on this page to receive more information, call 714-774-9443 or text 714-203-2698.

A helpful Brownson Admissions Representative will be happy to answer any questions you have.

Come see one of the largest HVAC/R facilities in Southern California for yourself. Book a Tour and you’ll know if Brownson Technical Schoolis right for you.

Consumer Information

For important information about the educational debt, earnings, and completion rates of students who attended this program, please click the links below.

*Program length when completed in normal time.