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.
Next Program Start Dates
As someone who’s already working in 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 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
Are You Career Training Ready? Find Out!
Take the Brownson “HVAC 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)
- Assess Building Performance
- Learn Professionalism and business management
See our curriculum breakdown here.
Cutting Edge Curriculum
DDC (Direct Digital Controls) and Building Performance are among the fastest growing segments of the HVAC/R industry and Brownson is the ONLY school that offers this training as part of HVAC program. Knowing these skills is very important for boosting your job prospects once you graduate.
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. Talk to an Admissions Advisor to learn the benefits of additional certification.
See How Miguel’s Career Improved After Attending 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.
Get trained. Get opportunities. Get started at Brownson.
A helpful Brownson Admissions Representative will be happy to answer any questions you have.
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- Gainful Employment Disclosures – HVAC/R Technology 40 Week Program
- Gainful Employment Disclosures – HVAC/R Technology 88 Week Program
- Gainful Employment Disclosures – HVAC/R Blended Online 40 Week Program
- Gainful Employment Disclosures – Master Commercial/Domestic Refrigeration 35 Week Program
- Gainful Employment Disclosures – Master Commercial/Domestic Refrigeration 77 Week Program
*Program length when completed in normal time.