If you are considering San Antonio HVAC school, you’ll want to know what kind of outcomes you can expect after graduation. What will you achieve by taking a course? What career path can you take when fully qualified? Are there many jobs in the area? Through this post, we aim to answer all your questions to put you in a better position to make an informed decision about your education.
What Certifications Can You Earn?
Employers need proof that you are qualified and knowledgeable enough for a job. Earning certifications is a great way to demonstrate your skill set and area of expertise. There is a huge number of certifications available for HVAC technicians: some of which are achievable for beginners to the trade after training at an accredited school, others of which require some experience. After graduation, you may be eligible for these certifications:
- TDLR ACR
- Preventative Maintenance
What Type Of HVAC Jobs Are There?
In 2012, 61 percent of HVAC jobs were in plumbing, heating, and air-conditioning and around 9 percent of technicians were self-employed. HVAC technicians work in a wide variety of settings: residential and commercial, indoors and outdoors. Sometimes, a technician will work the same site all day, whereas, in other cases, workers will move from one place to another throughout the day.
Job prospects are excellent for technicians who have completed training at a technical school. The best opportunities are available for those familiar with computers and electronics and who possess good troubleshooting skills. There is in-demand work for technicians working in maintenance and repair.
If a career in heating, ventilation, and air conditioning sounds right for you, enroll in a San Antonio HVAC school today. Look for a program that offers plenty of hands-on training and leads to a number of certifications.
This article was published on: 01/25/13 2:19 PM
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