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Tool Kit for a New HVAC Tech

Tools of the Trade: What Should Be in a New HVAC Professional’s Tool Kit

Whether you will get into employment or start your HVAC repair and installation business, having the right tools and equipment will make it easy for you to get tasks done as required. It’s advisable to have the right tools right from the start of a new HVAC career. If you are wondering what tools a […]

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HVAC Certification in Texas: 6 Certificates to Give Your Career a Running Start

Like other technical fields, a variety of certifications for HVAC technicians exist to help start your career off on the right foot and give a competitive edge over others in the field.  If you are interested in becoming a certified HVAC technician, let’s look at six HVAC certifications in Texas that can give you what […]

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Happy National HVAC Tech Day

Did you know today is National HVAC Tech Day? HVAC Tech National Appreciation Day helps us recognize HVAC techs as well as the critical work they do. But what is the meaning behind the holiday, and what do HVAC techs do? HVAC techs have a very important role in our society and perform tasks that […]

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How To Become an Air Conditioning Engineer

What is an Air Conditioning Engineer? An air conditioning engineer is also referred to as an HVAC (Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning) mechanic, installer, or technician. Basically, an air conditioning engineer is someone who has the training and HVAC certifications to install and work on heating, ventilation, cooling, and refrigeration systems that control the temperature […]

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Guide to Becoming an HVAC Technician in Texas

How to Become an HVAC Technician in Texas Thanks to high demand and a promising career outlook, many Texans are considering a career in the HVAC industry, and it’s no surprise why. A quick Google search for HVAC tech jobs in Texas will result in thousands of opportunities for anyone willing to complete HVAC technician […]

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4 Reasons HVAC Technicians are in High Demand

High Demand Jobs in Texas: HVAC Technicians If you’re tired of your current job, looking for more job opportunities, or interested in finding a career that offers more job security, look to industries that have positive career outlooks. One of the most in-demand roles you can find is an HVAC technician. Demand for HVAC techs […]

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5 HVAC Certifications You Need to Know About

Becoming an HVAC technician allows you to join an in-demand field and take control of your financial future. Like most technical fields, there are a number of certifications that an HVAC technician can get to improve their career prospects. In this post, we’ll go over five of the most important certifications that an aspiring HVAC […]

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HVAC Training Job Traits

In addition to HVAC training San Antonio TX, technicians need to possess some extra skills to find success in the job market. Click here to find out more. There are plenty of job opportunities for graduates of HVAC training San Antonio TX, with around 20,870 positions in the area, reports the Bureau of Labor Statistics. However, it is still necessary to stand out from the crowd if you want to secure a job straight out of school. The following are a few skills and personality traits that can assist trained applicants in getting hired. Read more...

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7 Certifications For HVAC Students

In the HVAC business, skills are what matters most, and the best way to demonstrate your skill set to prospective employers is through your qualifications. There are numerous certifications available to HVAC professionals, each of which establishes your expertise in a different area of heating, ventilation, and air conditioning. The following seven are some of the best for improving your marketability. Read more...

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San Antonio HVAC School

There has never been a better time to enroll in an accredited HVAC school in San Antonio. Demand for qualified HVAC professionals is at an all-time high in the U.S. The Bureau of Labor Statistics estimates that the field will see a 21% rise in employment by 2022. As a result, more and more HVAC graduates are finding lasting and rewarding employment every day in residential installation, industrial planning and building, and commercial contracting. To begin a successful HVAC career you'll need to find the right school or college. Here you'll find some of the best choices when considering an HVAC school in San Antonio. All you have to do is choose the one that suits you to start your own promising career as an HVAC technician. Read more...

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HVAC Training in San Antonio

With a career in HVAC, you will never be bored. No sitting around in an office, shuffling paperwork is involved; instead, you travel out to different homes and businesses around the city, installing, repairing, and maintaining a variety of heating, ventilation, and air conditioning systems. Professionals in HVAC are in great demand across the state, and San Antonio is no exception. In May 2014, the Bureau of Labor Statistics reported that there were 1,820 HVAC mechanic and installer jobs in the San Antonio-New Braunfels metropolitan area. Better yet, that number is expected to rise at a faster rate than average for all jobs — at 21 percent between 2012 and 2022 nationwide. Read more...

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HVAC Schools in San Antonio

If you are looking to start an HVAC career in San Antonio, you’re in luck — there are a huge number of options to gain training from high-quality schools, each with its own unique set of benefits. To help you find the right match for you, we have created this summary of some of the top choices of HVAC schools San Antonio. Read more...

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How To Get An HVAC Certification

To work as an HVAC technician in the state of Texas you are required to hold a certification that proves that you have the skills and knowledge necessary for the job. Even in the few states where a certification is not essential, it is still an excellent way to show a prospective employer or client that you have reached a particular level of expertise, have undergone additional training in your field, or that you specialize in a certain area, such as duct and envelope testing or system performance. Read more...

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HVAC Training Student Apps

In HVAC, a career focused on technology, it makes sense to utilize some of the most modern technology to assist in everything from studying to practical tasks. Before you even enroll in one of the HVAC training schools in Texas, download these essential apps and start familiarizing yourself with the subject. Read more...

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“I made a complete career change when I started my training at Southern Careers Institute. I needed a stable career to continue providing for my growing family. SCI provided me with the medical terminology and know how that I needed to understand and acquire a career in the medical field. SCI taught me that it doesn’t matter where you are in life right now; you always have room to advance and learn.”

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“Once I graduated from SCI, I had a sense of accomplishment that helped me through the job search process. SCI provided me with the opportunity to brush up on my skills, extend my accounting knowledge, and they boosted my self-confidence. I went to work two days after my last day of school.”

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Business Accounting

“When my youngest child graduated from high school, I told my husband that it was my time. I went back to school to change careers after spending 37 years in the business field. At SCI, the instructors are professional, and they care about what they are teaching you, as well as expect you to give 100% in return. I had problems understanding how to draw in syringes and give injections. I requested extra help from a knowledgeable instructor, and I was able to receive one-on-one training. Today, I draw injections for approximately 100 patients each week. I am very confident in what I’ve learned. SCI has given me the chance to do what I always wanted to do. Thank you for my education. I am doing wonderful.”

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“I am now a certified Lab Tech. SCI helped me get an externship, and I came out with a job. After my little sister had cancer, I knew I wanted a career in the medical field that allowed me to help others. I am happy about what I do.”

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