HVAC Schools in San Antonio

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HVAC Schools San Antonio: An Objective Guide

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.  

Lamson Institute

Lamson Institute is Accredited by the ACCSC (the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges) and holds a certificate of approval from the Texas Workforce Commission (TWC). Students can start HVAC programs at any time of the year, taking classes either during the day or in the evening. Although the student-to-faculty ratio is quite high (at 39:1), Lamson Institute has an excellent graduation rate of 82 percent.  

Southern Careers Institute

The HVAC program from Southern Careers Institute prepares students to take a range of certifications, such as the HVAC, EPA, Green, R410A, Indoor Air Quality, TDL ACR, NATE, and Preventative Maintenance certifications. A range of financial services are available to ensure students are able to afford the program, including scholarships, grants, and support finding appropriate loans. The school has a very good student-to-faculty ratio of 19:1 and an 89-percent enrollment acceptance rate.  

Everest Institute

Everest Institute offers hands-on HVAC training through the day, evening, and weekend classes. The school also offers on-campus part-time job opportunities and career support to help students find a full-time job upon graduation. Training offered from Everest’s HVAC diploma can lead instantly to entry-level jobs, such as assistant positions. Everest has a student retention rate of 68 percent, close to the Texas average, and a graduation rate of 58 percent.  

South Texas Vocational Technical Institute

South Texas Vocational Technical Institute gives students the chance to learn with instructors who have real-life experience in the HVAC industry. STVT specializes in training high school graduates and military veterans, with financial aid programs available to both. A large range of career services are open to graduates, including connections with potential employers, networking, and post-interview followups. The school also has a very good student-to-faculty ratio, of 15:1, and offers evening and weekend classes in addition to full-time courses.  

Jon Wayne Academy

The main instructor at Jon Wayne Academy is Wesly Breazeale, who has more than 26 years experience teaching. Wesly won the Train the Trainer with Carrier Corporation nine consecutive years and the same award with Bryant Corporation four consecutive years. The school has an onsite lab, which allows students to engage in practical training for 50 percent of the program.   As you can see, no one of these HVAC schools San Antonio is clearly better than all the others. The school you choose to attend will depend on a number of factors including your needs, lifestyle, and goals for the future.

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