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100% Online. Take classes on your phone. Study any time. Go at your own pace. Program can be completed in as little as 4 months. Start Today! HVACR Technicians maximize the performance of HVACR equipment – heating, ventilation, air conditioning and refrigeration – which assures the best function of these systems throughout the building or residence. As a graduate from our online HVAC School training program, you will know the procedures and techniques for installing, testing, repairing, and maintaining HVACR systems. The HVACR industry is here to stay and so are the job opportunities for skilled HVACR Technicians. Our online HVACR Training will help make you an integral part of the HVACR team!

Prepare for your EPA Certification

In addition to earning your HVACR Technician Certificate through U.S. Career Institute, we help prepare you to become an EPA Certified HVACR Technician. Our online HVAC School is designed to equip you to sit for the nationally recognized EPA 608 certification exams. Certification exams are administered by independent third parties. According to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), all HVACR techs who handle, work with or buy refrigerants must be certified in proper refrigerant handling. Also, some states require HVACR Technicians to be licensed. You are not required to take a certification exam, however, taking this additional step can help you market yourself to potential employers and validate your HVACR knowledge.

Upon graduating from our certification program, we recommend that you take the Type I, II and III EPA 608 certification exams.

Your EPA 608 exam fees are included in your tuition - up to a $85 value†.

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Why Choose HVAC Training?

Whether you live in a big city, small town or rural area, now is the time to train to start making money in one of the largest, oldest and most secure industries in the nation. Just think about it. People and businesses will always need help installing and maintaining their heating, ventilation, air conditioning and refrigeration.

The U.S. Bureau of Labor projects approximately 380,000 HVAC Jobs by 2030*. Driving this growth is new construction of commercial and residential buildings. Also, the rising number of complex energy efficient, climate-control systems will increase the need for qualified heating, air conditioning and refrigeration installers and mechanics. A large part of what HVACR Technicians do is maintenance, repair and replacement of HVACR systems.

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HVAC Technicians are in demand because the work they do helps control the temperature and overall air quality in businesses, homes and other buildings. Refrigeration systems that are climate-controlled keep us safe and healthy by making it possible to store and transport perishable items such as medicine and food. And with the increased priority on pollution reduction and energy efficiency, more HVACR Technicians will be needed to upgrade, retrofit or entirely replace outdated systems. That's why HVACR Technicians are so highly valued! Plus, you can earn up to $48,630 a year* as an experienced HVACR Technician!

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USCI On-Demand Learning

100% online and self-paced. No set class schedules so you set the pace and study when you can 24/7.

Mobile Friendly Learning Materials

Custom-designed, mobile-friendly student portal.

USCI has custom learning materials

Focus on real-world skills that will help you gain the knowledge and skills you need for employment and to prepare for industry certifications.

USCI all-inclusive program

Your tuition includes access to instructors, learning materials and career support.

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What You'll Learn In Your Online HVAC Program

Our HVAC program is now available with Electronic or Hard Copy Lesson Books! Click here for more information.

  • Foundational Skills – HVACR Math
  • Tools and Job Site Safety
  • Fundamental HVACR Theory
  • Bidding, Finances and Records
  • Communication and Customer Service
  • Certification and Apprenticeship
  • Basics of Air Distribution and Air Quality
  • Electricity, Heating, Cooling and Refrigeration
  • Ethics and Legal Topics
  • Copper and Plastic Pipe Basics
  • Carbon-Steel Piping Basics
  • Troubleshooting

For the full HVAC course outline, please visit our Course Outline page.

HVAC School That Fits Your Life

In as little as four months you can be ready to start making $48,630 a year* as an HVACR Technician. And our self-paced online heating, ventilation, air conditioning and refrigeration training means you can study anytime, anywhere. With this online HVAC course, there are no in-person HVAC classes to attend and no schedules to keep. Our online HVAC training will teach you everything you need to know to start working as a HVACR Technician—no previous experience needed.

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HVAC Program Tuition and Financing

We strive to ensure our HVAC program is both flexible and affordable. This is why we offer low, monthly payment options for every student. We are committed to providing you with a quality education at an affordable price. Make an investment in yourself today!

For more information, please visit our Tuition and Financing page.

Join the thousands who have trained with U.S. Career Institute. Get started on your HVACR Technician program today and be ready to work in as little as four months!


Q. How can I become an HVAC Technician?
A. Becoming an HVAC Technician typically requires a HS diploma or equivalent and formal training through an accredited institution, courses typically cover topics like heating, air conditioning and refrigeration.
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Q. What does an HVAC Technician do?
A. HVAC Techs work on cooling, heating, ventilation and refrigeration systems that regulate the air quality and temperature in buildings and refrigerated transport vehicles.
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Q. Do I need to get Certified as an HVACR Technician?
A. Upon graduation from our program, you will receive your U.S. Career Institute Certificate of Completion attesting to your accomplishment. The U.S. Career Institute HVACR Technician training program prepares you to sit for the EPA Section 608 Type I, Type II and Type III certification exams. Your EPA Section 608 Type I, Type II and Type III certification exam fees are included in your tuition.
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Q. Does this meet my HVACR Technician state requirements?
A. A career in this field may require you to meet certain licensing, training, and other requirements that can vary by vocation and state. You should check with your state, local government and/or licensing board to find out which requirements may be applicable in your state.

IMPORTANT State Licensing Requirements: Click here for more information.

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Q. What is the growth potential of an HVACR Technician?
A. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, HVACR Technician jobs are expected to increase 5% by 2030*.
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Q. How much does an HVACR Technician Course cost?
A. Tuition for this program is $1239 total when you pay in full. Payment plans are also available.
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Q. What is the salary for an HVAC Technician?
A. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, HVACR Technicians earn up to $48,630 per year*.
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Q. Is this HVACR Technician Program accredited?
A. U.S. Career Institute is Accredited by the Distance Education Accrediting Commission. The Distance Education Accrediting Commission is listed by the U.S. Department of Education as a recognized accrediting agency.
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Q. Where Can I Work as an HVAC Technician?
A. HVAC Technicians can work full-time or part-time—for yourself or for one of the many HVAC companies located in nearly every community.
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Q. What skills will I learn in this HVACR Technician program?
A. Skills covered in the HVAC Technician program include HVACR math, fundamental HVACR theory, communication, customer service, bidding and records, tools and tool safety, job site safety, certification and apprenticeship, ethics, air distribution and air quality, electricity, heating, cooling and refrigeration, copper and plastic pipe basics, carbon-steel piping basics and troubleshooting.
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People Also Ask

How much does online HVAC school cost?
While our online HVAC school is not free, we strive to offer low-cost tuition and offer monthly payment plans. In fact, our tuition and monthly payment plans are so low that we do not offer federal financial aid or loans.

How long does online HVACR Technician school take?
When you enroll in our self-paced HVACR Technician program, you choose how much you study each week. If you want to become an HVACR Technician, you can do it in as little as 4 months.

Is this the best online HVAC Technician school?
We firmly believe that USCI is the top online HVAC Technician school in the nation. Our curriculum is laid out in easy to learn step-by-step lessons. When you graduate from our program, you will receive your U.S. Career Institute Certificate of Completion attesting to your accomplishment. You are responsible for verifying state and local home inspection certification requirements in your area as it can vary for each state.

Is there an HVAC school near me?
Our online HVAC school delivers its curriculum on the internet. Where could be closer than your own home? The convenience of online classes makes it easier for our students to fit their studies into their busy lives.

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*Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, Heating and Air Conditioning, Mechanics and Installers, on the internet at (visited June 1, 2022). Statements found in the United States Department of Labor Occupational Outlook Handbook are not a guarantee of any post-graduation salary, in part because the data used to create the Occupational Outlook Handbook includes workers from differing educational backgrounds, levels of experience, and geographic areas of the country.
† Provided in the form of reimbursement when the following terms are met: Student submits receipt(s) issued by administering body(ies), has successfully completed the course and has paid tuition in full. Reimbursement is for up to $85 towards the cost of the EPA Section 608 Type I, Type II, Type III certification exams.