Air conditioning, refrigeration Technician

As an HVAC refrigeration technician, you’ll have the chance to maintain commercial and industrial refrigeration systems which people rely on in their everyday lives.

For an additional 3 months of coursework, you can train to become an HVAC technician through our HVAC program.

This program is HVAC Excellence accredited by the Esco Group, which is an independent third-party which ensures program prepares students with the skills to meet HVACR industry standards.

Flexible Blended Learning to Help Balance Life and School

Many of our programs feature a blend of online and on-campus learning. This is to help make going to school work with your busy schedule. Learn on your own time online and then make the most of your time with your instructor on campus doing hands-on work and asking questions instead of listening to lectures.
You’ll receive certification preparation for the EPA 608 Universal Certification, as well as OSHA 10-hour Basic Safety Orientation, NCCER Credentials, and Universal R410A.

Get hands-on train with instructors with real-world experience installing, repairing, and maintaining real HVAC refrigeration equipment.

Lab equipment includes professional tools such as:

  • Commercial Ice Machine
  • Commercial Walk-in Refrigeration
  • Rack Compressor System
  • Low Temperature Condenser

The thought of paying for school can feel overwhelming. Institutional grants and scholarships can be a great way to reduce your student loan debt and relieve some of the financial burden. You can see if you qualify through financial aid counseling at no additional cost including:

  • Answers to your federal student loan questions
  • Information on your loan servicer
  • Clear explanations of all your federal student loan repayment options
  • Information on how to reduce or postpone your monthly payment
  • Information on scholarships and grants

The Zenith Student Grant is a multimillion-dollar institutional grant program awarded to students of Altierus schools — owned by Zenith Education Group — who demonstrate financial need.

This and other financial aid is available for those who qualify. Give us a call to see what your financial aid options are and we can help you get started (888) 223-8556.

How much money does air conditioning,refrigeration technician tech earn?Click on the link below to see wages. Please click on the “Pay” tab


Median Salary

Lowest 10%: $29,460 or less

Apprentices usually earn about half of the wage paid to experienced workers. As they learn to do more, their pay increases.”

The majority of HVACR technicians work full time. Evening or weekend shifts may be required, and HVACR technicians often work overtime or irregular hours during peak heating and cooling seasons.