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The US Bureau of Labor Statistics is projecting HVAC related jobs to increase a staggering 21% through 2022. These jobs need filled, and Forbes Road CTC can help you get started on this exciting career path.
The HVAC program at Forbes Road CTC trains you in the technical services that are needed today and challenges the student to reach their highest level of academic knowledge and technical capabilities. Forbes Road CTC offers not only HVAC training but also assistance in career development and works with each graduate to help them find the right employment.
Median annual wages of Heating, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration Mechanics and Installers were $43,640 in 2012.Bureau of Labor Statistics
Courses of Study

• HVAC Tools
• Blueprint Reading
• Piping Practices
• Basic Electricity
• Intro to Cooling and Heating
• Air Distribution Systems
• Leak Detection and Recovery
• Intro to Hydronics System
• Control Circuit Troubleshooting
• Gas Heat Troubleshooting
• Cooling Troubleshooting
• Heat Pumps

Career Paths

• Plumber
• Pipefitter
• Steamfitter
• Service Technician
• Service Manager
• Helper

Employment of HVAC related jobs is expected to grow 21% from 2012-2022, much faster than others. Rising demand for trained technicians will result in excellent employment opportunities.

• Type I, II, III and Universal Refrigerant Recover and
• Transition Certification
• Universal Refrigerant 410A Safety &Training Certification
• HVAC Excellence Technical
• Certifications
• Pittsburgh Builder’s Association Certification

Post-Secondary Opportunities

• Penn College
• Plumbers Local 27
• Sheet Metal Local 12

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