Heating, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration Mechanics and Installers

Starting Salary

NC Triangle Area

Median Annual Wage

NC Triangle area
% High school diploma or equivalent
% Some college, no degree

Job Outlook

NC Triangle area

Annual Job Openings

NC Triangle area

Install or repair heating, central air conditioning, HVAC, or refrigeration systems, including oil burners, hot-air furnaces, and heating stoves.

In Durham Tech's HVAC (Continuing Education) courses, students will work with equipment following safety standards and protocols, to develop skills required for entry-level employment as a technician in the HVAC industry.

Students who wish to eventually become a facilities maintenance technician, would complete the Industrial Systems Technology HVAC certificate and apply those credits to the Industrial Systems Technology Facilities Maintenance Technology AAS degree program.