HVAC/R Training


HVAC/R Training

EPA Certification by ESCO

At ATI Las Vegas


Do you enjoy working with your hands in a technical capacity?

Are you good at troubleshooting and problem solving?

Are you interested in a career with high potential for growth?


If you are interested in a technical career in which you work with your hands, helping homes and businesses maintain their critically important HVAC/R systems, a career in Refrigeration, Heating, and Air Conditioning technology might be the right choice for you!


Train for a rewarding career in Refrigeration, Heating, and Air Conditioning


Program Highlights


HVAC Excellence Accredited Program

10.5-Month Diploma Program

Prepare for Important Industry Certifications

ESCO EPA certification, HVAC Excellence, 410A, OSHA

Learn more than just an introduction to HVAC/R technology

Gain the knowledge and skills to install, maintain, and repair residential and commercial heating, air conditioning, and refrigeration systems.
Hands-on, practical training teaches electrical theory and controls, basic plumbing, and welding and soldering using oxy acetylene torches.


Potential Career Paths



HVAC Installers are responsible for putting heating, ventilation, and air conditioning systems into residential and commercial properties. HVAC Installers must have the specialized knowledge, mechanical skills, physical strength and manually dexterity to put these systems into place, and must also be capable of troubleshooting, time management, and working in a team.


HVAC Refrigeration Technicians are responsible for the installation, repair and maintenance of the refrigeration and cooling systems in homes or places of business, such as a restaurant kitchen, grocery store, or a home that is under construction. These professionals know how to install and repair these systems and may be tasked with performing upgrades, replacing parts or working with new units.


A/C Technicians are HVAC/R specialists; they specialize in the installation, repair, and maintenance of air conditioning systems, particularly those with more complex computer control systems.


HVAC Engineers plan and coordinate every aspect of an HVAC system installation. HVAC engineers can conduct performance evaluations of existing systems and recommend improvements to increase efficiency, as well as design climate control systems for new construction.


An Automotive HVAC Tech is a specialized worker, knowledgeable about both HVAC systems and automotive technology. All cars today have automotive HVAC systems, and these professionals are responsible for keeping all the parts working smoothly and efficiently to maintain interior comfort and air quality for passengers.


The solar power market is rapidly growing, and the United States Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts that employment for Solar Technicians will increase by 51 percent between 2019 and 2029. This sector of the HVAC/R industry will open up excellent job opportunities for qualified individuals, particularly those who have completed a photovoltaic training program.


There is increasing demand for Wind Turbine Technicians as demand for renewable and green energy continues to grow, and the number of wind turbines and wind farms increases. These specialized technicians climb wind turbine towers to inspect or repair equipment, perform routine maintenance, test and troubleshoot electrical, mechanical, and hydraulic components and systems, and replace worn or malfunctioning components.

Where Do HVAC/R Technicians Work?

HVAC Companies
Mechanical Contractors
Construction Firms
High Tech Data Centers
Server Rooms

Private Businesses
Large-scale Commercial Businesses
Government Offices


Why get your HVAC/R Technician Training at ATI?

At ATI, you will learn more than just an introduction to HVAC technology…

HVAC techs are skilled tradespeople capable and knowledgeable of many trades, and use their knowledge of electricity, plumbing and welding on virtually a daily basis to perform their job duties. Using these skills, HVAC technicians perform installation, maintenance, inspection, and repair of the systems that control the climate in our homes, buildings, and vehicles.

In just 10.5 months, you can learn the knowledge and skills to:

  • Install, maintain and repair residential and commercial air conditioning, heating, and refrigeration systems
  • Maintain EPA regulations when troubleshooting and repairing residential and commercial equipment
  • Perform mechanical and electrical troubleshooting and circuit repair on residential and light commercial equipment
  • Perform maintenance and repair on residential and commercial condensing units, compressors and evaporator fan motor replacement
  • Install and repair residential and commercial gas heating systems
  • Service and repair electric and hydronic heating systems
  • Install and repair A/C and heating equipment
  • Calculate and measure airflow on A/C equipment
  • Service and repair ice machines, walk-in coolers/freezers and reach-ins
With training from ATI, you can master the skills you need to obtain your first job.…

Hands-on, practical training teaches:

  • Electrical theory and controls
  • Basic plumbing
  • Welding and soldering using oxy acetylene torches

Get industry-recognized certifications that demonstrate your knowledge and skill and can help get you hired.

ATI’s HVAC/R program holds programmatic accreditation through HVAC Excellence. This accreditation means ATI’s program meets or exceeds industry standards, tells future employers that you, as a graduate, are properly trained and ready to enter the workforce, and provides a goal-setting path for self-improvement and program growth/expansion. The Mechanical Service Contractors of America (MCSA), the leading national trade association for heating, air conditioning, refrigeration, plumbing and facility operations contractors, has named HVAC Excellence as its partner for technician recruitment. Attending an accredited program such as the one at ATI prepares you for professional certifications including the following:

  • HVAC Excellence
  • ESCO EPA certification
  • 410A
  • OSHA

Why Train to be an HVAC/R Technician?

Are you interested in a technical career with high potential for growth? Just like electricians, HVAC technicians are in high demand!  

    • HVAC technicians work in every part of the country! Every vehicle, home and building requires HVAC installation, maintenance, and service.
    • HVAC positions are in demand year-round- HVAC techs keep homes heated in the winters and cool in the summers.
    • Many currently in the industry are nearing retirement age, which means more job openings in the years to come.
  • HVAC careers pay well too! Salary can vary widely by region and level of experience, but is generally comparable to an electricians’ pay.

For more information about the job outlook for HVAC technicians, visit salary.com, or the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

If you are ready to take the first step towards a career in the Commercial Refrigeration, Heating and Air Conditioning field, then ATI has a tremendous training program and facility to train you for success as an HVAC Technician!





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