Students interested in heating, ventilation, and air conditioning may consider Penn Foster College© HVACR Technician career diploma program. The HVAC Technician Diploma is conveniently offered entirely online. Students receive HVACR training from home, developing skills useful for a career in Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning. This progressive program trains students in the skills and techniques used by an HVAC Technician.
Students begin by taking the Math for Trades and Nature of Electricity course. Students participate in learning the tools and equipment necessary for an HVAC technician, as well as specialized materials and techniques. By learning about the refrigeration cycle, condensers, compressors, evaporators, piping, and refrigerant handling, the students are able to better understand refrigeration systems.
Students engage in learning about electrical systems and residential and light commercial HVAC systems. Students are trained in residential air conditioning, gas-fired heating systems, and heat pumps. Students should become versed in HVACR system design and installation, learning advanced concepts of commercial HVAC systems.
The final set is sent to the student after all of the program requirements have been met and the financial understanding has been met. In the Graduation Set, students practice HVAC troubleshooting. HVAC Technicians have found employment at food store chains, gas utility companies, and school systems.
Prospective students interested in pursuing the HVACR Technician Diploma program can apply on the Penn Foster College website by filling out an online application.
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School Accreditation & Licensing
Penn Foster is accredited by:
Distance Education Accrediting Commission (DEAC)
Penn Foster High School, Penn Foster Career School, and Penn Foster College have all met the high standards of integrity and performance set by the Distance Education Accrediting Commission (DEAC), which is recognized by the U.S. Department of Education (USDE) and the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA).
Penn Foster Career School is regionally accredited for non-degree granting postsecondary programs, and Penn Foster High School is accredited for grades 9 through adult, by the Commission on Secondary Schools of the Middle States Association for Colleges and Schools.
Penn Foster Career School has been accredited as an Authorized Provider by the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET).
All Penn Foster programs are affiliated with DANTES, which qualifies U.S. military personnel for tuition reimbursement.