Blinn College HVAC classes are developed to prepare students to join the workforce by providing training and skills development in Heating/Venting/Air Conditioning (HVAC) technology.
As a Technician any of the following duties may be performed: HVAC Service Technician, HVAC Installer, HVAC Specialist, Air Conditioning Technician and HVAC Mechanic.
What is the definition of an HVAC Technician?
Install or repair heating, central air conditioning, or refrigeration systems.
What types of duties would a Technician perform?
The HVAC classes are designed to prepare individuals for a career as a technician in the installation and repair of systems commercially and residentially. This includes hands-on skills development in the application of soldering and brazing, fittings, power distribution, principles, heating fundamentals, furnaces, air distribution systems, ductwork, electrical, troubleshooting, venting, theory, principles, refrigerants, blueprint reading, load calculations and mathematics.
What jobs are available for an HVAC Technician?
Technicians are employed in a large variety of industries, ranging from construction to residential. The Bureau of Labor Statistics included HVAC technician as one of the high growth occupations with a faster than average growth for the foreseeable future. The average national salary of a technician is $20.45 hourly and $42,530 annually. However the amount will vary based on region, years of experience and industry where technicians may earn in excess of $65,000.
The HVAC program is located at the Blinn College Workforce Education Training Center in College Station, TX. at 5503 Raymond Stotzer Parkway, College Station, TX 77845
From Bryan/College Station take University Drive (FM 60) Raymond Stotzer Parkway west over FM 2818, towards Snook. The Training Center is located at 5503 Raymond Stotzer Parkway, approximately 2 miles from the overpass of FM 2818 (Harvey Mitchell Parkway), on the left side of the road.