Refrigeration/AC Technology

Essential HVAC Training

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Learn more about the hands-on training at New Castle School of Trades!

In our refrigeration and AC technology program, students learn the vital skills needed to succeed in a worthwhile career. Training equipment includes central A/C units, heat pumps, electrical furnaces and more.

An Experienced HVAC Training School in Pennsylvania

Looking for a new career that’s fun? Would you like the opportunity to advance in a rapidly growing field? Do you live near the Ohio-Pennsylvania border?

If so, you should think about attending our HVAC training school, where you can build a new career out of keeping people cool and comfortable!

HVAC Technical and Vocational Certification Courses

The New Castle School of Trades (located about 20 minutes from Youngstown, Ohio) has developed an HVAC training school designed to provide complete beginners with the technical knowledge and skills needed to install and repair refrigeration, heating and air conditioning equipment.

This program covers the electrical requirements from power sources to circuits, HVAC equipment and systems, ductwork, fabrication and installation, as well as diagnosing and troubleshooting of equipment and accessory parts.

NCST’s HVAC program puts your A/C technology knowledge to work in our HVAC lab on standard equipment, such as:

  • HVAC training near Youngstown, OhioWalk-in coolers and freezers
  • Commercial reach-in coolers and freezers
  • Ice-making machines
  • Central A/C units
  • Heat pumps
  • Standard and high-efficiency furnaces
  • Two-stage and modulating furnaces
  • Oil and electrical furnaces
  • Sheet metal brakes, shears and roll formers

Best of all, this program can be completed in just 60 weeks. Wondering what courses are involved in our HVAC technician training? Check out the refrigeration & A/C technology program outline.

HVAC Career Outlook

Going through HVAC technician training will be one of the best decisions you’ll ever make for your future. That’s because HVAC salaries, job creation and employment are all growing faster than the national average.

According to the U.S. Department of Labor, employers prefer to hire formally educated mechanics, specifically graduates from trade schools like the New Castle School of Trades.

How Do I Get the Optimum HVAC Salary?

As with all careers, in order to earn optimal wages it’s imperative to get a solid education that gives you experience and the latest technology training. The New Castle School of Trades can offer all of these aspects to assist you in presenting yourself and your skills in the manner employers respect.

In addition to the hands-on instruction you’ll receive, the computer training we offer will increase your wage prospects, as newer buildings increasingly rely on sophisticated computer programs to run their climate control systems.

Ultimately, the expert instruction you’ll receive from our experienced HVAC trade school can really help to boost your opportunities and distinguish you from the competition.

Some of the largest employing industries for HVAC technicians include:

  • Government agencies
  • Hardware, plumbing, heating equipment & supplies wholesalers
  • Building equipment contractors
  • Commercial & industrial machinery repair & maintenance
  • Direct sellers

Going Beyond HVAC Training

Upon finishing our HVAC training school courses, you will be prepared for a position as an entry-level air conditioning service person and installer, building maintenance technician, refrigeration technician, sheet metal installer and heating & air conditioning salesman.

Once you’re trained and ready to start hunting for a job, our job placement assistance program will show you what Ohio and Pennsylvania-area employers are looking for in new hires. You’ll learn interviewing skills, how to write a professional resume, and other communication skills that will put you on the fast-track to your new career.

Additionally, financial aid is available to those who qualify, and since NCST is also a veteran-friendly HVAC training school, members of the armed forces should absolutely reach out to us.

“My training prepared me very well. My instructors taught me everything I needed to know to go to work and I thank them.”

– Patrick Russell – Refrigeration & A/C Technology Graduate

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Take action today for a better tomorrow. Contact the New Castle School of Trades to learn more about our HVAC training school or click here to apply now!


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