Article Categories
» Arts & Entertainment
» Automotive
» Business
» Careers & Jobs
» Education & Reference
» Finance
» Food & Drink
» Health & Fitness
» Home & Family
» Internet & Online Businesses
» Miscellaneous
» Self Improvement
» Shopping
» Society & News
» Sports & Recreation
» Technology
» Travel & Leisure
» Writing & Speaking

  Listed Article

  Category: Articles » Careers & Jobs » Employment » Article
 

Careers in HVACR Education and Training for Success




By Phil Laboon

What is HVACR?

The "Heating-Ventilation-Air Conditioning-Refrigeration"(HVACR) industry manages indoor environments. The HVACR industry covers the comfort systems - heating, ventilation, air conditioning and refrigeration - that our society depends on year around. The heating and cooling industry is a $150 billion a year business that employs many people and more skilled people are needed to fill the increasing demand. The HVACR industry works on issues that affect our environment such as indoor air quality and protecting the earth's ozone layer through refrigerant recovery.

Where do HVACR people work?

+ Sports arenas
+ Shopping malls
+ Theaters
+ Office and apartment buildings
+ Private homes
+ Factories
+ Grocery stores
+ Industrial plants
+ Hospitals
+ Homes

Technical Jobs are the Fastest Growing Segment of the Economy

Jobs in the $150 billion a year HVACR industry are predicted to increase throughout the end of this decade and throughout the twenty-first century, as demand grows for new industrial, commercial, and residential climate control systems. To maintain or replace older comfort systems, additional new jobs will be created.

The HVACR industry offers well-paying jobs, ranging from a $29, 500 salary for beginning technicians with a two-year Associates Degree to a $40,000 salary for B.S. Graduates with a four-year technical degree. Sales and business HVACR jobs offer similar compensation.

Why is HVACR important in our daily lives?

+ In the home people depend on air conditioning and heating to keep comfortable.
+ Electronic and computer manufacturers need cool, clean, and very dry air for their products.
+ Hospitals, day care centers, and community centers depend on HVACR equipment to maintain comfortable temperatures and good air quality.
+ Research labs, medical manufacturers and food preparation companies need HVACR equipment to ensure that their products are pure and safe.
+ Farmers, livestock shippers, and fruit growers rely on refrigerated trucks, warehouses, and display cases to keep their products fresh.
+ Printers use high-speed, multicolor printing equipment that requires strict humidity control to ensure product quality.

What education and training is needed?

To get started in the HVACR field, you should enroll in the following courses in high school:

+ Computer Applications
+ CAD - Computer-Aided Design
+ Business
+ Sales and Marketing
+ Air Conditioning
+ Math - algebra and geometry
+ Sheet Metal
+ Electricity/electronics
+ Mechanical Drawing
+ Blueprint reading

The stronger your training, the greater your chances for advancement in the field! After graduating from high school, you can get additional training at a local community college or at a university.

Scholarships & Loans: Most schools can help you finance your college education through scholarships and loan packages.

100% Job Placement: Look for two-year associate programs or colleges and universities with high rates of job placement. Often they can find jobs for 100% of their HVACR students.
 
 
About the Author
For more information on becoming an heating technician or air conditioning technician please visit our school at HVACR Careers-school and job information.

Article Source: http://www.simplysearch4it.com/article/48233.html
 
If you wish to add the above article to your website or newsletters then please include the "Article Source: http://www.simplysearch4it.com/article/48233.html" as shown above and make it hyperlinked.



  Some other articles by Phil Laboon
The Need for Heating and Air Conditioning Technicians - HVAC
Regardless of where you live, people need heating or air conditioning HVAC (Heating, Ventilation, & Air Conditioning) job opportunities are dramatically increasing all over the United States. While the need for ...

Orlando Real Estate: A premier choice of real estate investors
If you have ever visited Florida, then you must have harbored thoughts of investing in real estate in that region. Well, if ...

Investment Group or Clubs: The new way to invest in real estate
The world of real estate is growing by leaps and bounds. This has also led to the development of new and improved ...

Investing in Baja Mexico/California real estate
Baja Mexico is a state located in the northernmost part of Mexico. It literally means "lower California" in Spanish. For those wanting to make an investment ...

Basic Rules of Preconstruction Investment Real Estate
Although the preconstruction real estate investing option has been around for many years and is nothing new, it just recently became well known to the masses and real estate investors all over ...

  
  Recent Articles
Moving Up, Moving On In Your Career
by Jovanka Ciares

The Ideal Time To Look For a New Job
by Anna Johnson

Careers in HVACR Education and Training for Success
by Phil Laboon

En Route To Be A Supermodel
by Wain Roy

Low Black Intelligence; A Racial Myth With Questionable Statistical Data.
by Saqib Ali Ateel

Don't Let This Attitude Hold Your Career Back
by Anna Johnson

Take This Job and Shove It
by Shaun Steven

Get on the Employment Career Networking Bandwagon
by Shaun Stevens

Job Interviews Give Them What They Want to Hear
by Bill Piker

Say Bye-Bye to Your Office Cubicle and Get Jobs Online!
by Ver Cruz

Tell-tale Symptoms That Tell You It's Time To Look For Another Job
by Ver Cruz

Presentation Involves Your Very Vital Career Success
by Kerry Stevens

Making Money Easily
by Neil Millar