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Champion Technician Institute
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Champion Technician Institute Inc. is a, Certified HVAC Technician Training Academy located in Mobile, Alabama. Our HVAC Technician & EPA; Section 608 Certification program offers a “Fast-Track”, “Hands-On Approach”.
Recent high school graduates, former military personnel, and/or adults just looking for a career change are faced with a number of decisions with what they can do to begin a rewarding career. Should you go to college, enter a trade school, join the military, or work a number of unfulfilling odd jobs? All of these are decisions that most of us have had to make. We are here to offer you another option that allows you to have a quick start into a great career field with high a demand.
Learn More About Our HVAC Technician Training Certification Program
If you are interested in starting a new career in the HVAC industry then you should learn more about our exciting “Fast-Track” HVAC Technician Certification Program.through our HVAC Excellence or NATE Testing programs.
Champion Technician Institute offers a “Hands-On Approach” to HVAC Technician training. Once you complete our program you will be an EPA Certified HVAC Technician, which are also known as HVAC Mechanics or HVAC Installers. Our graduates will be able to provide expert service and maintenance on the various complex HVAC systems being installed today. The HVAC Industry offers a well-paying career that is essential and always in demand.
What Do We Do?
Champion Technician Institute prepares individuals to be able to immediately go out and perform residential service calls. Once they have learned the proper dress code, internal paperwork and dispatch procedures of the company, they will then be able to apply them in the field while maintaining the standards of excellence expected by their employer. Our classes are limited by design to accommodate no more than 10 Students per class or per instructor to guarantee that this “Hands-On Approach” is accomplished. With the help of over 20 Individually specialized repair stations, we can ensure an in depth “Hands-On Approach” to accomplish our goal. Throughout our program, we will constantly stress the professional attitude, appearance, communication skills and “Repair or Replace” procedures of a professional technician.
How Fast Can We Do It?
Who Will Our “Fast-Track Program” Benefit?
This program should benefit many individuals that do not have the resources, or the time frame needed to complete the majority of courses offered in this industry to date. They will also receive through our HVAC Excellence or NATE Testing programs. the 608 Freon Certification needed to handle Freon.
Why Is Our “Fast-Track Program” so successful?
Can I Get A Job After I Graduate?
Our guarantee is that any student who attends & completes our “Fast-Track Program” will have the basic skills to understand the residential service call process, communicate effectively with the customer, perform a diagnosis in 30 minutes or less, (average time is 20 minutes), and then be able to perform the necessary repairs, (with very few exceptions), with minimal supervision depending on their new employers policies and procedures. Our records show that every student that has graduated to date, has gained employment at our projected hourly rates.
What Is HVAC?
HVAC is an acronym for Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning. As a Certified HVAC Technician you will be able to work on both residential and commercial HVAC systems.
Typical Services Provided By an HVAC Technician.
As a certified technician working in the HVAC industry. You will be called on to run service, This means that you will be doing routine maintenance, repairing/replacing broken HVAC components, and installing HVAC systems or components of systems for residential and commercial properties. You will also have knowledge of the tools to use, the procedures to follow, and will operate at a high level of skill, as if you have been doing HVAC service for years. Your experience and expertise will help you to obtain the best rate of pay available.
HVAC Technician Growth Opportunities
Many HVAC company owners today are frustrated due to the difficulty they have in finding and hiring quality HVAC technicians. Many are untrained and incapable of doing quality work. Often a company will invest time, money, and effort into training an employee only to have that employee quit a short time later. This presents a HUGE opportunity for Qualified & Certified HVAC Technicians. Upon graduating, students are being hired quickly and can garner a high rate of pay.
According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (https://www.bls.gov/ ), HVAC employee opportunities are projected to grow 15 percent from 2016 to 2026, much faster than the average for all occupations (https://www.bls.gov/ooh/installation-maintenance-and-repair/heating-air-conditioning-and-refrigeration-mechanics-and-installers.htm#tab-6) . By becoming a Certified HVAC Technician you are placing yourself into one of the most “In Demand” positions in the entire U.S. workforce. This is the perfect time to become a Certified HVAC Technician.
HVAC is considered to be one of the highest-paying skilled labor careers. The median annual wage for heating, air conditioning, and refrigeration mechanics and installers was $47,610 in May 2018. The lowest 10 percent earned less than $29,460, and the highest 10 percent earned more than $76,230.
HVAC Job Growth
The need for qualified HVAC Technicians is projected to grow 15% from 2016 to 2026. Much faster than the average for all occupations. It is anticipated that there will be over 48K new positions opening during that time frame.
As the economy continues to grow and new homes and properties are built the need for providing a a climate-controlled environment will continue to escalate. HVAC is now using advanced technologies involving a number of computerized components. As this technology continues to evolve, the need for highly qualified and Certified HVAC Technicians is going to continue its rapid pace of growth.
Why Should You Become EPA 608 Certified
By obtaining a training certificate you have demonstrated your skill & proficiency to a licensed instructor. This is proof that you not only understand the subject but have had actual “Hands-On Approach” experience working with various HVAC systems and can troubleshoot a variety of HVAC challenges. The EPA does require being 608 Certified so that you can legally handle refrigerants—which is an essential to the HVAC industry.
Within the EPA 608 Certification, there are four levels:
- Type 1 allows an HVAC tech to handle small appliances that contain less than 5 pounds of refrigerants (i.e., a refrigerator).
- Type 2 will allow the HVAC professional to deal with high-pressure refrigerants.
- Type 3 allows the handling of low-pressure refrigerants.
- The fourth type is ‘Universal’, which includes Types 1, 2, and 3.
When graduating from Champion Technician Institute you will be a; Certified EPA 608 Technician
It should be noted that, the more certifications you have under your belt, the more desirable an employee you’ll become! Accumulating various certifications is proof that you are dedicated to your career and to enhancing your knowledge to the point where employers and consumers alike will benefit from your superior expertise.
HVAC careers are plentiful, and by becoming a Certified HVAC Technician, you will have no problem finding your dream position. There are HVAC Technician positions that need to be filled all over the U.S. We need YOU!
Check To See If You Are Qualified
Contact us now to see if you qualify for this essential course. For anyone Who Wants an exciting and lucrative career in the HVAC Industry.