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Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning

HVAC Technicians are skilled tradesman in charge of installing, inspecting and repairing various air quality systems. Their main duties include locating and diagnosing maintenance problems on equipment, conducting warranty services and quickly performing emergency repairs.   

Per the US Bureau of Labor Statistics Apr 28, 2022:

Number of available jobs as of 2020 - 380,400

Job Outlook from 2020 to 2030 - 5% growth

Median Pay 2021 - $48,630 per year or $23.38 per hour

This is a Evening program. Class meets Monday, Tuesday & Thursday 5 pm to 10pm

This program follows the county school schedule.

This 910 hour program can be completed in 2 years.

You can earn the following Credentials and on successful completion sit for the following Licenses:

Basic Refrigeration

Air Conditioning

EPA 608 Refrigerant Handing Certification

Light Commercial A/C

Light Commercial Refrigeration

Heat Pump - Employment Ready Credential

Carbon Monoxide Safety

Carbon Monoxide & Combustion Analysis

Class starts in January and August each year.

The January class can TABE test starting in August. 

The August class can TABE test starting in April.

Financial Aid

The HVAC Technician program qualifies for Pell, Heaps, VA, WIOA and WV Vocational Rehabilitation. These are Grants not Loans. ACT does not offer in any student loan options.

Satisfactory Academic Progress

To meet SAP, a student must:

  • Maintain a continuous "C" average.

  • Attend at least 90% of the program hours for each grading period.

  • Maintain a continuous 90% attendance rate for the program.

  • Complete the course within the originally scheduled course hours.

Refund Policy

During the first enrollment period 1 to 450 hours

There is no refund for fees after the start of class! There is a 100% refund on tuition during the first five days of the program! There is a 50% refund on tuition during day 6 thru day 10 of the program! After day 10 of the program there is No Refund!!

During the second enrollment period 450 to 900 hours

There is No Refund once the second enrollment period starts!

Enrollment Procedures

Printable Enrollment Check Sheet



  • Must be 18 years old (within 6 weeks of the start of the class)

  • High school diploma or WV approved equivalent


Start Here

  •  Schedule your free TABE required entrance exam

        Complete your Financial Aid Applications. 

  • For Pell Grant visit:    ACT's ID 015748

  • For HEAPS Grant visit:

  • Notify ACT's financial aid department that your applications are filed. 


Once Financial Aid Applications Are Received

  • You will be contacted by ACT's financial aid office.

  • You must supply any required documentation to complete financial aid.

  • You should have completed your twelve hours with Adult Education.


Final Steps

  • You've completed the required twelve hours with Adult Education.

  • You've completed all requirements with financial aid. 

       You will be contacted by ACT's financial aid office to:     

  1. Complete ACE Advantage Application

  2. Sign Award Letter (if awarded)

  3. Sign Cost Sheet


       Bring the following with you:

  1. High School Diploma or WV Approved Equivalent

  2. Social Security Card

  3. Photo ID

  4. Non-Refundable Registration of $175 (must be exact change/check)


Start Class

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