WyoTech-Sacramento Adds HVAC Program

Top Quote Heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) program addresses increased career demands in California's Central Valley. End Quote
  • Sacramento, CA (1888PressRelease) September 21, 2010 - WyoTech-Sacramento added a heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) program to meet workforce demands. WyoTech's nine-month HVAC diploma program provides students with the knowledge and skills required to specialize in the HVAC industry. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, employment of heating, air-conditioning, and refrigeration mechanics and installers is projected to increase 28 percent during the 2008-18 decade - much faster than the average projected increase for all occupations.

    "This trade compliments and continues to diversify our program offerings," said John Hurd, campus president. "Expanding into the HVAC industry is a great opportunity for our students, and our instructors are some of the best technicians in the business."

    The HVAC program [http://hvac.wyotech.edu] is broken down into nine modules and covers:

    * Basic Construction
    * Basic Electricity
    * Air Conditioning
    * Fuel Heating Systems
    * Air Distribution
    * Systems Controls
    * Heat Pumps
    * System Application and Design
    * HVAC Diagnostics

    Successful program graduates can seek employment as entry-level technicians in the HVAC field such as Furnace Install and Repair Apprentice, A/C Mechanic Apprentice, or Sheet Metal Fabrication Apprentice.

    About WyoTech - Sacramento

    WyoTech - Sacramento [http://sacramento.wyotech.edu/], located at 980 Riverside Parkway, West Sacramento, CA 95605, is a division of Corinthian Colleges, Inc., one of the largest post-secondary education companies in North America. WyoTech offers degree and diploma programs in the fields of automotive, diesel, collision/refinishing, motorcycle, marine technology, as well as construction trades. In addition, WyoTech offers advanced training programs in applied service management; advanced diesel; light duty diesel; advanced automotive diagnostics; street rod and custom fabrication; motorsports chassis fabrication; high performance power trains; and trim and upholstery technology. There are currently six WyoTech campuses located across the United States. For more information, go to www.WyoTech.edu.

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