Once an apprenticeship is completed, there is little more to learn about air conditioners and furnaces other than what experience will teach you
When pursuing a career, many people look to the career of an HVAC technician and they may have some questions like “what does it take to be an HVAC technician?” or “How long does someone have to go to college just to learn about air conditioning and furnaces?” This article will give some answers to these questions and many others. Surprisingly, a person can be an HVAC technician without ever going to college for it. While it is extremely uncommon to be hired to work on air conditioners and furnaces with only a GED, ones HVAC dreams can still come true with only a GED. If someone wants a better chance at being hired as an HVAC technician he is better off going to college for an HVAC certification. Once a degree is earned, being an apprentice under an HVAC technician is the next best step. While in apprenticeship, one will learn how to install an air conditioner and a furnace as well as how to install air vents through a home. While an apprenticeship is not a must after college, it is a good way to master the HVAC system. An HVAC apprenticeship will take a few years but it will be well worth the work. Once an apprenticeship is completed, there is little more to learn about air conditioners and furnaces other than what experience will teach you. An HVAC career is quite a bit of work but in the end, fixing people’s air conditioners in the summer and their furnaces in the winter is a rewarding job that anyone can enjoy.