Building & Construction

Start a New Career or Stay Current in Your Field of Work

If you have an interest in problem-solving, working with your hands, or making a drawing come to life, consider a career in the skilled trades. Different positions are available from repairing heating and air conditioning units to installing fiber optic cable to working as a maintenance technician in a local apartment complex. Gain the knowledge and skills you need today for a career in building, construction and other vocational trades.

Course Details & Registration Information

Pathways to HVAC Careers
Available Classes
Not currently offered.
Description Course Outline Requirements Intended Audience More Details
Intended Audience
Job seekers who are unemployed and underemployed.
Careers in heating, ventilation, and air conditioning companies provide stable, well-paying positions for thousands of employees – and you could be one of them! This course reviews HVAC jobs such as installers, engineers, and technicians, and explores the soft skills needed for success in the field. The course also covers state requirements for licensure, additional training options, and job search strategies.
Course Objectives
  1. have reviewed various positions in HVAC.
  2. have discussed the soft skills needed for HVAC work.
  3. have examined state requirements for HVAC workers.
  4. have identified job search strategies.
Outline of Instruction
  1. Module 1 - HVAC Overview
  2. Module 2 - HVAC Positions
  3. Module 3 - Soft Skills for HVAC
  4. Module 4 - Requirements for HVAC Employment
  5. Module 5 - Job Search Strategies for HVAC
Contact Hours
Industry Standard, State, or National Certification
CE to CU Articulation
Text and Supplies Needed
Handouts and materials provided by the instructor.
Clinical Site/Special Facilities
Requirements for Successful Completion of this Course
  1. Attendance 90% or above
  2. Participation
Accreditation/Special Approval Requirements
Intended Audience
Job seekers who are unemployed and underemployed.
Specific Industry or Business Support Needs
Industry or Job Titles Related to training Outcomes for Employment
Related Courses
  • Heating and Air Conditioning (HVAC) - AHR-3131A2
  • Heating and Air Conditioning (HVAC) - AHR-3131B2
  • Heating and Air Conditioning (HVAC) [Spanish] - AHR-3131A7
Course Contact Information
HRD Office
919-532-5694 or 919-532-5696