HVACR Technician

Apprenticeship 718 hours

Online HVACR Apprenticeship for Your Employees

Through Penn Foster’s online HVACR Technician Apprenticeship Program, your workers will gain expertise and advanced skills that can prepare them for on-the-job success. This online apprenticeship training program is designed to equip trainees with the maintenance skills to assemble, install, troubleshoot, and repair HVAC systems for residential and commercial properties.

  • Penn Foster's online advanced training programs can be configured to meet organization needs and state or regional licensure requirements.
  • Personalized learning experience features 120+ interactives and learning aids in addition to 25 live-action demonstrations to help cement the application of concepts and improve recall.
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What Your Learners Will Study

  1. Mathematical processes and formulas necessary for the design, evaluation, and installation of HVACR systems.
  2. Usage of HVACR materials, equipment, and tools required for installation and diagnostic tasks.
  3. Safety procedures and established regulations related to workplace and job requirements.
  4. Procedures for installing, inspecting, testing, repairing, and maintaining HVACR systems.

HVACR Technician Apprenticeship Curriculum


Estimated Base Curriculum Duration: 718 hours

Built with job-readiness in mind, Penn Foster's HVACR Technician Apprenticeship curriculum provides training in mathematics, print reading, pipe fitting, air conditioning systems, controls for air conditioning, electric circuits, and motors. Paired with on-the-job training, this program was designed to ensure your employees become experts in the field. Online courses include:

  • Safe Handling of Pressurized Gasses and Welding
  • Preventive Maintenance Techniques
  • Reading Prints and Schematics
  • Principles of Heating, Ventilating, and Air Conditioning

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State Licensing

Penn Foster's configurable training outlines can be used to register your apprenticeship with the U.S. Department of Labor or your State Apprenticeship Agency. Our training consultants can work with you to build your apprenticeship program and help you seamlessly navigate the registration process. You can also find additional information and resources on how to set up apprenticeship programs through the U.S. Department of Labor Employment & Training Administration.

Our Partners

As the trusted training provider for leading employers, education providers, and job training organizations, Penn Foster designs and delivers digital and blended learning programs that attract, upskill, and retain workers in America's fastest-growing fields and professions.
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Our Proven Apprenticeship Model

High-quality, online skills training for your employees.

Online Platform

  • Digital learning platform allows for learning flexibility
  • Online content is available via computer, mobile device, or tablet
  • 24/7 access to online resource library and robust knowledge base

Configurable Training

  • Expert training consultants can tailor programs to meet your needs
  • Can align apprenticeships to state licensing, DOL or SAA requirements
  • Thousands of modular courses that train for in-demand occupations

Innovative Learning Experience

  • Programs include interactive simulations, videos, and demos
  • Varied learning techniques helps cement application of concepts
  • Engaging technology promotes skill retention for on-the-job recall

Scalable Delivery

  • Provide training for 1-1,000+ workers across several locations
  • Technical skills studied online are consistent for each employee
  • Pre-apprenticeships available to build your talent pipelines

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