Skilled Trades

HVAC Refrigeration Career Field Outlook for 2020

Skilled TradesDecember 12, 2019

Interested in learning more about becoming an HVAC technician? If you enjoy facing a challenge, problem solving, and working with your hands, then you may be a prime candidate for a future in the HVAC and Refrigeration field.

Fortis offers a Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning and Refrigeration (HVACR) training program to prepare students for entry-level employment as an HVAC technician, mechanic or installer. 

New Construction Leads to Demand

The Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts that the employment outlook for HVAC technicians will be on the rise over the next decade. Commercial and residential construction is expected to drive employment growth of heating, ventilation, air conditioning and refrigeration technicians.

Technology Will Lead the Way

Technology is always advancing in HVAC. When evaluating job opportunities for those in the HVAC labor pool, the Bureau of Labor and Statistics suggests that candidates who are skilled with tablet computers and electronics will have the best opportunities. Trouble shooting skills, a passion for repairing, and interpersonal skills are all crucial characteristics that HVAC professionals should possess to succeed in the industry.

Get Started on Your Training Today

If you want more information on learning a skilled trade like HVAC, Fortis College has the tools to get you started. Visit our website to find an HVAC training program nearest to you or call 1-855-436-7847 to speak with a representative today. 

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