The nine-month Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration Program (HVAC) in Mansfield, MA prepares graduates to enter the vast and continuously expanding field of environmental control. The focus will be on establishing an environment for personal comfort by controlling and modifying the environment. Whether it is heating, cooling, humidifying, or dehumidifying, an array of employment opportunities exist for qualified technicians. Students of the program study theory of air conditioning, ventilating and heating; electrical circuit; components, controls, accessories; servicing, troubleshooting, and installation of environmental control units.

After completion of this course, the graduate will be prepared to take the Massachusetts State Oil Burners License Examination, Section 608 EPA Certification, R410 Safety Certification and students will earn 75 hours towards their Sheet Metal Apprenticeship. Graduates will receive their OSHA 10 card, Hot Work Safety Program card and will have completed 500 hours in a refrigeration course towards the Massachusetts Refrigeration Technician Licensure.

STI Current Job Placement: 70%


  • Fabrication and installation of systems
  • Consulting, inspecting and estimating
  • Designing and contracting of systems
  • Repair and Maintenance
  • Sales and Replacement


Evening Program Schedule:

Starts every Spring semester
Monday – Thursday
4:30 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.
660 hour program


HVAC Program Approval and Accreditation:

Southeastern Technical Institute is accredited by the Commission of the Council on Occupational Education.
7840 Roswell Road, Building 300, Suite 325
Atlanta, GA 30350
Tel: 770.396.3898

Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education
Office for Career/Vocational Technical Education
75 Pleasant Street
Malden, MA 02148-4906
Tel: 781.338.3000

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