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How to Become a HVAC Technician in 5 Simple Steps

Does the idea of sitting at a desk day after day make you squirm? Do you loathe the idea of a traditional office job? Do you want to work in a fast-growing industry with lots of growth potential? If you answered yes to any of these questions, a career as an HVAC (heating, ventilation and...

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InterCoast Colleges Joins NAWIC (National Association of Women in Construction)

InterCoast Colleges Joins NAWIC InterCoast is happy to announce its membership in the National Association of Women in Construction, or NAWIC. This partnership will allow InterCoast to join NAWIC in improving the position of women in the construction industry by educating a new generation of women workers in skilled construction trades. Some people think women...

5 Tips for Starting an HVAC Business in California
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5 Tips for Starting an HVAC Business in California

Congratulations! You just completed your heating, ventilation, air conditioning and cooling (HVAC) training program. All of that class time and field training is about to pay off for you. HVAC careers continue to be steady employment in California’s job market. Jobs for HVAC professionals are expected to grow 15 percent from 2016 to 2026. This...

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Top 5 Skills You Need to be a Successful HVAC Tech

Are you looking for a new career and thinking about getting into HVAC services? It’s not a bad idea, especially considering the field is expected to continually grow at least 15% by 2026. While it is true that you don’t need any higher education to work in the HVAC field, there are certain traits and...

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Career Forecast: What Does the Future Hold for HVAC Technicians?

HVAC technicians have a promising career ahead of them in many cases. Getting your certificate and getting your hands dirty in the field doesn’t require years of education after all. For those of us with a ton of concern about the future, however, it may be time to make sure that the career is looking...

HVAC Training: Vocational Courses Vs Apprenticeships
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HVAC Training: Vocational Courses Vs Apprenticeships

In the United States, the HVAC industry employs more than half a million workers and is showing no signs of slowing down. In fact, by the year 2020 the industry is estimated to be worth $130 billion. It’s certainly a career with many potential prospects, whether you see yourself as a future HVAC technician, contractor,...

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7 Reasons to Become an HVAC Technician

  A full 70 percent of US Construction firms report difficulty in finding skilled workers. Wages for skilled laborers like plumbers, HVAC techs and electricians are on the rise, compared to stagnant wages in other sectors. If you are looking for a route to success that could avoid four or more years in a college...