Heating, ventilation, air conditioning, and refrigeration (HVAC&R) industries include a wide variation of education and training requirements. Careers in HVAC&R include the design, engineering, installation, and maintenance of residential, commercial, and industrial heating, cooling, and refrigeration systems.
A variety of certification programs and training developed by industry practitioners are available to help develop knowledge and skills or to expand the expertise of HVAC&R Service Technicians and Installers. Professional development seminars and short courses can greatly aid in the development of advanced skills. A large amount of Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Training Videos and other learning resources can be found here and online elsewhere for free.
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Professional certification and training can help provide official recognition for refrigeration and air conditioning technicians and installers as well as the necessary skills to install and maintain refrigeration and air conditioning systems to the highest level of approved standards. They also form part of the HVAC&R industries apprenticeship frameworks, apropos for those working, or looking to work, as engineers, technicians and apprentices in the refrigeration and air conditioning industry.