The premier accrediting agency for HVAC training programs are the NCCEA, which is the Partnership for Air-Conditioning, Heating, and Refrigeration, HVAC Excellence, North American Technician Excellence and Research, Environmental Protection Agency, and the Occupational Safety and Health Administration. You need to select that has a minimum of at least one accreditation.
It is also important to try and find small class numbers, because then you will get one on one help from the instructors. A good HVAC college will also have an on college science lab with modern equipment. Visit the campus and get a feel of the place, the classroom, the facilities available and talk to the teachers, if possible. Also find out whether they allow any flexibility in organizing classes for students with external jobs, and how you could go about requesting financial aid, if required.
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