Turn up the heat with a degree in HVACR - Southwestern Illinois College

Train in HVACR and Always be in Demand

If you have a knack for machines and enjoy working in a growing field focused on improving lives of customers, the heating, ventilation, air conditioning and refrigeration (HVACR) industry may be a great choice. According to the Bureau of Labor statistics the projected job growth thought 2024 in this field is 14 percent. That’s much faster than the average. This is due in part to new technologies and the need to replace older ones in homes and other buildings.

HVACR Degree and Certification programs

In two years or less you will be career ready with the certification program. The Associate in Applied Science degree will allow you to continue your education at select universities while also preparing you to start a career right after graduation. Over the course of the program will learn how to repair and maintain heating, ventilation, air conditioning and refrigeration systems in commercial, residential and industrial settings.

Job Opportunities

  • Heating equipment technician
  • Air conditioning and refrigeration technician
  • HVAR equipment salesperson
  • HVAC designer
  • Commercial cook equipment repair person

Scholarships Available

The Otten HVACR Tool Scholarship is one of the scholarships available for SWIC students.

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