Academic Programs and Accreditations

Content Sources
Rigorous Online Content

Subject Matter Experts

Technical Writers

Textbook Publishing Companies

Equipment Manufacturers

Building Codes

College and Business Programs


Online Curriculum
1743 Hours

581 three-hour instructional modules

Technical eBooks provided with course

Approx. 800 streaming videos

Approx. 3000 handouts

Modules are voiced (learn out loud)

20 assessment questions at the end of every 3-hour module

145 assessment questions per 6 module courses

Addition of 80-100 hours of new course material per year


NATE Certification & CEU’s

RTW (Ready to Work)

NATE Core certification

NATE certification tracks in multiple specialties

Air Conditioning

Air Distribution

Air-to-Air Heat Pump

Gas Furnace

Oil Furnace

Hydronics Gas

Hydronics Oil

Senior Energy Analyst


HVAC Excellence Certification Tracks

Ready to Work

Core Exam-Principles of Elect & Refrigeration

Residential Air Conditioning

Light Commercial Air Distribution

Light Commercial Refrigeration

Heat Pump Service

Heat Pump Installer

Electric Heat

Oil Heat

Residential & Light Commercial Hydronics

Universal EPA 608




16 Hour EPA 608 prep

24 Hour Economizer / DCV course

40 Hour Low-Pressure Boiler License prep

87 Hour BAS/DDC (Building Automation Systems)

84 Hour BPI Building Analyst Program

160 Hour Service Core Program

160 Hour WET Program – Wholesale Employee Training

42 Hour Commercial Refrigeration Program

254 Hour Certified Technician Program

4-year, 620 Hour ANSI-CAP HVAC Apprentice Related Training

36 Hour Chiller Mechanic Program

 “Core” curriculum translated into Spanish

FET (Facilities Engineering Technician) program

VAV System Troubleshooting

IT for HVAC Technicians

HVAC Boot Camp - Transition Residential Tech to Commercial Tech

CMHE Program-Certified Master HVACR Educator

Educational Webinars

Current Development

Simulations & Games

Video demonstrations


Program Quality Recognized
By Third Party Review (State HVAC Boards)

Approval and acceptance by State HVAC boards

4 Year HVAC Apprenticeship Related Training Program




Program Quality Recognized
By Third Party Review (Industry and Academic)

NATE Recognized

Winner of the Gold Dealer Design Award in the Contractor Services category for the ItsAboutQ Program


Quality Accreditations
By Third Party Review – (Accrediting Agencies)

ANSI-CAP (Certificate Accreditation Program)


Program Quality Student Performance
By Evidence-Based (Our Students)

92% Pass Rate on Certification Exams

Student Survey (Every Student in Every Course)

94% report their experience with is Good, Very Good, or Excellent

Completion Rates

85%+ successfully complete program of study

Impact of Program (Existing Workforce)

171% Average increase in technician knowledge base


The scope of Program Support

Plan for Existing Technical Workforce

Benchmark technicians at the beginning

TCA (Technical Core Assessment)

A “Test In / Test Out” process

A PEP (Professional Education Plan) is developed for each technician based upon the TCA results

Fundamental skill holes filled before advanced topics

PEP Issued to employer and technician

Educational process begins guided by the PEP & a Target determined by the employer. 

Plan for Entry Level Workforce

Several Recommended Programs

Certified Technician Program (234 Hrs.)

4 Year ANSI CAP HVAC Apprenticeship (610 Hrs.)

Service Core Program (160 Hrs.)



Total Reporting Features

Employers have access online to check and monitor their technician progress in the program.

Significant data are taken directly from employer’s workforce WE&T process (Workforce Education & Training)

Student Services can provide a customized report monthly or;

Employers can be set up with their dashboard to check on performance at any moment (Preferred)

Progress, Grades, Attendance


Program Instruction

World-class faculty

All successfully complete OFT (Online Faculty Training) before teaching

All hold HVAC Excellence (Certified Subject Matter Educator)

CSME Certifications and are available live from 11 AM – 7 PM PST


Technology Support

LMS (Learning Management System)




Social media


The scope of Student Support

Student Services Group



Monitor Student Activity


Completion Certificates


Direct contact and support of student issues

Technical assistance to assist students with online technical issues


The scope of Content Support

Content development team

Development of new content

Constant enhancement of existing content

Development of proprietary material

Exam engine & exam bank management