What to Expect from a HVAC Career?

Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning (HVAC certification courses) programs at Abcott
Institute offer a variety of topics, providing you with a wide range of abilities to expand
on in your HVAC Technician profession.

Our HVAC/R technician training course in Detroit, Michigan, teaches aspiring candidates to
install, repair, and troubleshoot air conditioning, ventilation, heating, and refrigeration
systems using our expert technical guidance.

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HVAC Course with Certification at Abcott Institute

We have certified HVAC technician programs at the Abcott Institute. The one-semester and one-year certificate courses (technical) will provide insight into heating and cooling capabilities. An HVAC technician course can complement these programs, or students can go straight into the field and become successful HVAC Technicians.

With our HVAC training program, we will teach many of the skills taught by an experienced HVAC technician. Abcott Institute faculty supplements the HVAC program with research and practical work opportunities through laboratory work. Within our state of an art laboratory, the Heating, air conditioning, and refrigeration systems are designed, built, serviced, and maintained by our students.

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Become a Qualified HVAC/R Technician in Detroit, Michigan (MI) with the Abcott Institute Excellence Program!

  • All of our instructors are highly trained and experienced HVAC/R experts with in-depth knowledge of the latest industry trends and practices.
  • Abcott’s training methods are the best in the country, with a strong emphasis on hands-on learning and a rewarding course curriculum.
  • HVAC/R technician training with Abcott is conducted in modern labs equipped with all the latest tools taught by industry experts. So, with Abcott Detroit, Michigan (MI), on-campus learning happens at your convenience, in small batches with flexible hours.
  • We support our students from enrolment through placement and also offer externship opportunities to better prepare them for real-world employment scenarios.
  • At Abcott Institute, we provide industry-validated criteria for HVAC training and certify that our school meets or exceeds the skill set required to comply with government laws and is enabled to provide an excellent training environment.

We are proud to provide financial aid to eligible students and even help our
graduates find great career opportunities for their better and bright futures.

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Stats from U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Employment Projections program

Heating, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration Mechanics and

Percent change in employment, projected 2020-30

Total, all occupations


Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations


Heating, air conditioning, and refrigeration mechanics and

Note: Includes all occupations in the US Economy.
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor
Statistics, Employment Projections program

Employment projections data for HVAC/R mechanics and installers,

  • Occupational Title HVAC/R mechanics and
  • SOC Code 49-9021
  • Employment, 2020 380,400
  • Projected Employment, 2030 399,400
  • Change, 2020-30
    Percent5 Numeric
  • Employment by Industry Get data

SOURCE: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Employment Projections program

National estimates for Heating, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration Mechanics and Installers:

Employment estimate and average salary estimates for heating, air conditioning and refrigeration mechanics and installers:

Employment Employment RSE Mean hourly wage Mean annualwage  Wage RSE 
344,020 1.3% $25.68 $53,410 0.5%

Percentile wage estimates for Heating, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration Mechanics and Installers:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%(Median)  75% 90%
Hourly Wage $15.34 $18.90 $24.32 $30.94 $38.86
Annual Wage  $31,910 $39,320 $50,590 $64,350 $80,820


  • Between 2018 and 2028, demand for HVAC/R Systems Technicians is expected to rise by 13%.
  • Much quicker hiring than the national average for all jobs.
  • Construction of commercial and residential buildings is predicted to stimulate job growth.
  • The need for trained HVAC/R Systems Technicians is predicted to rise as the number of advanced climate-control systems grows.
  • HVAC/R system repair and replacement is a big element of what experts perform in their daily jobs.
  • As climate-control systems are modified, improved, or replaced completely, the need for HVACR professionals is projected to rise as a result of the increased focus on energy efficiency and pollution reduction.


HVAC Technicians and installers of heating, air conditioning and refrigeration systems often perform the following tasks:

  • Inspect and test HVAC/R systems and components 
  • Discuss system malfunctions with customers  
  • Repair or replace worn or defective parts 
  • Recommend maintenance to improve system performance
  • Maintain records of work performed

HVAC Technician aspiring Students in Detroit, Michigan and surrounding areas are encouraged to attend the Abcott Institute, a premier HVAC school, to learn the skills and information essential for a successful career in the HVAC industry.


Outstanding classes and excellent facilities! I heard their HVAC classes were really good, so I got enrolled here, and they certainly didn’t disappoint. I already had some basic understanding of HVAC concepts, but they genuinely helped polish my technical skills and knowledge significantly. The hands-on training in their modern labs and working with professional gear was my favorite part of the classes. I definitely feel much more confident in my abilities now than before. Highly recommend!

Zubair A.

I had a great experience preparing for the HVAC exam at Abcott institute! The curriculum was well-designed. I specifically loved their teaching style, which included a lot of real-life examples and experiences of instructors. I found the classes to be really engaging, and I developed many technical skills that can help me move forward with more confidence. I am happy with their training program.

Daniel Z.

I enrolled in the Abcott institute to prepare for my HVAC EPA exam on the recommendation of one of my friends, and I am so glad I did. The teachers are great and provide an opportunity for practical-based learning. Whenever I faced any problems, the teachers would be willing to explain how to solve them even if I asked 3 or 4 times coz I’m a bit slow learner. Therefore, I really appreciate their patience and supportive attitude. Thanks to them, I could get a decent score on my exam. Very happy with their HVAC training program!

Nathan S.

Thanks so much to the amazing staff at Abcott Institute for helping me achieve my best score in the EPA exam! I had attempted the exam twice before but failed, but when I enrolled in the HVAC training program here, I could finally qualify for the exam with a high score. The instructors were very helpful and supportive. I learned so many things and also got practical experience. It was definitely worth it to opt for the certification program at Abcott. Highly recommend!

Chris H.

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Abcott Institute, a leading HVAC school, invites students from Detroit, Michigan, and surrounding areas to learn the skills and knowledge required to make a successful career in the HVAC industry.

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