Rise Above
Your Obstacles…

…Become an
HVAC Technician.

Start Your Journey Today!

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HVAC Technicians Help Keep Life Comfortable – Everywhere

HVAC Summit College students learning the trade with their professor


Whether you live in a cold or warm climate, chances are your comfort level depends on some type of heating, ventilation and/or air conditioning (HVAC) system. It also depends on the skills of the professional HVAC technicians who install, maintain and repair those systems. So, if you like the idea of a hands-on career that’s all about making other people comfortable, a future as an HVAC technician might be a great option for you. Considering that the Bureau of Labor Statistics states that the median yearly pay is $48,730 per year, or $23.43 an hour and it sounds even better! Long-term job prospects, a career you can feel good about that has you interacting with all kinds of people from all walks of life – what’s not to love?*

Fast Track to Your Future

At Summit, we understand that a lot of people want to start working in their chosen field sooner than later. That’s why we’ve designed a consolidated and effective curriculum. You can complete the HVAC Program in as few as 9 months! You’ll also be eligible for the EPA 608 Universal Certification before you graduate and the initial NATE (North American Technician Excellence) certification after you graduate. And in between, we’ll be there to support your journey every step of the way!

A Summit College student and professor working on a roof air conditioning unit

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What You’ll Learn

The HVAC Technician program at Summit College is taught by experienced instructors who have worked in the field doing exactly what you’ll be doing when you complete the program. And it won’t just be classroom time… the curriculum is as hands-on as it gets, because you’ll actually be learning on simulated HVAC equipment. You’ll learn all the essentials of HVAC including:

HVAC brazing
and cutting

and welding

and refrigeration

Principles of heat,
energy and pressure

Residential and commercial HVAC systems

Green job

No High School Diploma? You Have Options!

Don’t let the lack of a high school diploma hold you back. Summit College can assist you in obtaining your high school diploma while you train for a career with our high school completion program!

Career Opportunities

Since you’ll find HVAC systems pretty much anywhere people live and work, there’s no shortage of demand for qualified technicians. When you graduate, you can look for opportunities with:


  • Building equipment contracting firms
  • Nonresidential building construction
  • Electric power companies
  • Utility system construction sites
  • Homes, businesses and factories

Become an HVAC Technician
at These Summit College Campuses

San Bernardino

804 East Brier Drive
San Bernardino, CA 92408

El Cajon

411 N Marshall Ave
El Cajon, CA 92020

Santa Ana

1639 E. Edinger Ave
Santa Ana, CA 92705