HVAC School in Birmingham, AL

HVAC Programs in Birmingham, AL

If you like technical, hands-on work and are looking for a stable career, consider joining the heating, ventilation, air conditioning, and refrigeration (HVAC-R) field. As an HVAC technician trained through our HVAC Program in Birmingham, AL, you will earn consistent income to provide for your family while improving work, commercial, and residential environments across your community.

Fortis’s HVAC Program in Birmingham, AL

You will be rewarded as an HVAC technician, knowing your work keeps your community comfortable and safe year round. You can start training today for this in-demand job right here at our HVAC School in Birmingham, AL.

The HVAC School at Fortis meets your needs by offering you interactive hands-on training and career-readiness services. You will graduate from our program with the skills and knowledge you need to become an entry-level HVAC technician. 

Hone your skills at our HVAC Program in Birmingham, AL, as you learn to:

  • Install, manage, and fix the critical heating and cooling systems that create pleasant conditions in all types of buildings.
  • Complete computerized diagnostic tests so you can assess and repair commercial, industrial, and residential systems.
  • Think critically so you can problem solve while on the job.

Fortis College’s HVAC School in Birmingham, AL, combines class time and lab work to provide you with the high-quality training that leads to entry-level HVAC employment.

Juan G.

HVAC Program Graduate

"My education has made a big difference for my personal life, my career, and my family."

Start Training at Our HVAC Program in Birmingham, AL

As the “Magic City,” Birmingham is the perfect location to pursue your education. Birmingham’s nickname is a historical reference to the city’s growth in the late-19th century thanks to its steel and iron industry.

Today, Birmingham is Alabama’s third largest city, where there is a tremendous need for trained HVAC technicians year round to work on residential, commercial, and industrial buildings. You might consider working for one of the area’s major employers—University of Alabama at Birmingham, Honda Manufacturing, Regions Financial Corporation, Publix, and more.

There is additional demand for HVAC technicians in Birmingham due to the city’s hot, muggy summers and cold, wet winters. Skilled technicians are needed to maintain vital heating and cooling systems to keep buildings comfortable. At Fortis’s HVAC School in Birmingham, AL, we will prepare you to meet this need and serve your city.

Between classes or lab work, try walking over to Birmingham’s lush public park, Red Mountain Park, which is 40% larger than New York City’s Central Park.

Your Birmingham HVAC School training will prepare you for employment opportunities such as:

  • HVAC and air conditioning companies
  • Licensed contractors
  • Large organizations with facilities staff

Some graduates of our Birmingham, AL HVAC School pursue entrepreneurship after completing their training, growing and operating their own HVAC business to serve their local area.

Get to know Juan G., a Birmingham HVAC Program Graduate

Begin your career at our HVAC Program in Birmingham, AL

At Fortis’s Birmingham campus, you will gain access to the tools you need to pursue a career in the HVAC-R field. Once you enroll in our HVAC School in Birmingham, you will have support from knowledgeable instructors and a dedicated career services team. Together, they will empower you to confidently begin your HVAC-R career.

Our Birmingham campus is a short 15-minute drive from downtown Birmingham, making it convenient for students from Pelham, Homewood, Hoover, and other nearby areas.

From Birmingham: Get on I-65 S and take Lakeshore Parkway to London Parkway.

From Pelham: Get on I-65 N to Homewood. Continue on Lakeshore Parkway to London Parkway.

Programs vary by state and campus. Not all programs are offered at all locations. Contact local campus for accreditation information.

Frequently Asked Questions

  • Who is FORTIS?

    FORTIS is a post-secondary network of colleges and institutes that engages students in a powerful learning and training experience for lifelong growth. With the addition of each new campus, Fortis now offers career-based certificate, diploma and degree-granting programs at more than 40 schools in 15 states.

    FORTIS College and FORTIS Institute campuses prepare students for careers in healthcare, nursing, medical, dental, business, information technology, massage, cosmetology and the skilled trades such as welding and HVAC.FORTIS College Online also offers online learning platforms for a variety of associate degree programs for adults and members of the military community.

  • What are the admission requirements?

    To qualify for admissions, in most cases you must be a high school graduate or its equivalent. All applicants are required to complete a personal information sheet. During a personal interview with our admissions staff, we will review your career goals to help you find the right program to fit your needs.

    Every individual will be given the opportunity to tour the facility, meet with Financial Aid, and enroll in the next available classes. Please contact your local campus Admission representative for more information on admission requirements.

  • How much does the program cost?

    Tuition varies from program and campus. Speak with an admissions representative for more details.

  • Is financial aid available?

    You've got obligations and responsibilities already, so financing your education is going to be a real concern. At FORTIS, we understand that. That's why FORTIS helps our students to learn about government and private loans and other financial aid options that are available to those who qualify to help finance the cost of building the foundation for your new career.

    • We work every day with working adults and career changers who have complex financial situations, and get them the information to help them to determine the financing for their education that will work the best for them.
    • We have financial aid offices on every campus so students can continue to find and act on important information they need to continue on their path to success
    • We are flexible and pragmatic in our approach. Our instructors, counselors, professors, and staff understand and will work with you if it becomes difficult to keep up your studies or if you need time off.
  • Does FORTIS help me find a job after graduation?

    At FORTIS, our Career Services professionals are committed to successfully supporting our graduates to secure employment in entry-level positions. Through career development, including professionalism, motivation, resume development, dress for success, interview coaching and the maintenance of ethical standards, we empower our graduates with the skills necessary to approach a job interview ready for success.

    FORTIS operates a Career Services Center at each campus to assist graduates with career placement. FORTIS provides career placement assistance to our graduates. As graduation approaches, students get the opportunity to meet with the Director of Career Services during their last semester to discuss career services available for their individual job search. As a graduate, you will want employment that reflects your skills, training, and allows for professional growth and development. Career Services is committed to helping you find the right fit for you.

  • Is FORTIS accredited?

    If you’re looking for accredited colleges or vocational schools, you have come to the right place! While each campus varies in program offerings, accrediting bodies, and specific programmatic accreditations, all are institutionally accredited! Each of our colleges and institutes are institutionally accredited by one of the following accrediting bodies:

    • Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools (ABHES)
    • Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges (ACCSC)
    • Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools (ACICS)

    See each school's campus page or click on the CONSUMER INFO button on the right to view individual campus or programmatic accreditations.

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