Cookeville, TN HVAC Programs

HVAC Schools in Cookeville, TN

If you want to make a difference in the comfort and safety of others, consider a career in the heating, ventilation, air conditioning, and refrigeration (HVAC-R) field. As a Cookeville, TN HVAC Program graduate, you can begin an HVAC career as an entry-level technician. In this role you will do hands-on projects and earn a stable income while you improve various industrial, commercial, and residential environments across your city.

Complete Our Cookeville, TN HVAC Program

Through Fortis’ HVAC School in Cookeville, TN, you will develop your technical and critical skills as you prepare for a career in HVAC. Our program is tailored to your needs by combining interactive hands-on training and career-readiness services. 

You will graduate with the knowledge and skills you need to become an entry-level HVAC technician. During your time at Fortis, you will also be able to explore a variety of career options, including owning and operating your own HVAC business.

At our HVAC School in Tennessee, you will develop the skills to:

  • Install, fix, and maintain the vital heating and cooling systems that create comfortable conditions in various types of companies.
  • Perform computerized diagnostics so you can inspect and maintain a variety of systems in commercial, industrial, and residential buildings.
  • Use real-world problem solving and critical thinking thanks to a combination of classroom instruction and hands-on training.

Fortis’ HVAC School in Tennessee provides you with relevant and high-quality training that leads to entry-level HVAC employment.

Valencia W.

Fortis HVAC Program Graduate

"I used to work in fast food restaurants, and now I’m proud to be a junior HVAC technician."

Pursue Your Education at Our Cookeville, TN HVAC Program

As the governmental center of Putnam County, Cookeville has a strong labor market, making this city a great location to go to school and find employment.

Cookeville experiences hot, muggy summers and cold winters, making cooling and ventilation a necessity. These conditions provide Cookeville, TN HVAC Program graduates with plenty of hiring opportunities. Some of the area's largest employers include the Tennessee Technological University, Oreck Manufacturing, and the Putnam County Board of Education. 

Cookeville may be the largest city in the Upper Cumberland region of Tennessee, but it maintains its small town charm. You might try taking advantage of Cookeville’s ample outdoor activities, including hiking to waterfalls, biking, and horseback riding.

Upon completing our HVAC Program in Tennessee, you will be ready for hiring opportunities such as:

  • HVAC and air conditioning service companies
  • General contractors
  • Organizations with facilities staff

Some graduates of our Cookeville, TN HVAC Program also choose entrepreneurship—growing and operating their own HVAC service company.

Learn Why Valencia W., a Fortis HVAC Program Graduate, Chose Fortis

Visit Fortis’ HVAC School in Cookeville, TN

Our campus is conveniently located in the Upper Cumberland region of Middle Tennessee at the intersection of I-40 and Highway 111.

From Livingston: Take TN-111 S and exit at Osler Drive. Fortis’ campus is located on the left.

From Monterey: Take I-40 W and merge onto TN-111 towards Livingston/Sparta. Turn left onto Osler Drive and continue straight to the campus.

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 Advisor for more information on admission requirements.

  • How much does the program cost?

    Tuition varies from program and campus. Speak with an admissions advisor 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, 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 lifetime graduate employment assistance. 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.

Find out more about the admissions process for this program.