HVAC-R Program Graduate
Do you enjoy hands-on work that is both challenging and rewarding? If so, you may be a great fit for a career in heating, ventilation, air conditioning, and refrigeration (HVAC-R). This in-demand field not only offers career stability, but also the opportunity to develop highly marketable technical skills. As an HVAC technician, you can provide for your family while making an impact on the comfort and safety of others.
We have developed a comprehensive training program that will give you the foundational skills necessary to begin your career as an HVAC technician. At Fortis, we combine classroom instruction and practical experience to prepare you to solve real-world problems and enhance daily life in your community.
The instruction you receive from our knowledgeable instructors, as well as the support from our career services team, will help you launch a stable career in the HVAC field. Upon completion of our HVAC Classes in Richmond, VA, you will have the confidence and training necessary to find entry-level employment or even open your own HVAC business.
Our HVAC School in VA will not only help you develop these important skills, but also support you as you seek entry-level employment as an HVAC technician. No matter which career path you choose to pursue, you will feel confident knowing that your Fortis training has prepared you for any outcome.
HVAC-R Program Graduate
The job market for HVAC technicians in Richmond and the surrounding area is very active. This means that upon graduating from our HVAC School in VA, you will have many potential employment opportunities available.
One of the reasons the HVAC market is so active in Richmond is that the city experiences a range of weather conditions, from hot and muggy summers to cold and snowy winters. As a result, community members rely on HVAC technicians to install and operate cooling and heating systems that can keep them comfortable and safe.
In addition to abundant job opportunities, Richmond is also an enjoyable place to live and has even ranked within the US News & World Report's 'Best Places to Live' in the US. The city is known for its quirky local shops and restaurants, fun outdoor activities, and exciting events, such as the Richmond Folk Festival or Beer, Bourbon, & BBQ Festival.
In addition to these potential employment opportunities, graduates of our HVAC School in VA also choose to become entrepreneurs. Whatever career path appeals to you, your Fortis education will give you the foundation you need to find success.
We are excited to show you what makes Fortis a great place to begin your HVAC career. Our campus in Richmond, VA is located just off of Broad St. E, northwest of the Greyhound bus station, making it accessible whether you are traveling by car or public transportation.
From Newport News: Follow I-64 W to N Hamilton St. in Richmond and take the Hamilton St. exit from I-195 S. Then, take W Broad St. E to Westmoreland St. Our campus will be on your left.
From Washington, D.C.: Follow I-95 S to N Hamilton St. in Richmond. Then, take the Hamilton St. exit from I-195 S, and follow W Broad St. E to Westmoreland St. Fortis will be on the left.
Programs vary by state and campus. Not all programs are offered at all locations. Contact local campus for accreditation information.
To learn more about the field of HVAC-R, we suggest reading several of our blog articles including Four Things HCAVR Techs Love about Their Jobs, The Career Path for HVAC, and Celebrating National HVAC Technicians Day.
You can begin the admissions process right now by completing our online Information Request Form or by calling us at 855.436.7847. You will be able to talk with an admissions advisor who can help you.
Our instructors are experienced and knowledgeable professionals who truly care about your success. They not only deliver a comprehensive curriculum, but they may also share stories about their work as HVAC technicians to help students learn more about the career they are preparing to enter.
Most of our programs are eligible for Title IV funding. Financial Aid is available to those who qualify. During the admissions process you will meet with a Financial Aid Advisor who can help you.
Yes! Our Career Services department works with every student on their job search. We work as a team to empower our graduates with the skills necessary to approach a job interview ready for success.
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