Heating, Ventilation, Air-Conditioning, Refrigeration (HVAC-R)

Career Ladder


 

BACHELOR’S DEGREE OR HIGHER

  • Career/Technical Education Teachers
  • Electrical Engineers
Bachelor's level career ladder
Apprentice and Associate degree career ladder

ASSOCIATE’S DEGREE/LONG-TERM TRAINING/APPRENTICESHIPS

  • Electrical and Electronics Repairers
  • Electricians
  • Electric Motor, Power Tool, and Related Repairers
  • Electro-Mechanical Technicians
  • Heating, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration Mechanics and Installers
  • Power Distributors and Dispatchers
  • Sheet Metal Workers
  • Wind Turbine Service Technicians

CERTIFICATE OR MODERATE-TERM TRAINING

  • Control and Valve Installers and Repairers 
  • Cooling and Freezing Equipment Operators and Tenders
  • Electrical and Electronic Equipment Assemblers
  • Electronic Equipment Installers and Repairers, Motor Vehicles
  • Solar Photovoltaic Installers
certificate level career ladder
High school level career ladder

HIGH SCHOOL DIPLOMA OR EQUIVALENT & SHORT-TERM TRAINING

  • Electromechanical Equipment Assemblers
  • Helpers—Electricians
  • Helpers--Pipelayers, Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters
  • Meter Readers, Utilities