Professional Level Technician Certifications

Certification is an aid in identifying the scope and level of a technician's competency. HVAC Excellence offers progressive levels of certification that identify knowledge and skill levels of individual's through each phase of their career.

Professional Level Certifications are earned by passing both prerequisite and closed-book comprehensive exams. Each certification measures level of knowledge possessed by field personnel.

Prerequisite: 2 years of verified field experience and a passing grade on the Core Exam.

Areas of Certification

  • Core Exam: Principles of Electrical and Refrigeration Theory (prerequisite for all exams)
  • Residential Air Conditioning
  • Light Commercial Air Conditioning
  • Light Commercial Refrigeration
  • Heat Pump Service
  • Heat Pump Installer
  • Gas Heat
  • Electric Heat
  • Combustion Analysis
  • Residential & Light Commercial Hydronic Heat
  • Persons who have passed the Employment Ready Certifications for Electrical and Air Conditioning, and have two or more years of documented field experience will not be require to take the Professional Level Core Exam.

Persons who successfully pass these exams are awarded a certificate of achievement and a truck decal.

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Take the test and show you are the best. For a test site near you, call 1-800-394-5268.

HVACR educators and trainers can obtain complete training packages for these programs from our affiliate, ESCO Institute.

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