WHERE WILL YOU BE IN ONE YEAR?
Will you be in the same old job you have now, going nowhere fast, not earning enough, and definitely not happy? If you’re out of work, what are you doing to get yourself ready to reenter the workforce? Video games on the couch all day may be fun, but will that help you to get a job? The point is that you have to take that first step: decide that something has to change; your attitude, your work ethic, or your desire to improve your life. Once you make that determination, you’re on your way to a new career.
But which career? Are you good with your hands? Do you enjoy fixing things and solving puzzles? Do you want a career that is in a field which will enjoy explosive job growth over the next decade, according to the U. S. Department of Labor? If so, becoming an HVACR Technician may be right for you.
HVACR Techs install, maintain and fix air conditioning and refrigeration units and their controls. The work is steady and jobs are available nationwide. According to the latest edition of the Occupational Outlook Handbook (OOH), just published by the U. S. Department of Labor, jobs in the HVAC field are expected to grow by 21% over the next 8 years.1 The median salary for HVAC technicians, again from the OOH, was $ 43,640 in 2012, with a base hourly rate of $ 20.98 per hour.2
If you’re looking to switch career paths, doesn’t it make sense to head down the path where the jobs are located now, and where they’ll be over the next 8 years? Of course, it does, and Bay State School of Technology can give you the training you need to succeed as an HVACR Technician. Best of all, you don’t need any previous experience.
For over 30 years, Bay State Tech has trained thousands of new technicians using its tried and true “hands-on” training methods. Our programs are about 50% classroom instruction, and 50% shop or lab instruction. This means that what you learn in the morning in the classroom, you’ll put to work in the afternoon in the shop or lab. We do it this way because it works. Our dedicated instructors have hundreds of years of experience in all HVACR, Major Appliance Repair, and Electronics applications. Our support staff will work with you to make sure that you have all the information you need to make the decision about which career path is right for you.
In addition to HVACR, we also offer programs to train you to become a Major Appliance Repair Tech, and Electronics Techs as well.
In our Major Appliance/Basic Electricity course, you’ll learn about electricity and how it works; you’ll learn how to read a wiring diagram and how to use it to diagnose problems. You will work on real washers, dryers, dishwashers, microwave ovens and other appliances, as you learn how to repair them.
Bay State’s Domestic Refrigeration & Air Conditioning course covers the basics of refrigeration theory in terms of home refrigerators and air conditioners. You will learn about all the major components of a refrigerator and actually put them together to make your own fully-functional unit from scratch. In addition we will prepare you for EPA 608 and PSA on-site testing and certification.
Commercial HVACR will immerse you in the basics of larger refrigeration and cooling units, ductless split systems, electronic controls, ice machines, heat pumps, and more. This program prepares you to work in the commercial side of the industry and provides 100 hours of Massachusetts Refrigeration Code and 150 hours of Massachusetts Electrical Codes.
Our Electronics Technician program features instruction in Basic Thru Advanced Electronics, Computer Repair and Networking, Telecommunications Networks, Security and Access Systems and with the “Hands on Training” you will be able to install, test, maintain and repair electronic systems. You’ll also receive preparation for the A+ Exam and on-site ISCET certification.
Our graduates go on to work all over the United States for both small and large companies. With your Bay State Tech training, you, too, might go to work for TD Banknorth Garden, Gillette Stadium, GE, Sears, or Whirlpool.
Your Bay State Tech training will teach you how to go from having a job to having a career. We can teach you to have a productive and rewarding life working as a technician in the Major Appliance, Refrigeration, or Electronics field. Visit Bay State during our Career Week from Monday, February 17 to Saturday, February 15th. Call Bay State School of Technology today at:
and ask for a brochure, and schedule a time to visit the school. During your visit, we will encourage you to:
· Tour the school and visit the classrooms, shop and lab areas
· Visit during school hours and sit in on an actual class
· Talk to our Admissions Representatives about the different Program options
· Visit the Financial Aid office to answer any funding questions you might have
· Stop by the Student Services office to see how we work with students to produce effective resumes and assist with job placement.
Special Career Week Hours – February 17 to February 22, 2014
Monday through Thursday 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Friday 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Saturday 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon
Bay State School of Technology is licensed by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, and accredited by the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges of Technology, and is approved for Veteran’s Training by the Veteran’s Administration.
For more information on our courses, please visit our website at:
or call us at 888-828-3434 for more information today.
Bay State School of Technology
225 Turnpike Street (Rte. 138)
Canton, MA 02021
1 U.S. Department of Labor Occupational Outlook Handbook published January 8, 2014. http://www.bls.gov/ooh/installation-maintenance-and-repair/heating-air-conditioning-and-refrigeration-mechanics-and-installers.htm