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At ForgeNow, the health and safety of our students and faculty is our top priority. We take the current threat of coronavirus very seriously and have implemented all local and state-mandated protocols. Our campus is thoroughly cleaned and disinfected on a daily basis, all students and staff are checked for temperature upon arrival, and wearing masks is mandatory at all times. To learn more about what we’re doing, email us at info@forgenow.com.

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Want to work in a
truly essential business?

ForgeNow

Launch a career, not just a job.

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8 Weeks to Complete

Students enjoy the speed, focus, and thorough learning that comes from an immersive two-month training program covering heating, air conditioning installation and maintenance. A 7-week light commercial curriculum is coming soon.

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Competitive Salary

HVAC technicians earn an average salary of $48,730 per year, according to the U.S. Department of Labor.

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Valuable Certifications

The HVAC industry is one of the fastest growing job markets and offers long-term job security for trained technicians. Upon graduation, you’ll receive your diploma plus two nationally recognized HVAC industry certifications that are permanent evidence of your new skills.

WHY SHOULD I JOIN?

Your career is a click away.

The HVAC industry is essential and continues to grow nationwide. Every home, apartment, office building and commercial property needs some form of good cooling and heating. In just eight short weeks, you could start a challenging career using your skills and cutting-edge technology to make a difference for your customers.

Features

Program Features

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Innovative Programs

Learn how you might benefit from great programs from the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOCA) and the Department of Labor (DOL).

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Quality Hands-on Instruction

Other schools’ HVAC training is almost entirely in the classroom. At ForgeNow, we know you “learn by doing” and so 50% of your program is hands-on learning in our state-of-the-art labs.

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Certifications That Matter

One reward for your hard work will be a nationally recognized industry certification. This is a truly valuable asset in building your career.

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A Brand New Set of Tools

Yes, we literally give each student their own set of HVAC tools and a pair of top quality work boots to make sure you are ready to go on Day 1.

Education

Hands-on, Job Specific

The HVAC program consists of 192 classroom hours and 161 lab hours working under the tutelage of our industry expert instructors. Each day you’ll develop new confidence at your craft. The week-by-week program looks like this:

Week 1

Foundation of a Technician

A well-rounded introduction to the key components that support a safe and successful career in the field of HVAC as a maintenance technician.

Week 2

Environmental Protection Agency

An introduction to the EPA Clean Air Act, EPA Section 608, which focuses on refrigerant handling and containment and certification requirements.

Week 3

Support Technician

Builds upon student’s knowledge of refrigeration and residential maintenance by diagnosing mechanical issues on equipment that the student is performing maintenance on.

Week 4

Residential AC Maintenance

Builds upon the student’s knowledge of refrigeration and performing residential maintenance by diagnosing mechanical issues on equipment that the student is performing maintenance on.

Week 5

Residential Heating Maintenance

Builds upon the foundational knowledge of the maintenance call process when performing maintenance on residential gas furnaces, heat pumps, and electric air handlers.

Week 6

Call Preparation

By diagnosing several of the most common mechanical failures in residential HVAC systems, students build their confidence in finding what has caused the equipment to stop working

Week 7

Testing and Review

It’s so important to make sure our students are prepared for “real world” HVAC work, so we take the last two weeks to thoroughly review and test all the major points.

Week 8

Lab Assessments

Allows students to actively reenact/demonstrate the practical application of skills they have learned in the classroom.

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Application Process

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18 Years of Age

All applicants must be at least 18 years of age to apply.

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High School Diploma or GED

Applicants must present proof of secondary education completion.

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Entrance Assessment

Applicants must meet testing requirements in-person or online.

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Admissions Interview

Applicants must complete an interview with an admissions counselor.

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A Stable Career is
Around the Corner