Apprenticeship Director: Marilyn Hart Reed
Assistant: Tina Sloan
Chemeketa Community College
PO Box 14007
Salem OR 97309-7070
HVAC/R (heating, ventilating, air conditioning and refrigeration) combines sheet metal and electrical work involving installation, wiring, service and repair of environmental control systems and the fabrication and installation of ductwork. It continues with refrigeration installation, repair and brazing. Successful graduates can also qualify for LE/B licensure and Brazing Industry certification.
- H.S. Diploma or (GED) equivalent
- Minimum of one year of high school algebra with a grade of 'C' or better
- HS Math equivalent is Math 60 and Math 70 taken at Chemeketa Community College
- Must be 18 years old or older
The work is done indoors and outdoors. Work spaces can range from outdoor scaffolding to crawl spaces inside a wall. Apprentices complete a minimum of 8000 hours of on-the-job training to qualify as an HVAC/R technician.
Minimum Rate of Pay for Journey-level workers
$22.76 per hour
Recommended High School or College Courses
|Construction classes||Algebra I & II|
Classroom instruction is combined with on-the-job training to provide the most comprehensive course of study for an apprentice in the HVAC/R trade.
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Women and minorities are encouraged to apply!
Committee: Mid-Valley JATC MA #2026