HVAC Apprenticeship

hvac certificate students working at Sheridan College

HVAC Apprenticeship

  • HVAC Apprenticeship

Sheridan College
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Heating, ventilation and air conditioning systems are imperative to homes, schools, hospitals, businesses, factories, entertainment venues and more. Keeping the in-doors temperatures warm in the winter and cool in the summer, climate control technology has a monumental impact on daily life across the nation. HVAC professionals and technicians help manage climates, air filters, refrigeration and more using industry-leading technology. NWCCD’s HVAC Certificate program is designed for working professionals looking to complete the education requirements to reach licensed HVAC Journeyman status. The HVAC Certificate is available at Sheridan College.


Industry Outlook

The field of Heating, Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Mechanics is growing rapidly. HVAC mechanics, installers and technicians work in a variety of settings, from schools to homes, hospitals to arenas, ensuring appropriate climate control and temperatures. HVAC professionals are highly trained in a variety of climate control technologies to meet the demands of the field. The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts 21% job growth from 2012-2022, adding more than 55,000 new jobs.


Careers and Opportunities

HVAC technicians manage heating, air conditioning, ventilation, cooling and refrigeration systems, controlling air quality and temperature in homes, schools, buildings and other settings. As an industry professional with NWCCD’s HVAC Certificate, you can earn Journeyman status in the HVAC field and work on a variety of related systems, such as:


  • Air conditioning systems
  • Refrigeration systems
  • Heating systems
  • Mechanical piping systems
  • Electric systems
  • Ventilation systems



Courses in NWCCD’s HVAC Certificate program are offered in the evenings to meet the needs of working professionals.


Our Program

Our NWCCD HVAC Apprenticeship Certificate program at Sheridan College is intended to meet the needs of the region and industry, helping working professionals complete the educational requirements to reach Journeyman status. As a student in NWCCD’s HVAC program, you will receive important hands-on training, as well as theory and practical training for the industry. NWCCD’s labs and classrooms in Sheridan College’s Technical Education Center feature state-of-the-art technology and industry-leading equipment, allowing you to advance the skills you need for your HVAC career.


Our HVAC program is coupled with in-the-field work experience to prepare you to move from the apprenticeship level to the journeyman level in the HVAC field. Many students in the HVAC Certificate also earn other technical certificates, such as Welding, and apply course credits toward earning an Associate degree in Industrial Technology at NWCCD.


Our expert HVAC faculty will guide you through hands-on learning on some of the best simulation equipment available.


Faculty and Community

At NWCCD, we are committed to providing excellent education in a variety of Career and Technical fields. Our HVAC faculty uphold this commitment, ensuring you learn the skills and knowledge you need to reach Journeyman status in the industry. Our faculty are licensed HVAC Journeyman-level instructors who understand the skills you need to enhance your career. They will teach you each aspect of heating, ventilation, air conditioning and more.


The Northern Wyoming Community College District’s HVAC Certificate program at Sheridan College was established to meet the needs of the community and the industry. Community leaders, HVAC companies, businesses and NWCCD faculty created the HVAC Certificate program to provide an avenue for working professionals to complete the education requirements necessary to reach Journeyman status.




Northern Wyoming Community College District (NWCCD) is a multi-campus community college serving Sheridan, Campbell, and Johnson Counties.

Sheridan College

1 Whitney Way
Sheridan, WY 82801
Phone: 307-675-0505
Phone: 888-675-0505

Gillette College

300 West Sinclair
Gillette, WY 82718
Phone: 307-681-6000
Phone: 888-681-6070