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HVAC Technician Courses

A HVAC Technician performs work on a range of heating, ventilation and air conditioning systems. You might conduct regular maintenance services or make repairs when necessary. HVAC Technicians might install new systems, make adjustments to individual system components or replace entire systems. You might specialise in residential work or focus on larger industrial equipment.

HVAC Technicians should be organised and be able to manage their time well. It’s important that you can work with technical drawings and diagrams and need to have excellent attention to detail. HVAC Technicians should have strong observational abilities and must be able to follow instructions closely.

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Popular HVAC Technician Courses

There are 3 courses available for people who want to become a HVAC Technician.

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Frequently Asked Questions

How much does a HVAC Technician earn?

In Australia, a full time HVAC Technician generally earns $1,900 per week ($98,800 annual salary) before tax. This is a median figure for full-time employees and should be considered a guide only. As you gain more experience you can expect a potentially higher salary than people who are new to the industry.

What are the job opportunities for a HVAC Technician?

This industry has seen an increase in employment numbers over the last five years. There are currently 33,600 people working in this field in Australia and many of them specialise as a HVAC Technician. HVAC Technicians may find work across all regions of Australia.

Source: Australian Government Job Outlook 2020

How do I become a HVAC Technician?

If a career as a HVAC Technician interests you, consider enrolling in a Diploma of Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Engineering. You’ll develop the skills to develop and maintain HVAC systems and learn to diagnose faults and conduct repairs. You’ll also cover the regulatory requirements for this industry.

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Job Pathways

Here are some potential career pathways within heating, ventilation, and air conditioning. Click on an occupation to learn more about the role and the qualifications that can help you get started in this industry.