ACCA, an association of HVAC contractors, has recently announced that it would be launching Qtech, which is a new series of certificate courses for technicians in the field of HVAC.
Through this program, HVAC contractors can give their staff high quality on-demand training in the core areas of HVACR like installation, home performance, and maintenance. Technicians who complete this course successfully will be given certificate designations, which will let them to distinguish themselves in this field. Furthermore, the programs have got approval for CEU (continuing education unit) hours from many certifying organizations.
“ACCA knows that contractors are looking for easily accessible training, so that they can improve their skills and better serve their customers. It has been proven that when contractors follow ACCA’s quality standards their customers reap the benefits of better comfort and lower energy bills. And the contractors themselves reap the benefits of higher profit margins resulting from fewer call-backs,” said theCEO and President of ACCA, Paul T. Stalknecht. He went on to say – “The Qtech program helps contractors train their technicians, and identify and reward those technicians who excel at quality field service.”
Technician Field Practices for Quality Installation, which is the first program in this series, includes more than 6 hours of video training that meets the ANSI/ACCA 5 QI-2015 HVAC Quality Installation Specification (QI Standard). According to ACCA, a talented technician with the right tools should have the ability to do repeatable and verifiable HVAC measurements confidently after seeing these videos. Similarly, every program in the series aims at training the technicians in a more skilled manner.
On passing the final examination in this program, the technicians will get a certificate that makes them qualified for CEUs from these organizations: BPI, NATE, RSES, HVAC Excellence, and RESNET.
Moreover, industry leaders like Daikin, NationalAirWarehouse, and Lennox are greatly encouraging their in-house teams to take up this course and are more interested in hiring people with this certificate. Those HVAC students looking forward to work with big HVAC players in the market should certainly consider this program.
Register for these courses by logging on to www.acca.org/qtech
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