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Accreditation

In 1999, HVAC Excellence established the national

standards for HVACR Educational programs and

began the process of programmatic accreditation for

the HVACR industry. Programmatic accreditation is

an independent third party, non-governmental peer

review of an educational program against established

standards.

Nationally Established Standards

HVAC Excellence publishes a comprehensive

competency and task list to assist instructors in

providing their students with the knowledge and skills

necessary for employment in the HVACR industry.

Stackable Credentials

No matter what stage a person is at in their HVACR

career, HVAC Excellence has the tools to help them

validate their knowledge to ensure ongoing success.

We offer different exams to students, technicians and

educators, enabling them to identify if they need

additional training or are ready to move on to the next

level.

Student Outcome Assessments

The Heating, Electrical, Air Conditioning, Technology

"H.E.A.T." student outcome assessment programs

enable instructors to validate a secondary student’s

readiness to move on to the next level, and measure

the efficacy of the program.

Employment Ready Certifications

Employment Ready Certifications are discipline

specific end of course exams. They provide

instructors the tools to validate a person has the

retained knowledge in specific areas necessary for

employment in the HVACR industry.

Technician Certifications

When a person has documented field experience,

HVAC Excellence offers written and hands-on

technician certifications. These topical exams provide

employers evidence of a technicians aptitude in

specific areas.

Educator Credentialing

To enable instructors to verify the depth of their

knowledge and ability to relate subject matter

effectively, HVAC Excellence offers specialized

educator credentialing exams.

Statistical Reports

HVAC Excellence provides detailed statistical

analysis reports to enable instructors to evaluate

student performance as well as identify strengths and

weaknesses within their program.

Professional Development

In a continued effort to keep HVACR educational

programs current and relevant, HVAC Excellence

offers the National HVACR Educators and Trainers

Conference.

Regardless of your program goals, HVAC Excellence

has the tools to help you align your program to

nationally established standards of excellence.

HVAC Excellence was established in 1994 to improve the technical competency of the HVACR industry

through validation of the technical education process. By setting program standards and verifying that they

have been met, we can meet the challenges facing our industry by continuous improvement in the way that

we prepare technicians. To accomplish this, we offer the following programs.

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