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
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.
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
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.
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
To enable instructors to verify the depth of their
knowledge and ability to relate subject matter
effectively, HVAC Excellence offers specialized
educator credentialing exams.
HVAC Excellence provides detailed statistical
analysis reports to enable instructors to evaluate
student performance as well as identify strengths and
weaknesses within their program.
In a continued effort to keep HVACR educational
programs current and relevant, HVAC Excellence
offers the National HVACR Educators and Trainers
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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