Give Your Career A Breath of Fresh Air

    HVACR Moonlight Program Sm 2As one of the fastest-growing construction trades in the country today, the heating, ventilation, air conditioning, and refrigeration field offers well-trained technicians a variety of occupations, job security, and opportunities for advancement. Learn about the newest HVAC&R technology to enhance your training, skills, and marketability to employers. It's our mission to train adult learners to enter and succeed in this growth-oriented industry.

    Are you looking for a new and exciting career?
    Want to advance your training with an EPA 608 certificate?  
    Are you an employer struggling to find qualified workers?

    Our Moonlight Program in Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning & Refrigeration is for you!

    Introduction to Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning & Refrigeration
    Our Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning & Refrigeration evening program is designed to help adult learners with basic refrigeration practices, which includes system piping and proper use of refrigeration components, tools, and test instruments. This 15-week course will combine energy theories and hands-on laboratory projects that will teach you to design and install a refrigeration system, including piping, leak testing, evacuation, and charging. Following EPA guidelines, you'll also learn electrical theories, instructions, and application use that incorporate system controls, basic electrical projects, starting relays, and circuit identification. In less than six months, you will have mastered the skills needed to take the EPA 608 Certification Exam.  

    HVACR Moonlight Program Sm

    Skills you'll learn:

    • Introductory level gauge and test instrument practices
    • System piping
    • Basic electricity and wiring
    • Shop safety
    • Work readiness

    Course Outcomes:
    The course will culminate with:
    • Skills and system knowledge in the HVAC field
    • Certified theory and trade hours toward state licenses
    • EPA 608 Certification Exam

    Job Growth
    Employment in the HVAC&R industry is projected to grow 10% from 2022 to 2032, much faster than the average for all occupations.

    Career Opportunities

    Upon completion of the course, career opportunities may include: 
    • Commercial HVAC&R apprentice
    • Residential HVAC&R apprentice
    • Apprentice HVAC&R technician
    • Assistant maintenance technician
    • Apprentice pipe fitter


  • M O O N L I G H T   P R O G R A M
    Heating, Ventilation,
    Air Conditioning & Refrigeration

    Fall 2020 Program

    Our spring program is already full, 
    but due to the overwhelming response,
    we’re now accepting applications 
    for our fall 2024 program.
    Thomas Belland
    As a BVT graduate, HVAC&R instructor, and administrator, Mr. Belland's career has been immersed in the HVAC&R field for over 40 years. He has a passion for vocational education and believes trade experience is an exciting pathway to a rewarding career. Mr. Belland was also part of the team that developed the original Massachusetts HVAC Frameworks. He is eager to share his knowledge and experience with you.

    Classes will take place once a week,
    on Mondays from 6:00 to 9:00 p.m.
    • September 9th, 16th, 23rd & 30th
    • October 7th, 14th, 21st & 28th
    • November 4th, 11th, 18th & 25th
    • December 2nd, 9th & 16th

    The cost for this 15-week course is $749, which includes:
    • Base tuition
    • Digital Multimeter
    • Project supplies and materials
    • Safety glasses
    • Administrative fee
    • Final EPA 608 certification exam
      ($50 value)