Refer a Student & Receive $1,000!

Support Careers in the HVAC & Energy Field

Did you know that the average salary for an HVAC technician in Pennsylvania is $54,000+ per year? Our trade association represents 400+ member companies that are actively seeking motivated individuals interested in entering the trade.

A career in the HVAC and energy trade is more than a well-paying job. It is an opportunity to enter a continually evolving industry with countless opportunities for future growth. PPATEC (Pennsylvania Petroleum Association Technical Education Center) offers a new 10-week program for individuals who wish to become a field technician servicing air conditioning, electrical, and heating equipment.

PPATEC is a Pennsylvania Department of Education–approved Private Licensed School. PPATEC approved by the Veterans Administration (VA) to accept GI Bill benefits for qualifying veterans who wish to attend our program.

Do you know someone who would be a good fit for PPATEC? If so, refer them and receive a $1,000 a Visa gift card will be issued once your referral attends our 10-Week HVAC & Energy Professional Program (tuition must be paid in full).

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