Are You a Veteran Interested in HVAC & Energy Training?

You Can Utilize Your GI Bill Benefits While Attending PPATEC

Our 10-Week HVAC & Energy Professional Program equips you with the fundamentals and certifications you need to join the HVAC & energy industry. Our hands-on training program is run by 400+ companies that want to create a pathway for veterans to enter our industry. The employer members who support our program are interested in hiring qualified individuals and are ready to offer you employment within their organization after you complete our program.

In 10 short weeks, you’ll learn all the important electrical, air conditioning, heating system, and propane knowledge to join the industry—your GI Bill benefits can cover your tuition, including travel and lodging. We provide direct, hands-on learning experiences that offer the industry certifications and professional skills needed for veterans to land a great job.

Wondering Why You Should Attend PPATEC?

Many of our students are military veterans who utilize their GI Bill benefits to qualify for free or reduced tuition. Once you submit the form on this page, we'll put you in touch with an expert who will be happy to discuss your financial options with you. Remember, this form isn't a binding contract; it's simply a request to speak with someone who can provide more information based on your needs.

You don’t want to miss out on the unique opportunity offered by our 10-week hands-on program! Inquire today to get one-on-one support, including personalized financial suggestions.

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Openings available for 2023 programs.

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Why Attend the Program?

1Affordable—Possibly Waived!—Tuition that Uses Your GI Bill Benefits

2 High Job Demand for Graduates

3 Competitive Starting Wages

4 Industry Supported Curriculum

5 Accelerated Hands-On Training

Why Choose the HVAC & Energy Industry?

The energy industry is an essential business that homes and businesses require across the country. Primary energy sources include electricity, natural gas, heating oil, and propane. Buildings match their energy sources with heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) systems to provide comfort throughout the various seasons. The need for HVAC systems will never fade. Increased demand for skilled workers will continue to result in higher wages for qualified candidates.

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