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Drake State to Offer HVAC and HVAC/R Certification


As a continued commitment to Workforce Development, Drake State will be offering the North American Technician Excellence Certification tests beginning in January 2012.  These certifications represent real working knowledge of HVAC and HVAC/R systems and are designed to allow the recipient to be certified in specific knowledge areas. 

Interested students can earn installation, service, or senior certification in one or more of the following specialty areas:
 ?Air Conditioning ?Air Distribution ?Air-to-Air Heat Pumps ?Gas Furnaces
 ?Oil Furnaces  ?Hydronics Gas  ?Hydronics Oil  ?Light Commercial Refrigeration
 ?Commercial Refrigeration ?Ground Source Heat Pump Loop Installer 
 ?HVAC Efficiency Analyst (Senior Level)

The first test date is January 18, 2012 from 4pm – 6pm, with additional dates to become available.  The cost of the certification is $165.  Class size will be limited, so please call to sign-up as soon as possible.  For additional information or to register for the course, please contact Ricky Willingham at 256.551.5219 or

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