logo 250 aci
logo 250 aci

Maintenance Tech Training Program Overview

Heating, ventilation, refrigeration, air conditioning systems and domestic appliances wear out over time, so there is always a need for a mechanic who knows how to repair them or install a new system.
As energy efficiency and pollution reduction drive increase, mechanical systems must be retrofitted, upgraded, or replaced to meet demand.

  • Learn Residential HVAC systems and Domestic refrigeration systems
  • Diagnose and repair cooling/heating systems
  • Learn how to install and troubleshoot ceiling fans and light fixtures
  • Service and troubleshoot domestic appliances

Get Certified at Our Maintenance Technician School

Looking for a Maintenance Technician School? With Maintenance Technician certification from ACI you may obtain an entry level position as a Maintenance Technician.

Read more

Learn more about the future Maintenance Technician job outlook and salary for our area

Maintenance Technicians often carry out many different tasks in a single day at any number of locations. They may work inside a single building, such as a hotel or hospital, or be responsible for the maintenance of many buildings, such as those in an apartment complex or on a college campus. Learn more about Maintenance Technician salary potential and future job outlook.

Read more

Frequently Asked Questions

What is a Maintenance Technician?

Maintenance Technicians maintain and repair apartment air conditioning, appliances, and basic electrical systems. They can troubleshoot, install, replace and repair parts.They work with small portions of welding, electrical wiring, heating, air conditioning, refrigerators and appliances maintenance duties.

How long does it take to become a Maintenance Technician?

A good Maintenance Technician program is about 1.5 month long. Seek out a robust program that will allow you to have hands-on training, real world experience in the classroom and out in the field on field trips.

What will I learn as a Maintenance Technician student?

You will gain knowledge and skills in maintaining and repairing apartment air conditioning, appliances, and basic electrical systems. You will learn how to install and troubleshoot ceiling fans and light fixtures. You will work on these systems for places such as apartment buildings, factories, hospitals, schools and even government offices.

How much do Maintenance Techs make?

We direct you to visit this link for the most current wage earnings for Maintenance Technicians. The Median annual wage for Maintenance Technicians in May of 2023 was $46,700.

What do Maintenance Techs do?

Maintenance Technicians fix and maintain machines, mechanical equipment, and buildings. They paint, repair flooring, and work on plumbing, electrical, and air-conditioning and heating systems.

They also maintain and repair specialized equipment and machinery in cafeterias, laundries, hospitals, stores, offices, and factories.

How to become a Maintenance Technician?

Attend an accredited program and graduate in about 1.5 month. This puts you in a position that is more skilled than those who enter the field through a job that may turn into apprenticeship to work with experienced technicians. During our program, you can sit for your EPA exam.

What skills does a Maintenance tech need?

Customer Service Skills, Detail Oriented, Mechanical Skills, Physical Strength, Dexterity. Good work ethics. Strong communication skills, attention to detail in terms of knowing the difference when you should replace an item, versus repair an item.

What Maintenance Technician job pays the most?

Maintenance Technicians held about 1.6 million jobs in 2022. The largest employers Maintenance Technicians were as follows:

  • Real estate and rental and leasing 20%
  • Manufacturing 12%
  • Government 11%
  • Accommodation and food services 9%
  • Educational services; state, local, and private 8 %

What you would like to specialize in and the geographic area you choose to work.

See what students say

Get Certified in HVAC-R at Austin Career Institute
Jumpstart your HVAC-R Career at Austin Career Institute

Read more information about our HVAC-R School

rn rn
rn"} {"title":"","content":"
rn rn
"} {"title":"","content":"
rn rn