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SOWELA Now Enrolling for HVAC Training


18-week Curriculum Covers Residential and Commercial Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning

(Lake Charles, Louisiana – March 29, 2022)

SOWELA Technical Community College’s Office of Workforce Solutions is now registering for HVAC training. The class starts Monday, April 25. During the 18-week program, students learn residential and commercial heating, ventilation, and air conditioning.

Successful completers earn 10 hours of OSHA-authorized training on critical workplace safety topics, and clock 695 instructional hours. In addition, students are prepared to test for the EPA Universal 608 license and the Ready to Work NATE certification.

SOWELA’s HVAC training program prepares individuals to be heating, air conditioning and refrigeration mechanics and installers, a four-star job according to the Louisiana Workforce Commission. Star jobs are based on occupational outlook, educational requirement and salary.

The cost of the program is $5,575. Scholarships are available for those who qualify. The HVAC class meets Monday-Friday, 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM. For more information or to enroll, visit our HVAC Training page.

Class is held at SOWELA’s Main Campus at 3820 Sen. J. Bennett Johnston Ave., Lake Charles, LA 70616. Call (337) 421-6560 or email workforce@sowela.edu to enroll or learn more.

About SOWELA Technical Community College

SOWELA Technical Community College provides traditional, distance, and lifelong learning experiences and awards associate degrees, technical diplomas, and certificates. The College empowers learners in career and technical education and enables transfer students to pursue a four-year degree, so all learners excel as globally competitive citizens. The College has been educating the region’s workforce for 80 years.