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Is hvac hard work?

Is the tech for hvac hard to master or does it come along the way?

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Ted’s Answer

It's different for everyone. Some techs pick it up quickly and others it takes time. I recommend study hard in the class to understand the components and how the systems works. Once in the field, you should try to work with the tech that is a good mentor and don't be afraid to ask questions.

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Ray’s Answer

It's a fairly easy job, but you deal with weather issues.
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Tarek’s Answer

It is not difficult once you have have a good engineering design in place and the right tools to use to do your job
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Jax’s Answer

I've got a friend who started his own HVAC business a few years ago.

It's a good trade and they look for apprentices pretty often. Not only is it on the job training but you get paid for it as well (proper wage, might I add).

Working your way through an apprenticeship and earning a Journeyman license goes a long way!

It can be pretty hard sometimes, especially in cold places (like where I am in New England). An eye for detail and critical thinking okay a big part, as well as being knowledgeable on materials you may need for any given job. New construction tends to be the easiest and most lucrative of work.

With effort and focus, it should only take two or three years of apprenticeship to move onto the next level and before you know it, you'll be your own contractor after about five years! Seriously, I know too many friends from high school who went into apprenticeships at age 18, got their Journeyman by 20, worked hard and passed their Master by 23, and were running their own businesses working solo.
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Jerod’s Answer

Any trade is a great direction to go, fewer and fewer folks are getting into these jobs, and this is creating demand and job security. Go for it!!
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Urinda’s Answer

Yes. It is hard. In some way like everything else ..you have to be mechanical inclined. You have to know some math because there will be formulas involved.
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