HVAC Tech Classes in Indiana (Top Schools)

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Indiana is a place with a great variety in terms of landscape.

That diversity does not stop there, but leaps into a great diversity of temperatures.

During the summer there’s sweltering heat, and during the winter it is bitter cold.

Therefore, it is no wonder that Indiana is a good place to start a HVAC career.

Here is the information you need.


Salary of a HVAC technician in Indiana depends on many factors.

You can expect to start out at $12.42 per hour and earn up to $33 per hour.

However, that will depend on your experience, knowledge, set of skills and much more.

If you want to find out what the minimum, maximum, and average salaries of HVAC technicians in ten largest cities in the state of Indiana are, take a look at the following table:

Annual Salary Range:

Average Salary of HVAC Techs in Indiana

City NameSalary
Fort Wayne$43,500
South Bend$43,504
Terre Haute$42,901
* Salary information last updated 2022

Licensing Requirements

Whether you need a license to work as a HVAC technician or not depends on your local government.

Indiana as a state does not require HVAC technicians or HVAC contractors to have special certifications or licenses, but you need to check the requirements set by your country or city before setting out to work.

Indianapolis does require licensing for HVAC contractors.

In case you have taken a Prometric exam, you may not need to take the exam.

The Board of Heating and Cooling Examiners is authoried to set additional requirements.

At Marion County there are five different licenses:

  • Air Conditioning “A” – an unrestricted license
  • Air Conditioning “B” – gives you permission to work on cooling units up to 25 tons, or heating units up to 500,000 BTUs, and boiler pressures not above 15 PSIG steam and 30 PSIG water
  • Air Conditioning “D” – gives you a permit to work on units up to 5 tons of cooling and 300,000 BTUs heating
  • Refrigeration
  • High-Pressure Steam You can find more information on these licenses on Indianapolis/Marion County webpage


As was mentioned before, you will need skills and knowledge that will make you stand out from the crowd.

Education is just the thing you may need. In addition to teaching you theory, these programs will prepare you for the practical problems you will see in the field.

Here is a list of HVAC training centers in Indiana:

23 HVAC Schools in Indiana

School NameAddress
Ashworth College6625 The Corners Pkwy NW #500, Norcross, GA 30092
AC/C TECH4415 Forest Manor Avenue, Indianapolis, IN 46226
ConTech Institute811 Lindsey Street, Columbus, IN 47203
Fortis College | HVAC Training9001 N. Wesleyan Rd, Suite 101, Indianapolis, IN 46268
HVAC Career Training CenterIndianapolis, Fort Wayne, Evansville, South Bend, Carmel..., IN 11111
hvacredu.net (Online Training)P.O. Box 77, Heron, MT 59844
Ivy Techncial State College-Kokomo1815 E. Morgan Street, Kokomo, IN 46901
Ivy Techncial State College-Lafayette3101 S. Creasy Lane, Lafayette, IN 47909
Ivy Techncial State College-Richmond2325 Chester Blvd., Richmond, IN 47374
Ivy Technical State College-Bloomington200 Daniels Way, Bloomington, IN 47404
Ivy Technical State College-Columbus4475 Central Avenue, Columbus, IN 47203
Ivy Technical State College-East Chicago410 E. Columbus Drive, East Chicago, IN 46312
Ivy Technical State College-Evansville3501 First Avenue, Evansville, IN 47710
Ivy Technical State College-Fort Wayne3800 N. Anthony, Fort Wayne, IN 46805
Ivy Technical State College-Gary1440 E. 35th Avenue, Gary, IN 46409
Ivy Technical State College-IndianapolisOne West 26th Street, Indianapolis, IN 46208
Ivy Technical State College-Marion1015 E 3rd Street, Marion, IN 46952
Ivy Technical State College-Muncie4301 S. Cowan Road, Muncie, IN 47307
Ivy Technical State College-Sellersburg8204 HWY 311, Sellersburg, IN 47172
Ivy Technical State College-South Bend220 Dean Johnson Blvd., South Bend, IN 46601
Ivy Technical State College-Terre Haute7999 S. US Hwy 41, Terre Haute, IN 47803
Ivy Technical State College-Valparaiso24201 Valley Drive, Valparaiso, IN 46383
Prosser School of Technology4202 Charlestown Road, New Albany, IN 47150

EPA Certification

According to the Section 608 EPA Section, you need to have an EPA certificate in order to work with refrigerants.

There are four classes of the certification that allow you to work on different units.

The fourth class covers all the classes of units. This is a requirement you have to meet regardless of the state that you are working in.

will need to know to handle refrigerants as parts of other systems and refrigeration units as well.


There are not many requirements you need to meet to become a HVAC technician in Indiana.

These requirements depend on the country or city, so be sure to check the information with the local government.

You will need something that will give you an edge over the others.

This is where education and training will help you a great deal.

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