HVAC Foundational Skills

Course Title: HVAC Training Program: Workforce Competitiveness

Overview: Join our comprehensive HVAC Training Program, free to qualified individuals and designed to secure you a job immediately upon completion. This grant-funded program, supported by the Workforce Competitiveness Trust Fund, offers hands-on training, expert instruction, and invaluable job shadowing opportunities with top HVAC companies on Cape Cod.

Who Should Enroll: Ideal for individuals seeking a fast-track entry into the HVAC industry, including career changers, recent graduates, and unemployed and/or seasonal workers. Qualified candidates are admitted free of charge, thanks to the Workforce Competitiveness Trust Fund.

Course Highlights:

  • Job-Ready Skills: Gain the technical skills and knowledge needed to start an HVAC career immediately after the program.
  • Hands-on Training: Learn through practical experience with modern HVAC equipment and systems.
  • Job Shadowing: Get real-world insights and networking opportunities through job shadowing with respected HVAC companies on Cape Cod.
  • Industry-Expert Instructors: Receive guidance from experienced professionals who understand the current demands of the HVAC industry.
  • Career Support: Benefit from job placement assistance to help you transition seamlessly into the workforce.


  • This program is free to qualified individuals, as determined through the grant criteria.  Applications are available August 5, 2024.

Certification: Upon successful completion, participants will be equipped with the skills and knowledge needed for immediate employment in HVAC roles including an OSHA 10 certificate.


Join Us: Secure your future with our HVAC Training Program. Enroll today to gain valuable skills, industry connections, and a clear path to a rewarding HVAC career.


More Information:  Attend our informational sessions at Cape Cod Tech on August 14th and 27th from 5:00 – 6:00 p.m.



Start Date

September 19, 2024

Registration Deadline

September 5, 2024



Course Details

Start Date

September 19, 2024

Type of Class



Harwich, MA

Days & Times

Tuesday & Thursday, 4-9 PM | Wednesday 3-8 PM | Friday job shadow 7 AM - 4 PM


Completed Application by September 5, 2024

End Date

November 15, 2024

Early-Bird Registration Discount?


Payment Plan


Total Hours



Don Hebert and Brian Duarte, W.Vernon Whiteley

About The Instructor

Don Hebert
Don is a seasoned HVAC professional with a wealth of industry experience. As an expert at W. Vernon Whiteley, Don has honed his skills over the years, developing a deep understanding of HVAC systems and their applications. His enthusiasm for the trade is evident in his teaching, where he inspires and motivates students to pursue rewarding careers in HVAC. Don’s commitment to excellence and his passion for sharing knowledge make him a highly effective and engaging instructor.
Brian Duarte
Brian is a dedicated HVAC specialist with extensive experience in the field. Working for W. Vernon Whiteley, Brian has established himself as an industry expert, known for his technical proficiency and innovative problem-solving skills. His enthusiasm for HVAC is contagious, and he imparts his knowledge to students in a way that encourages them to explore the exciting career opportunities available in the trade. Brian’s motivational teaching style and deep industry insights provide students with a strong foundation for success.