About US

Central Texas AC and Refrigeration School is Located on the North side of beautiful Austin, Tx. Home of the ACL Fest, and also know as the Live Music Capital of the World. Find out more about Austin Here.

The majority of the¬†community colleges HVAC certificate training programs consist of a minimum 9 months¬†to a 1 year courses in the fundamentals of heating and air conditioning. Central Texas AC and Refrigeration Training’s Fast-Track Program, will have you trained and job ready in just 2 weeks. (10 hours per day, 6 days per week) You’ll learn not only the HVAC fundamentals, but also basic work-safety practices, service troubleshooting, and repair and maintenance of HVAC systems in our training facility.

CTARS has experienced, attentive instructors, hands on training and small class sizes to ensure you are given the best training. CTARS also holds a certificate of approval through the Texas Workforce Commission.

With the environmental changes increasing the need for comfortable interior heating and cooling systems qualified technicians are in more demand than ever. Get on the fast track to your new career today. Click here to get started or call (512) 410-4807 or (512) 339-0993.

Meet Your Instructor

Eric Shahvandi is the founder of the CTARS and one of our instructors. is an Electrical Engineer and member of the State of Texas Professional Engineers with 21 years of experience in state of art robot, vacuum chiller, sub zero temperature, state of art chips maker and license experience in HVAC.

Become fluent in the mechanical and electrical processes of most common types of HVAC equipment. This in-depth course starts with the fundamentals: system components, tools, brazing and soldering techniques and more. Then you’ll learn how to install and troubleshoot valves, compressors, water chillers, thermostats and heat pumps; fix defective connections, controls and switches; adjust refrigerant levels and work with gas, oil and electric heat. This Heating and Air Conditioning Course is the best the market has to offer.

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