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All-new 3,000 sq. ft. HVAC technical training facility, part of college’s 21,000 sq. ft. expansion, doubling the size of campus, is now complete and enrolling applicants for April 22 start date


Beaumont, TX – April 2, 2013 – Vista College invites the community to a ribbon cutting and open house for its all new 3,000 sq. ft. heating, heating, ventilation & air conditioning technical training facility, Thursday, April 11, from 6 – 8 p.m.  (Ribbon cutting at 6:30 p.m.) The facility, part of Vista College’s Beaumont campus 21,000 sq. ft. expansion project begun in 2012, is now complete and enrolling for an April 22 class start date.  The expansion has more than doubled the campus’ original size, increasing it from 17,250 sq. ft. to 38,750 sq. ft.   Vista College Campus Director James Powell, and local HVAC business owners, speaking on the importance of HVAC training, will participate in the event.

This new HVAC Diploma program can be completed in as little as one year with successful, full-time enrollment. The program provides both academic and practical experience in basic refrigeration, electricity and magnetism, brazing, soldering, piping, sheet metal fabrication, air conditioning, heating, commercial applications and more.  Graduates are ready for entry-level positions installing air conditioners, servicing equipment, providing maintenance services and much more.

“Individuals looking for a new career path can finish the program quickly, allowing them to begin a rewarding profession as a HVAC technician,” said James Powell, Vista College Campus Director.  “We have seen an increased demand for this type of service in the area as well as at some of Vista’s other campuses, and we are excited to bring this program to Beaumont.   Students may choose to take their training as far as running their own businesses in this industry one day.”

Vista College offers a wide variety of career training programs throughout Texas, New Mexico and online.  Each career program is staffed with industry experts and leading professionals, ensuring students an affordable, quality education that will help them pursue successful careers in their chosen fields.  Financial Aid is available to those that qualify.  Graduates may also benefit from Vista’s career services assistance, including resume preparation and interview coaching.

Those interested in a new and exciting career path in the HVAC industry should contact Vista College admissions in Beaumont today at 409-234-7098.  Classes to begin on April 22.


* Successful, Full-time enrollment required to achieve stated completion date.

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