No-Cost Heat Pump Training Program

ICAST is implementing the BENEFIT (Buildings Energy Efficiency Frontiers & Innovation Technologies) project with the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) to Train the Next Generation of Heat Pump HVAC Technicians.

HVAC technician working on heat pump

This program seeks to connect trained employees and ready-to-hire employers through partnerships with manufacturers, workforce and HVAC associations, and other industry experts and relevant stakeholders.

This program is available to entry-level individuals who are looking to join the HVAC industry and experienced HVAC professionals looking for upskilling opportunities.

BENEFITs for Employers:

Access to free online curriculum for upskilling current employees.

Opportunities to network with other national leaders and industry experts.

Connection to trained employees who are ready to work.

Access to resources that can provide financial support for onboarding new employees.

BENEFITs for Employees/Trainees:

Access to free online curriculum.

Support with industry certifications such as Building Performance Institute (BPI) and EPA 608.

Connect with paid On-the-Job Training (OJT) opportunities.

Network with employers who are actively seeking to hire.

For additional information, please contact: Audrey Knox, Workforce Training Manager,