Belmont College HVAC/R program is training students to help meet demand for local workers.
St. Clairsville, OH (July 7, 2022) — Belmont College will be hosting an HVAC/R (Heating Ventilation Air Conditioning/Refrigeration) Open House on Thursday, July 21 from 4:00 – 6:00pm. The event will take place at the College’s Mechanical Technology Center (MTC), located at 68633 Bannock Road, St. Clairsville, Ohio just before reaching Belmont’s Main Campus. Driving from I-70, the entrance for the MTC is 200 yards past the entrance to College Main Campus on state Rt. 331.
The College HVAC/R faculty will be available to talk with prospective students and their families regarding the application process, curriculum, and job prospects. Attendees will have the opportunity to tour MTC’s newest equipment, which includes new training equipment (trainers), HVAC/R equipment, and new 3-D and virtual reality technology to be used in the classroom for training and instruction. Staff will also be on hand to answer questions about financial aid and scholarship opportunities.
“The HVAC/R program at Belmont College continues to grow and we are pleased to invite you to join us on campus and tour our updated facility,” said Keith Kaczor, Assistant Professor, HVAC. “The program was recently awarded nearly 1 million dollars, through the ARC Power Grant, which has allowed us to fund new state-of-the-art training equipment including 3-D and virtual reality simulation learning.”
Additionally, a Contractor Open House will be held on Thursday, July 21 from 1:00 – 3:00pm at the MTC. During this session, HVAC/R contractors are invited to stop by and learn more about the College’s HVAC/R Internship Program and how it can benefit their business as well as tour the facility.
For more information about the HVAC/R program, please call 740.695.9500 or visit belmontcollege.edu.
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