Kansas as a state does not require any license for HVAC technicians, but there are some local regulations you should be aware of.
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To work as an HVAC technician of any level in Wichita, you will need to continue your education.
This varies depending on the level you are applying for.
Kansas has 105 counties that might have their own requirements, so we suggest you double-check your region.
If you need to go through formal training and get a license, you can consider one of the schools below.
|Bryan University||1527 SW Fairlawn Rd Topeka, Kansas 66604|
|Fort Scott Community College||2108 S Horton Fort Scott, Kansas 66701|
|Highland Community College||606 W Main Highland, Kansas 66035|
|Johnson County Community College||12345 College Blvd Overland Park, Kansas 66210|
|Kansas City Kansas Community College||7250 State Ave Kansas City, Kansas 66112|
|Manhattan Area Technical College||3136 Dickens Ave Manhattan, Kansas 66503|
|Northwest Kansas Technical College||1209 Harrison St Goodland, Kansas 67735|
|Salina Area Technical College||2562 Centennial Road Salina, Kansas 67401|
|Seward County Community College and Area Technical School||1801 N. Kansas Ave. Liberal, Kansas 67901|
|Vatterott College||8853 E. 37th Street N. Wichita, Kansas 67226|
|Washburn Institute of Technology||5724 SW Huntoon Topeka, Kansas 66604|
|Wichita Area Technical College||4004 N Webb Rd. Bldg 100 Wichita, Kansas 67226|
|Wichita Technical Institute||2051 South Meridian Wichita, Kansas 67213|
Registering as a contractor
In order to run your own company, you will first need a business license.
Check out the Kansas Department of Revenue page to learn more about contractor taxes.
EPA Section 608 Certification
In order to work with refrigerants, you have to get an EPA Section 608 Certification.
This certification is required everywhere in the US and has different levels.
The EPA Section 609 might be what you need if you plan on working with automobile AC units.
A top HVAC technician in this state can earn up to $50,162 yearly.
However, the average salary is about $44,269 per year.
The median salary in the United States for this occupation is $46,648 per year, though those at the top can make around $52,858 per year.Annual Salary Range:
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Keeping these numbers in mind, you can consider whether you want to pursue a career in HVAC and start your training.
Read the full guide: How to Become an HVAC Technician