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 RdTopeka, Kansas 66604|
|Fort Scott Community College||2108 S HortonFort Scott, Kansas 66701|
|Highland Community College||606 W MainHighland, Kansas 66035|
|Johnson County Community College||12345 College BlvdOverland Park, Kansas 66210|
|Kansas City Kansas Community College||7250 State AveKansas City, Kansas 66112|
|Manhattan Area Technical College||3136 Dickens AveManhattan, Kansas 66503|
|Northwest Kansas Technical College||1209 Harrison StGoodland, Kansas 67735|
|Salina Area Technical College||2562 Centennial RoadSalina, 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 HuntoonTopeka, Kansas 66604|
|Wichita Area Technical College||4004 N Webb Rd. Bldg 100Wichita, Kansas 67226|
|Wichita Technical Institute||2051 South MeridianWichita, 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: Annual Salary by Location:
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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.