Looking for a growing technology field with hands-on career opportunities?

Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning & Refrigeration (HVAC&R) allows students to become skilled in the installation, service, & maintenance of heating and cooling systems in homes, schools, hospitals, and more.

Through lessons, laboratory projects, and live work on HVAC&R jobs at Worcester Technical High School, students learn to install and maintain places like residential homes, schools, hospitals, offices, restaurants, factories and more.

With experience in electrical theory, the physics of heat and fluids, formulas for heat load calculations, as well as basic design and engineering of heating and cooling systems, it makes HVAC&R a perfect fit for students interested in the fields of applied science and math.

Students will come out of this experience with vast knowledge of the trade that will lead to success as HVAC Technicians to Mechanical or Electrical Engineering careers!”

Alden Academy

Allied Health & Human Services Academy

Coughlin Construction Academy




Interior Design and Decorating


Information Technology & Business Services

Culinary Arts

Finance, Marketing and Business Management

Hospitality Management

Information Support Services and Networking

Programming and Web Development

Graphic Communication

Certifications and Achievements

OSHA 10 Construction

EPA 608


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Michael Giguere

Michael Giguere, Department Head

Bryan Levesque, Shop Instructor

Ira Caplan, Paraeducator