Heat Pump Installation

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Program Details

EMCC’s Heat Pump Installation Training will provide students with an expanded level of skills to install and service single-zone mini-split heat pumps. Topics covered include basic heat pump/refrigeration cycles, equipment electricity, and mechanical, electrical, and electronic components of heat pump units. Lab activities include electrical wiring and troubleshooting, piping techniques, leak testing, evacuation, charging, refrigerant recovery, plus operation and maintenance of mini-split heat pumps.

This course is specifically designed for current Licensed Heating Oil and Gas Technicians, HVAC Technicians, Licensed Electricians, and Contractors.

Program Schedule

Location Start Date End Date
EMCC Main Campus – Bangor, ME July 22, 2024 July 26, 2024
Class schedule: Monday – Friday 8:00 AM – 4:00 PM


$1454 per person

Cost includes tuition, textbooks, and exam fees.

*Ask us about 50% funding match for your company through the Harold Alfond Center Compact!

Key Outcomes

Job title: Heat Pump Installation Technician, Heat Pump Installation Specialist

Top employers in Maine: 

  • Dead River Company
  • ABM Mechanical
  • Dave’s World
  • ReVision Energy
  • Valley Home Services

Starting salary range: $35,000 – $55,000

Application Requirements

  • 18 years old
  • Maine state resident
  • State of Maine HVAC or other relevant Licensure (Certification/License number must be provided for registration)


Submit a form at the link below to be contacted by a member of the Workforce Devlopment Department regarding registration.

Heat Pump Installation Interest Form

Contact the Workforce Development Department with any questions or for help with registration.



Financial Assistance
Inquire with any of these public assistance programs for support with any of your educational or financial needs including tuition assistance for continuing education credits, laptop and internet assistance, transportation, and other necessities.

Scholarships – Eastern Maine Community College Foundation

Eastern Maine Development Corp. WIOA program – Contact Kim Donovan, KDonovan@emdc.org, 207.561.4043, for eligibility requirements

Competitive Skills Scholarship Program – Click here for more information about this program.

Maine Community Foundation – The Maine Community Foundation offers scholarships for non-traditional students. Click here for more information or contact Cherie Galyean, CGalyean@mainecf.org, 207.412.2017.

HOPE Program Navigator (for Penobscot, Hancock, Piscataquis, Washington, and Northern Waldo counties) – Email Suzanne Graves-Hall, Suzanne.graveshall@maine.edu, 207.356.9154. Fax: 207.581.2532. Toll-free: 1.800.281.3703. General Line: Teri Mann, hope@maine.edu, 207.551.3331 or apply online.