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Damien McCusker, Manager of Arpi's residential service division, has been working in the HVAC industry for 16 years and has hands-on experience in new home installations, furnace and air conditioner replacements, sales and residential service. He spends most of his spare time being an UBER driver, driving his kids to soccer practice and games.

Alberta Apprenticeship and Industry Training Certifies Expert Technicians

Phil Laprairie

Alberta Apprenticeship and Industry Training Certifies Expert TechniciansIt can be quite an overwhelming chore to search for and select a contractor for a heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) or plumbing repair issue, service or an upgrade installation. If you want the peace of mind knowing you’ve chosen a qualified technician for your HVAC or plumbing issue, select one who has been trained and certified through Alberta Apprenticeship and Industry Training system.

Alberta Apprenticeship and Industry Training

The Alberta Apprenticeship and Industry Training system is not the typical certificate or degree program. The organization partners with industry leaders, companies and organizations to provide practical on-the-job apprenticeships and training to system participants. This approach to education and job training benefits the student, employer, the HVAC and plumbing industries and the consumer.

The training that apprentices receive while participating in the Alberta Apprenticeship and Training Industry system involves approximately 80 percent of real-world experience working with skilled tradespeople in the field through established company training providers, and technical training with the training provider.

These are some of the benefits you can count on when you select a contractor who employs skilled tradespeople trained through Alberta Apprenticeship and Industry Training system:

  • The technician servicing your HVAC or plumbing system is a certified technician with an Alberta Journeyman Certificate, which meets Alberta’s high standards.
  • Your technician is qualified to accurately diagnose HVAC and plumbing emergencies or other issues for correct estimates and repairs with fewer call backs.
  • The contractor employing certified tradespeople is dedicated to supporting and promoting excellence in the HVAC and plumbing industries, which involves training and retaining highly-skilled tradespeople to deliver quality service to the consumer.
  • Training and continued education from training providers ensure your technician is well versed in the latest technological advancements and systems available in the HVAC industry, delivering maximum energy efficiency for better home efficiency, comfort and better for the environment.

For your HVAC- or plumbing-contractor search, look for contractors who participate as training providers in the Alberta Apprenticeship and Industry Training system, and you’re assured of receiving service from a reputable leader in the industry. Contact Arpi’s Industries to learn more. We serve homeowners in Calgary, Alberta, and surrounding areas.

Our goal is to help educate our customers in Calgary, Alberta about energy and home comfort issues (specific to HVAC systems). For more information, download our free Home Comfort Resource guide.

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