ITI Technical College in Baton Rouge, LA has been granted accreditation of their HVACR program by HVAC Excellence. Programmatic accreditation is where an independent third party, reviews a program against set educational and industry standards. In the HVACR industry accreditation is conducted by HVAC Excellence. In seeking accreditation, the staff at ITI Technical College completed a self study evaluation of their program against set standards in: curriculum, faculty, student facilities, placement services, financial aid, and advisory committee involvement, training facilities, equipment & safety.
The self study was sent to HVAC Excellence for their executive team to thoroughly assess for compliance against each standard. Upon completion of their review, HVAC Excellence selected a group of industry veterans with combined technical, administrative and teaching experience in the HVAC industry to validate the self study through an intense review of the program. Having reviewed the self study and evaluated the program, HVAC Excellence has decided to grant a six year accreditation of the ITI Technical College.
The accreditation validates that the program is preparing students for jobs in the HVACR industry and verifies that the program has the needed resources and administrative support to accomplish their goals. Some of the benefits of HVAC Excellence HVACR programmatic accreditation include: students can have more confidence in the HVACR program, employers have the assurance that the graduates are properly trained, creates goals for self improvement, can assist the students in the acceptability of transfer credits and it involved the faculty in the evaluation process.
The Mechanical Contractors Association of America (MCAA) and the United Association (UA) represent over 3,000 premier employers and a workforce of nearly 400,000. They have made a commitment to recruiting HVACR technicians from schools with HVAC Excellence credentials as a top priority and will provide new hires advanced placement into their apprenticeship programs. ITI Technical College is now listed on www.5starcareers.com