If you have a knack for working with your hands—and a head for how things work—you might find your future here. In our HVAC/R program and welding program, you’ll gain the real-world knowledge and skills to get started in a field that offers promising opportunities.

Through our Industrial Trades programs, you could work on anything from pipelines to ships to commercial and residential buildings. Whichever path you choose, you’ll be headed toward a rewarding future. Look through the programs we offer and see which one matches your interests and goals.

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Degrees

Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning Technology

2+2 Options
Work toward a cool future as you learn to install and maintain HVAC/R systems.
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Heavy Equipment Technician

Learn to diagnose and repair mechanical, hydraulic, and structural systems issues.
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Welding Technology

Get ready to join a field where your real-world skills will be in demand.
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Certificates

Cleanroom Technology

Train hands-on to work on advanced ventilation systems in Clean Rooms.
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Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning Technology Certificate

Set out toward a promising future in a dynamic career field.
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Pipeline Welder Helper I

Get your future flowing with this hands-on, short-term program.
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Pipeline Welder Helper II

Help yourself to a rewarding career as you learn shield metal arc welding.
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Welding Fabricator

Start shaping your tomorrow as you study a range of welding techniques.
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Welding Technology Certificate

Get ready to join a field where your real-world skills will be in demand.
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Non-credit Options

Industrial Trades

Choose between HVAC/R Technology and Welding Technology.
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Keith Kaczor
Director of Industrial Trades

740.699.3937
kkaczor@belmontcollege.edu

 

Faculty Spotlight

Keith Kaczor

Welcome to your career.

Keith Kaczor serves as the Director of Industrial Trades at Belmont College. Programs under his direction include Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning (HVAC), Welding, Building Preservation/Restoration (BPR) and Heavy Equipment Technician. Before being named Director, Keith not only taught HVAC courses for five years, but was instrumental in building the program, an experience he loved.

Keith began his academic career at West Liberty University in Wheeling, West Virginia, working in maintenance and HVAC while studying to earn his Bachelor of Arts degree. Throughout his time as an educator, he’s been driven by a desire to make connections between potential students, industry partners, and careers for Industrial Trades students.