Updated February 2021.
So, you're thinking about becoming an HVAC mechanic. It's a smart career path, given the excellent job outlook for HVAC mechanics across Ontario.
According to the latest Government of Canada job report, HVAC mechanics are in demand throughout the province. This trade gets 3/3 stars for growth—the Job Bank's highest rating:
"Employment in this occupation has increased in Ontario over the past several years...and will likely remain healthy over the forecast period. Repair and maintenance will create ongoing work [and] HVAC mechanics may find additional opportunities to install air handling and refrigerated systems across a range of non-residential facilities such as ice rinks, grocery stores, restaurants, and processing plants."
There are many residential and commercial job opportunities in Ontario for skilled HVAC mechanics, and demand is expected to hold steady over the next 10 years.
This is excellent news for anyone considering HVAC training. Your next step is to enrol in a quality pre-apprenticeship HVAC program.