Free NATE Ready To Work Training 

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Electrical/ General Safety

Heat Transfer

HVAC Tools/Components


HVAC Components

The components section is 22% of the NATE RTW test. We will train you to recognize and name the separate components of an HVAC system.


The tools sections are 32% of the NATE test. This will be similar to the component section, but now we will focus on teaching you tool selection and tool identification.

Electrican's Tools


The measurement/units section is 8% of the NATE RTW test. We will teach you how to calculate units, area, and volume.

Electrical Safety

Electrical safety makes up 12% of the NATE Ready To Work Exam. We will teach you electrical safety procedures, electrical tool safety, and circuit safety.

Electrical Circuit

General Safety

The second safety section is on general safety which is 14% of the test. In this section, we will teach you refrigerant safety, worksite safety, ladder safety, driving safety, and protective clothing.

Basic Heat Transfer

The tools sections are 32% of the NATE test. This will be similar to the component section, but now we will focus on teaching you tool selection and tool identification.

Heat Pump Service

Frequently asked questions

How Is the online NATE Ready To Work course set up?

When building the course, our goal was to make online HVAC training fun, engaging, and exciting! With that goal in mind, we have put a tremendous amount of multimedia material into our courses. As a student, you will never just be reading or listening to text- this is not a textbook!​ Every single part of our courses is full of compelling graphics, informative animations, and real-life images from HVAC systems. After each lesson- and within many lessons- you will be asked to answer HVAC technician questions or do HVAC system calculations focused on what you just learned. These HVAC system exercises make learning a lot more interactive and fun.

Will you help me get hired after the course?

Once you complete the online HVAC training, you will have the option to join our talent network. We have partnered with leading HVAC companies, and they are all hiring right now! Companies will look for new hands from this talent pool since you have proven your ability through training simulations and testing. To join our talent pool, take the HVAC assessment on our website.

How much does the NATE Ready To Work course cost?

Nothing! Our online HVAC training is entirely free, and we have made it as simple as possible. We took out all the filler, which can cause similar programs to take up to a year, and worked with hiring managers to teach you the skills that you need to know to start your career in HVAC.

How do the simulations work?

We developed the HVAC training simulations based on real-world scenarios that you will encounter as an HVAC technician. These simulations allow us to test you on the information you just learned, and they teach you how to apply the knowledge to practical tasks.

Do I need a computer for the online NATE Ready To Work training?

To take our free online HVAC course, you will need a phone, tablet, or computer with an internet connection. A lot of our graduates took classes while they were on the job site or in between jobs. The HVAC course is super convenient and always accessible.

Is there a textbook for the online NATE Ready To Work training?

No textbooks here! We wanted to design a free, online HVAC course that wasn't boring. All of our courses use animations, simulations, and quizzes to teach you the skills you will need to become an HVAC tech.

Do hiring managers like online courses like this?

Absolutely. We designed these courses with hiring managers from large HVAC companies to be sure that everything in the course is essential and approved by them. Also, hiring managers love simulations since it gives them a better understanding of how you apply the knowledge you learned in the course. That gives you an advantage over anyone who has just been studying a textbook.