HVAC Career Training with Change Course


Career Details

Iowa’s energy industry forms the backbone of communities across the state. Every time you turn on a light switch or cook on the stove you are connecting to an exciting ­eld that employs tens of thousands of Iowans. Energy companies in electric, natural gas, oil and renewable energy technologies represent a range of growth careers, and a home for all kinds of people. The jobs available are positions such as: Meter Reader/Technician, Heavy Equipment Operator, Gas Distribution Technician, Plant Operations Assistant Operator, Fuel Materials Handler, Boiler Operation and Maintenance, Administration Dispatcher, Security Officer, Installation and Maintenance General Laborer, Automotive Maintenance Technician, Solar PV Installer/Technician and many more, well paying, upwardly mobile, long term career paths.

If you’re ready for a career in energy, you can begin work in as little as 6 months.

Examples of companies hiring this career path:

  • MidAmerican Energy
  • Berkshire Hathaway Energy

  • Alliance Energy

  • Sunpro Solar

  • Apex Clean Energy

  • Central Iowa Power Cooperative

  • JCG Land Services

Program Specifics

  • Free certification training
  • Personal and professional development
  • Pre-apprenticeship programs
  • Direct networking with potential employers
  • 1-on-1 career coaching

If you’re interested in this or any other career path offered, click the button below.


A better future awaits our leaders after they complete their chosen six-month career training program. Change Course offers 35 life and career skills that can be adjusted according to the need of the Des Moines area job market. Our corporate partners keep us informed of the skills they look for in good job candidates as their needs change.