Southwest HVAC News
Lincoln College of Technology
(Grand Prairie, TX) Granted HVAC Excellence Accreditation.
Lincoln College of Technology in Grand Prairie, Texas has been
granted accreditation of their Heating, Ventilation, Air
Conditioning and Refrigeration (HVACR) program by HVAC Excellence.
Technology is rapidly changing, nowhere is this more apparent than
in the HVACR industry. How can prospective students be assured that
a HVACR program will provide them with employment ready skills? How
can employers be assured that the graduates of a program are
properly trained? The answer to these questions is simple, by
selecting an HVACR program that is nationally accredited with
Lincoln College of Technology in Grand Prairie wanted to verify that
they were teaching their students at the highest level. To
accomplish this they decided to seek programmatic accreditation from
Programmatic accreditation is where an independent third party HVAC
Excellence reviews a program against set educational and industry
standards in: curriculum, faculty, student facilities, placement
services, financial aid, and advisory committee involvement,
training facilities, equipment & safety.
In seeking accreditation the staff at the Lincoln College of
Technology had to complete and submit a self study evaluation of
their program that demonstrates how they meet each required
standard. The self study once completed was sent to HVAC Excellence
for their executive team to thoroughly assess for compliance against
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HVAC Excellence having approved
the self study sent an onsite team to conduct an intense onsite
review of the programs. Upon conclusion of their onsite visit,
HVAC Excellence granted the Lincoln College of Technology in
Grand Prairie, TX. a Six year accreditation of their program,
the highest attainable.
The final determination to the school included zero compliance
corrections as the school met or exceeded all standards. As
such, they stand as a program for others to emulate.
This should not come as a surprise to anyone in the Grand
Prairie community as the state of Texas has five HVACR
instructors who hold the title of Certified Master HVACR
Educator (CMHE). All five of those instructors are on staff at
Lincoln College of Technology in Grand Prairie, TX. The CMHE
title is the highest credential that HVAC Excellence can be
conferred upon an HVACR educator.
Now that the program has been granted accreditation it can:
provide employers with confidence in the quality of the program,
assist students in selecting a program, assist students with
transfer credits, and help the students with advanced placement
in the United Association apprenticeship program.
Lincoln College of Technology in Grand Prairie, TX is part of
the Lincoln Educational Services a national provider of
career-oriented post-secondary education. They operate 45
campuses in 17 states offering degrees and diplomas in five
areas of study to nearly 30,000 enrolled students.
To learn more about this nationally recognized program at
Lincoln College of Technology, visit them at 2915 Aloutte Drive
Grand Prairie, TX 75052, call 972 660-5701 or visit them online