Went to ICPA when it was in Wallingford. Two plus years of nights 2x a week, and some days to speed things up. During the day I "apprenticed" with an oil co., which really meant doing service solo and installations (with an apprentice's "helper")
Keep one eye on your books and the other on practical experience. There are many, many bad habits out there that should be ignored.
But like I said before, the greatest tech in the world is worth sh** if he is a dick. Attitude is everything. Willingness to learn and to do anything is key.
Hey Freeze-I do some sub work for Total Comfort from time to time. Used to do some boilers for Hoffman, years ago, but no more..
I'm north of Hartford but don't mind traveling.
I'm taking the class full time during the day so it only leaves friday and saturday for work expierence so we'll see how it goes. Plus I'm still gonna work my full time job til class is over or a new job comes along.