Universal Certification

We asked 2,926 job seekers about their Universal Certification. This is what they told us:

  • 64% of job seekers said "help my career progression" was the biggest reason for earning their Universal Certification
  • 79% said earning their Universal Certification helped them make more money
  • 77% said earning their Universal Certification helped them get a job
  • 93% said they would recommend a family member or friend earn their Universal Certification

What are people saying about getting a Universal Certification?

Did this certification help you make more money?

Based on 2,914 responses

79% said earning their Universal Certification helped them make more money

Did this certification help you get a job?

Based on 2,914 responses

77% said earning their Universal Certification helped them get a job

Would you recommend this certification?

Based on 2,915 responses

93% said they would recommend a family member or friend earn their Universal Certification

Why did you decide to earn your Universal Certification?

Based on 2,926 responses

Required for my current job
38%
Make more money
38%
Changing careers
26%
Get an edge over other candidates
23%
Help my career progression
64%
Other
9%

What was your job title after earning this certification?

Based on 2,160 responses

HVAC Technician View jobs
30%
Maintenance Technician View jobs
10%
HVAC Installer View jobs
8%
Service Technician View jobs
7%
Technician View jobs
6%

What do people wish they knew before earning their Universal Certification?

1,950 people answered

“Get a job in the field while going to school.”

Aug. 17, 2019

“That a lot of jobs have only seasonal work and require 5 yrs experience for the right pay. I did 18 months of training and would only get minimum wage not fair.”

Aug. 17, 2019

“I knew that obtaining the EPA License would get me a job with Amtrak.”

Aug. 16, 2019

“Would like to further my education in the HVAC industry”

Aug. 16, 2019

“How great of a career it really was!”

Aug. 16, 2019

What advice would you give to someone interested in earning their Universal Certification?

2,175 people answered

“I highly recommend obtaining this license because it opens the door in job opportunities.”

Aug. 16, 2019

“There is a lot of opportunity in this trade.”

Aug. 16, 2019

“It takes a lot of study to learn all the requirements that the EPA has in various situations.”

Aug. 16, 2019

“Pay attention to the course and study outside of it.”

Aug. 16, 2019

“To pay attention and ask plenty of questions and try to take the learning as far as you can.”

Aug. 15, 2019
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