HVAC Apprenticeship

EARN while you LEARN

  • Tuition-Free
  • Paid Employment—with Raises—while Taking Classes
  • In-Demand Career Path

HVAC apprenticeThe HVAC (Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning) apprenticeship program prepares students for advancement as a residential or commercial air conditioning, refrigeration, and heating technician in the construction industry.  An apprentice will be paid a progressively increased wage, while they continuously advance throughout the program.  The curriculum provides knowledge and skills training in all aspects in the field of HVAC installation, repair and maintenance.

Apprentices are required to work a total of 8,004 hours On-the-Job Training (OJT) and attend 576 supplemental classroom instructional hours.  Upon successful completion of the program, the apprentice will have received a four-level certification by the National Center for Construction Education and Research (NCCER) and will be issued a nationally recognized Completion of Apprenticeship certificate by the State of Florida.

Year 1- Spring Semester

BCA001 Introduction to Construction- 38 hours
BCAX940 HVAC Apprenticeship I- 34 hours
BCAX946 Apprenticeship – HVAC OJT- 667 hours
Total: 739 hours

Year 1- Summer Semester

BCAX946 Apprenticeship – HVAC OJT- 667 hours
Total: 667 hours

Year 1-  Fall Semester

BCAX941 HVAC Apprenticeship II- 72 hours
BCAX946 Apprenticeship – HVAC OJT- 667 hours
Total: 739 hours

Year 2- Spring Semester

BCAX942 HVAC Apprenticeship III- 72 hours
BCAX946 Apprenticeship – HVAC OJT- 667 hours
Total: 739 hours

Year 2- Summer Semester

BCAX946 Apprenticeship – HVAC OJT- 667 hours
Total: 667 hours

Year 2- Fall Semester

BCAX943 HVAC Apprenticeship IV- 72 hours
BCAX946 Apprenticeship – HVAC OJT- 667 hours
Total: 739 hours

Year 3- Spring Semester

BCAX944 HVAC Apprenticeship V- 72 hours
BCAX946 Apprenticeship – HVAC OJT- 667 hours
Total: 739 hours

Year 3- Summer Semester

BCAX946 Apprenticeship – HVAC OJT- 667 hours
Total: 667 hours

Year 3- Fall Semester

BCAX945 HVAC Apprenticeship VI- 72 hours
BCAX946 Apprenticeship – HVAC OJT- 667 hours
Total: 739 hours

Year 4- Spring Semester

BCAX947 HVAC Apprenticeship VII- 72 hours
BCAX946 Apprenticeship – HVAC OJT- 667 hours
Total: 739 hours

Year 4- Summer Semester

BCAX946 Apprenticeship – HVAC OJT- 667 hours
Total: 667 hours

Year 4- Fall Semester

BCAX948 HVAC Apprenticeship VIII- 72 hours
BCAX946 Apprenticeship – HVAC OJT- 667 hours
Total: 739 hours

Grand total: 8,580 hours

For more information, contact the Community Education, Workforce & Testing Department, at apprenticeships@fkcc.edu or 305-809-3185.