HVAC Apprenticeship

When it comes down to selecting a HVAC college program, the first thing that you must find out is that your preferred choice of college you have selected has the necessary accreditations. This is an extremely important factor, as it means that the training program imparted will be at least as good as specified by regulated HVAC organizations.

The premier accrediting agency for HVAC training programs are the NCCEA, the Partnership for Air-Conditioning, Heating, and Refrigeration, HVAC Excellence, North American Technician Excellence and Research, Environmental Protection Agency, and the Occupational Safety and Health Administration. You need to select that has at least one accreditation.

Smaller class sizes are also important, because then you will receive personalized attention from the program teachers. The best colleges teaching HVAC courses will also have an onsite science lab with modern equipment. Before enrolling make sure you visit and explore the campus and get a feel for the place, the instruction rooms, the facilities and talk to the teachers, if they are available. Also find out whether they allow any flexibility in time-managing classes for employed students, and how you might go about requesting financial aid, if you are eligible.

What is a RegisteRed appRenticeship? Registered Apprenticeship is a training system that produces highly skilled workers to meet the demands of employers competing in a

HVAC APPRENTICESHIP PROGRAM REQUIRED STUDENT TEXTBOOKS FOR CWI (On-campus) SCHOOL YEAR 2010-2011 Revised 6/3/10 All books are available through CWI Bookstore or on-line through other vendors.

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Note: Apprenticeship programs are not eligible for financial aid. Estimated Time to Completion: Apprenticeship programs are composed of two parts: (1) HVAC 1110 HVAC IA 5 F HVAC 1470 w/C or better or MATH 1010 placement

2 also helps new sponsors to set up new apprenticeship training programs. (A list of county apprenticeship coordinators and other apprenticeship professionals may be found on Page 21.)

Bay Area Apprenticeship Programs at a Glance Visit our Web Site at www.CalApprenticeship.org Apprenticeship Area Program Requirement/Application/Description Contact Information & HVAC Jamie Bird 925.685.7708 www.ua342.org Contra 18

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(HVAC) apprenticeship program is a four-year program that combines on-the-job work experience with class room instruction to prepare HVAC technicians for working in the field at the Journeyman level. Apprentices are given training

Bay Area Apprenticeship Programs at a Glance Visit our Web Site at www.CalApprenticeship.org Apprenticeship Area Program Requirement/Application/Description Contact Information & HVAC Jamie Bird 925.685.7708 www.ua342.org Contra 18