Construction and Skilled Craft TradesTechnical Vocational Certificate Programs
Learn more about HVAC and Welding Technology programs offered by Workforce Development.
Air Conditioning, Refrigeration and Heating Technology, PSAV Certificate
Program Purpose: To prepare students to enter employment in the HVAC field or, for those already in the HVAC field, to continue their education. Students will be trained to become HVAC helpers, mechanic assistants, mechanics or technicians and will explore the various career options to determine what exit point best fits their needs. Students will complete the requirements to receive an OSHA 1926 - 10-hour Safety card in the first course of the program. Students will acquire the skills needed to successfully complete industry-recognized certifications, including Environmental Protection Agency certification, which in this industry is typically used for employability purposes. The program is also aligned with industry-recognized certifications provided by NCCER.
Note: This program will be offered only as an evening program at the TCC Gadsden Service Center.
Program Length: 1,350 clock hours
Standard high school diploma or GED diploma. Must be at least 17 years of age and must turn 18 years of age before the end of the first semester in the program.
Note: Students must take the Test of Adult Basic Education (TABE) within the first semester of enrollment in the program or present evidence of allowable substitute. In order to successfully complete the program, students must earn a score of 9.0 or higher in TABE language and reading and must earn a score of 10.0 or higher in TABE mathematics.
Financial Aid: This program is eligible fo financial aid and the Florida Prepaid program.
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Required Student Equipment: See the HVAC Student Supply List
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Phone: (850) 201-8760
Welding Technology, PSAV Program Certificate
Program Purpose: To prepare students to enter employment in the welding industry or continue their education. By successfully completing the program, students are eligible to receive an industry-recognized certificate, sit for American Welding Society (AWS) exams and receive an OSHA 1926 Safety card. The program is also aligned with industry-recognized certifications provided by the National Center for Construction Education and Research (NCCER) and the American Welding Society.
Program Length: 1,050 clock hours
Note: This program will be offered as an evening program in Leon County only
Why Become a Welder?
New enrollments for the Fall 2017 Semester in the Welding Technology Program have been temporarily postponed. Once the program begins accepting new enrollments we will update this webpage. Thank you for your patience and in the interim, please contact the Advanced Manufacturing and Training Center (AMTC) at 850-201-9720 or email us at AMTC@tcc.fl.edu to learn more about our other in demand workforce programs.