Palm Beach State College

College Catalog 2016-2017

Palm Beach State College
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Apprenticeship Programs  (appren)

ADDENDUM October 16, 2016 (action based on 5-Year no enrollment) - Delete Program


Program Website
www.palmbeachstate.edu/programs/Apprenticeships


Program Description
These PSAV programs are a combination of on-the-job training and related classroom instruction offered by Palm Beach State for a private sector sponsor that is registered with the apprenticeship registration agency (Florida Department of Education).

The student works during the day and attends classes two nights a week during the academic year, learning both the practical and theoretical aspects of a highly skilled occupation. Classes are held at various locations in central Palm Beach County.


Admission Requirements
Apprentices are enrolled at Palm Beach State in PSAV career certificate programs. The prospective student applies directly to the apprenticeship organization. Full-time employment with a participating sponsor is required of apprenticeship students.

Some of the Apprenticeship programs require a high school diploma or GED.


Completion Requirements
Successfully complete all required courses.


Program Length
Programs require from four to five years to complete.


Location
Programs are offered at the Lake Worth campus and at various off-site locations.


For More Information
Kent Hartwig, hartwigk@palmbeachstate.edu, (561) 868-3541

For individualized course sequence


Employment Opportunities
Apprenticeships are available in:

Electrical Apprentice (5170)
Florida Electrical Apprenticeship
4 Year Program
Pamela Anderson
561-697-4893
 
 
HVAC Tech Apprentice (5266)
Florida Air Conditioning Apprenticeship
4 Year Program
Steve Sparks
561-262-7523


Career Path Notes
The successful completer is awarded an apprenticeship completion certificate, which confirms eligibility nationally for industry recognition of journeyperson status.


Career Center
www.palmbeachstate.edu/Career
For more information about employment opportunities including job outlook and salary information visit:
Occupational Outlook Handbook: http://www.bls.gov/oco/
O-Net Online: http://online.onetcenter.org/