To attend our program your must be employed in the Air Conditioning industry in Palm Beach County, Florida. Aside from that our program is open to students of any race, color, creed, ethnicity, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, religion, marital status, veteran status, disability, genetic information, or pregnancy status.
Classes are held in the evenings, typically twice per week, on Mondays and Wednesdays.
Due to the current pandemic and accordance with Palm Beach State College guidelines classes are being conducted virtually. However, we expect to resume normal operation for the Fall 2021 semester. Classes will resume in person at Palm Beach State College, Lake Worth Campus, in the Education and Training Center (ETA).
FACAA program is a state sponsored apprenticeship program. Therefore the tuition is free for students! Students are only required to buy the books their current year.
The program is 4 years. We have a Fall Semester and a Spring Semester. Fall typically runs from September to mid-December. Spring is from mid-January to May.
Upon completion of the apprenticeship program, you are awarded an Apprenticeship Completion Certificate from the Florida Department of Education, Division of Workforce Development. These credentials are recognized and respected by federal, state and relevant industries.
We have proudly been serving the South Florida Air Conditioning community for more than 20 years at the current location and prior to that for another 15 years at a different location in northern Palm Beach County.