Apprenticeship CCP

Apprenticeship Programs

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Program Description

These CCP 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 CCP 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.


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

For More Information

Kent Hartwig,, (561) 868-3541

Employment Opportunities

Apprenticeships are available in:

Electrical Apprentice (5170)

Florida Electrical Apprenticeship 4 Year Program


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.

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