Florida Technical College has been offering education and training for trade careers for more than 40 years. In our electrical, welding, HVAC/R with PLC (heating, ventilation, air conditioning, and refrigeration with PLC diploma) training programs, you will learn the skills necessary to safely and accurately diagnose situations, compute the necessary calculations, and learn the skills needed for successful employment in a construction trades career.
Electrical with PLC
This Electrical Diploma Program prepares the college student with technical skills, training and practical knowledge to perform installation tasks, services, and repairs in the electrical trade specializing in PLC (Programmable Logic Controller). Florida Technical College graduates from this trade program will be able to fill positions as electrician helpers for service and construction firms in residential, commercial, and industrial businesses associated with the electrical trade industry.
The Electrical Diploma Program provides our college students with technical skills and practical knowledge, as well as the skills needed to perform installation tasks, provide service, and troubleshoot and repair residential, commercial, and industrial electrical systems. Florida Technical College graduates from this diploma training program will be able to fill positions such as an electrician’s helper in residential and construction firms in the electrical trade industry.
HVAC/R with PLC
The HVAC/R with PLC Diploma Program offers our college student the technical and practical knowledge and skills to perform installation tasks, and service and repairs in heating, refrigeration, and air conditioning situations. Our HVAC school training program also incorporates a computer component, programmable logic controller (PLC). Florida Technical College graduates from this diploma training program will be able to ﬁll positions such as refrigeration technician in manufacturing, construction ﬁrms, and refrigeration and air conditioning companies, as well as own their own business.
Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration (HVAC/R)
The Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration (HVAC/R) Diploma Program prepares college students with the knowledge and necessary skills to develop efficient and safety-minded technicians that will be able to fill an entry level position in the heating, ventilation, and air conditioning field. In addition, they will acquire the training and necessary skills, to perform installation tasks, service, and repairs for commercial and residential heating, refrigeration, and air conditioning equipment.
The Welding Diploma Program offers the technical training and practical knowledge needed to interpret manufacturing drawings and construction blueprints, calculate measures, as well as bend, cut, grind, and weld ferrous and nonferrous metals. Florida Technical College students will learn shield metal arc, gas-metal arc, flux core arc, gas-tungsten arc, and pipe welding. The welding program is classroom-based, with a combination of lecture and lab. The trade program will prepare students for entry-level employment in the field of welding. Graduates from this trade program will be able to fill positions such as a welding helper in residential and construction firms in the electrical trade industry.
In the Bachelor of Science Degree in Construction Management program students will be prepared to develop a career as Construction Managers. Students will analyze the management, supervision, direction, and coordination of the construction process. They will examine the importance of safety on site, prevention, personnel management, and investigation of accidents in diverse facilities. Students will debate the building construction codes and regulations. In addition, they will demonstrate knowledge of effective communication, project management, budgeting, scheduling, and logistics
The best way to see if going back to school and training for a career in construction trades is right for you is to visit the Florida Technical College campus nearest you. You can tour our modern labs and meet with our school instructors who work in this field.
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