Construction Trades

Florida Technical College has been offering education and training for trade careers for more than 30 years. In our electrical, welding, HVAC/R with PLC (heating, ventilation, air conditioning, and refrigeration with PLC diploma) 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.

Diploma
Programs

Electrical

The Electrical Diploma Program provides 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. Graduates from this program will be able to fill positions such as an electrician’s helper in residential and construction firms in the electrical trade industry.

English Program   |   Spanish Program

HVAC/R with PLC

The HVAC/R with PLC Diploma Program offers the 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 program also incorporates a computer component, programmable logic controller (PLC). Graduates from this 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.

English Program   |   Spanish Program

Welding

The Welding Diploma Program offers the technical 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. 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 program will prepare students for entry-level employment in the field of welding. Graduates from this program will be able to fill positions such as a welding helper in residential and construction firms in the electrical trade industry.

Learn More

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 FTC campus nearest you. You can tour our modern labs and meet with our instructors who work in this field.

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Electrical (Diploma)Available in Cutler BayAvailable in DeLandAvailable in KissimmeeAvailable in LakelandAvailable in OrlandoAvailable in Pembroke Pines 
HVAC/R with PLC (Diploma)Available in Cutler BayAvailable in DeLandAvailable in Kissimmee  Available in Pembroke Pines 
Welding (Diploma)  Available in Kissimmee    

Electrical (Diploma)

DeLandAvailable in DeLand
KissimmeeAvailable in Kissimmee
KissimmeeAvailable in Lakeland
Pembroke PinesAvailable in Pembroke Pines

HVAC/R with PLC (Diploma)

Cutler BayAvailable in Cutler Bay
DeLandAvailable in DeLand
KissimmeeAvailable in Kissimmee
Pembroke PinesAvailable in Pembroke Pines