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Apprenticeship Training

Miami-Dade County Public Schools’ Adult Education Division has established contractual relationships with major joint apprenticeship committees in the county. Most, if not all of the committees require high school graduation and passage of Algebra prior to admission into training. A selection committee meets annually and determines, based on labor market forecasts, who and how many new apprentices will be admitted into the various programs. Apprenticeship opportunities consist of a minimum of 150 hours of classroom training and 1,500 hours of paid employment annually. The recruitment process includes an annual organized effort to make graduating seniors aware of this type of training opportunity. Apprenticeship training is available in the following areas:

  • Air Conditioning, Refrigeration and Pipefitting Technicians
  • Electricians
  • Heat and Frost Insulators
  • Plumbers
  • Sheet Metal Workers

For more information about the Earn While You Learn program, please contact the training instructor at the individual joint apprenticeship organizations or Mr. Scott Parker, Vice Principal at Miami Lakes Educational Center & Technical College (305) 557-1100 Ext. 2231.

PROGRAM ADDRESSCONTACT INFORMATION
Air Conditioning, Refrigeration and Pipefitting 13201 NW 45th Avenue Opa-Locka, FL 33054
Phone: (305) 685-0311
Phone: (305) 685-0311
Website: www.arpec.org
Electrician
1601 NW 17th Avenue Miami, FL 33125
Phone: (305) 324-7578
Phone: (305) 324-7578
Website: www.njatc.org
Heat and Frost Insulators 13000 NW 47th Avenue Opa-Locka, FL 33054
Phone: (305) 681-0679
Phone: (305) 681-0679
Website: www.insulators.org
Plumbing 14105 NW 58th Ct Miami Lakes, FL 33014
Phone: (305) 822-9411
Phone: (305) 822-9411
Website: www.plumbers519.com
Sheet Metal20401 NE 15th Ct North Miami Beach, FL 33179
Phone: (305) 651-8692
Phone: (305) 651-8692
Website: www.smw32.org