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Construction Apprenticeship Fire Sprinkler System Technology
Type: Career Certificate
Major Code: FRSPK-VC
CIP: 0846050202

Program Description

Apprenticeship training at Seminole State College is provided in conjunction with local contractors and construction associations. Areas of study include building maintenance, commercial ventilation, air conditioning and refrigeration, electricity and fire sprinkler technology.

Training covers a specified period of time during which the apprentice learns a skill or trade under the supervision of a competent craftsman. Each apprentice must complete specified hours of on-the-job training and related classroom instruction. Standards provide for a schedule of work processes, from simple to the most complex, which the apprentice must follow during the on-the-job training. The apprentice’s wages increase as skills and knowledge increase.

This is a limited-access program. Candidates must:

Have approval from an apprenticeship coordinator to register for classes;
Apply and be accepted at Seminole State College;
Be at least 18 years of age;
Be physically capable of performing the work of the trade;
Be able to read and write English;
Provide proof of Florida residency for the waiver status;
Be employed by a sponsoring company.
All students in registered apprenticeship programs are exempt from taking the basic skills exam.
Students interested in college credit courses must:

Meet with apprenticeship coordinator;
Provide official transcripts indicating a standard high school diploma or equivalent.

Seminole State College

Seminole State College is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) to award associate and baccalaureate degrees. Questions about the accreditation of Seminole State College of Florida may be directed in writing to the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, GA 30033-4097, by calling 404.679.4500, or by using information available on SACSCOC’s website (www.sacscoc.org).