Industry Certification & State Credential Exams
Industry certifications make you more employable.
You will be prepared to take an approved state and/or nationally recognized industry certification or licensure exam in your field of study.
College Credit Transfer Opportunity and/or Advanced Credit
Upon completion of the program and meeting eligibility requirements, including the attainment of an aligned industry credential, students may be awarded credits toward an Associate Degree by Broward College or the Florida College System. Students must enroll in Broward College within 2 years of completing their program at either Atlantic, McFatter or Sheridan Technical College. Additional college credit may be awarded with the attainment of additional industry credentials.
ARCHITECTURE AND CONSTRUCTION
You’re not like everyone else! Neither are we! Experience the difference a career education can make. Experience Broward’s Technical Colleges; Atlantic, McFatter and Sheridan.
Program Length: 1350 hours / approx. 12 months – full time
A/C jobs are cool! Instruction includes classroom and lab experiences that enable the student to be job ready and become proficient in the installation, repair, and maintenance of domestic and commercial air conditioning, refrigeration and heating systems. Heavy emphasis is placed on electrical systems.
Program Length: 900 hours
Build your future by joining the Building and Construction industry. Students who successfully complete this program may be employed in the Construction Industry as a Building Construction Assistant, Building Maintenance Technician, or as a helper to a Journeyman or other skilled laborer in the areas of Carpentry, Masonry, Electricity, Plumbing, HVAC and Painting.
Program Length: 600 hours each course
The Carpentry 1 and 2 programs prepare students for employment in the carpentry industry by teaching the skills of cutting, shaping, and installing building materials during the construction of buildings, ships, timber bridges, concrete formwork, etc. Instruction includes planning, management, finance, technical and production skills, underlying principles of technology, labor issues, community issues, and health, safety, and environmental issues.
Program Length: 1500 hours
Instruction is designed to provide experience in all aspects of this graphic language. Students begin their training by learning drafting principles and techniques using traditional manual drafting boards and tools. Advance to the extensive use of techniques and technology utilized to prepare two-dimensional Computer-Aided Design and Drafting (CADD) work using AutoCAD, three dimensional Building Information and Modeling (BIM) drawings using Revit and advanced mechanical design drawings using SolidWorks.
Program Length: 1200 hours
Get Plugged In! Learn basic electrical principles, residential wiring, commercial wiring, blueprint reading; installation of conduit, and safe work practices. Program content also includes interpreting national and local electrical codes.
Special Note: With additional successful testing, the completion of this program may be used as a substitute for the first year of an Electrical Apprenticeship Program. Graduating students are encouraged to pursue taking the Broward County Electrical Journeyman License exam.
Program Length: 60 hours
This program focuses on training in plumbing for residential, commercial and industrial systems. Student will be instructed on soldering, blueprint reading, cutting/joining pipes, and interpreting national and local plumbing codes. Also, the students will master the understanding of all aspects of the plumbing industry’s planning, management, finance, technical and production skills.