Northeast Florida Builders Association Apprenticeship offers Jacksonville residents trade courses and apprenticeship programs. These programs serve an integral role in the growth and development of Northeast Florida’s workforce by providing training in carpentry, plumbing, electrical, sheet metal, and HVAC trades. Its four-year apprenticeship program is recognized by the NCCER. NEFBA currently has more than 1,800 graduates who practice their trade, work as supervisors, or have their firms. It has been providing accredited training spanning almost half a century.
Tulsa Welding School (TWS) has been training students in the skilled trades since 1949. TWS Jacksonville offers programs in welding, heating, ventilation, air conditioning (HVAC), refrigeration, and commercial and electrical wiring. Our training is for individuals looking for entry-level and advanced career opportunities as welders, electricians, and HVAC/R Technicians in industries like aerospace and aviation, automotive shops, shipbuilding, construction, climate control, and manufacturing. TWS Jacksonville admits people graduating from high school, changing careers, or transitioning from the military to civilian life. Its flexible schedules allow learners to attend classes at their convenient time.
CDA Technical Institute provides training and job placement assistance to individuals in Jacksonville. The technical school offers a fully accredited, IMCA-recognized 20-week driver training program, adhering to the International Standards of the Diver Certification Board of Canada. It also trains individuals in underwater welding and other skills, such as underwater salvage, pipeline construction repair, and rigging, through its AMGCD - Underwater Welding program. Additionally, the institution has advanced training electives for dive medical technicians and hyperbaric technicians, as well as a stand-alone 26-week high-voltage line training program.
Jones Technical Institute in Jacksonville is a nonprofit institution that offers career training for individuals through technical-vocational courses. The company is a member of the Compass Rose Foundation’s Integrated Education System which has been around for more than 70 years. Its program offerings include commercial truck driving, automotive technology, diesel technology, marine and RV technology, and HVAC repair. J-Tech Institute is affiliated with trade organizations such as the Florida Trucking Association and The Transportation Club of Jacksonville which help students get hired after graduation.
Concorde is a trade school that has been serving the Jackson metro for over 50 years. Students looking to pursue careers in the healthcare industry can choose from over 20 programs, whether they are seeking to secure positions as physical therapists, pharmacy technicians, or dental assistants. The school also offers a medical assistant course, which covers medical record preparation and diagnostic test sample collection. Individuals who enroll in the medical laboratory technician program can learn about conducting tests involving various bodily fluids. Concorde Career Colleges has 17 campuses across eight states.
Florida Career College - Jacksonville is an institution accredited by the Commission of the Council on Occupational Education. It offers vocational and trade school programs around the fields of automotive technician, electrical technician, and HVAC. Its curriculum is built based on the skills that employers are typically looking for when filling vacant entry-level positions. The school conducts classes that provide hands-on training and real-world experience whether students are taking healthcare, business, or trades courses. Admitting students from different age groups, instructors also provide flexible class schedules.