Want a successful career? Want to further your education
without racking up debt? Get started on your path to a successful
career and enroll in the ARPEC education center today. ARPEC
has trained apprentices for successful careers in the high
demand field of air conditioning, refrigeration, and pipefitting
for over 60 years. The Apprenticeship Program is a great
balance of learning while you earn money working in the
Admission Requirements (5-Year Program)
Applications are accepted year round with a cutoff date at the
end of April of each year. A completed application will get
you started towards a career in the Air Conditioning, Refrigeration
and Pipefitting industry. All applicants must be at least 18
years of age and go through testing and interviewing in order
to be considered for the program. Here is how it works:
A processing fee of $60.00 is required when submitting an
application. We accept only cash or money order (payable
to ARPEC). Personal checks are not accepted.
Applications will not be accepted without payment.
- Applicants must apply in person and provide the following
documentation in order for us to process their application:
- Valid Florida Drivers License
- High School Diploma with Transcript or GED Certificate
- Out of Country Diplomas are accepted
- Birth Certificate
- Social Security Card
- Proof of Citizenship (i.e. permanent residency card)
- The Application is available on line, through the mail
or can be picked up at the school’s reception desk.
- Applicants will be required to take a State Aptitude
Test, Math Test and interview with the Education Committee
in order to be considered for the program. All applicants
are ranked based on their tests and interview scores. The
Education Committee decides on the number of apprentices
to be accepted based on the industry needs.
This procedure is in accordance with the Registered Standards
with the State of Florida.