Trade School Lancaster, CA
The trade school at Charter College Lancaster offers two programs to choose from: a HVAC certificate and a degree completion program in the trades. The Lancaster campus is located at 43141 Business Center Pkwy, Suite 102.
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HVAC Training Lancaster, CA
Program length: 10 months
HVAC training at Charter College Lancaster can be completed in less than a year.
HVAC training program focuses on the installation, maintenance, and repair of heating, air conditioning, ventilation, and refrigeration systems and prepares students to seek entry-level employment as HVAC/R Technicians.
Students will be trained in:
- System troubleshooting
- Maintenance skills
- Environmental systems
Projected Job Growth (2012-2022)1
Heating, Air Conditioning,
|Sheet Metal Worker||16.7%|
|Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters||22.7%|
|General Maintenance and Repair Workers|
Applied Technology Degree Lancaster, CA
Program length: 5 months
The Associate of Applied Science in Applied Technology program is designed for trade and craft professionals who have competed a certificate or substantial coursework in a trade program such as welding, plumbing, electrician, or HVAC (admission requirements apply). The program includes coursework in project management and customer service, coursework in oral and written communication, ethics, and advanced office software. Graduates receive training in the professional side of the trade. Upon successful completion of the program, students could be better postioned to advance their careers in their chosen trade.
Apply effective verbal and written communication strategies consistent with the standards and best practices of the Applied Technology professional. Demonstrate knowledge and application of word processing and spreadsheet software as needed in the Applied Technology fields.
- Apply critical thinking skills and logic in order to evaluate and solve problems.
- Articulate an understanding of the ethical framework and professional code of conduct necessary to make appropriate decisions as an Applied Technology professional.
- Analyze and apply project management concepts using project management software.
- Apply customer service skills and knowledge necessary to successfully engage and collaborate with customers and clients.