Apprenticeship Training

Most individuals starting out in the p-h-c field begin as an apprentice, where they are often paid as they learn the trade. The PHCC Educational Foundation’s apprentice and journeyman training programs are designed to help develop a highly skilled, well-educated workforce for the improvement of the industry.

Take a look at the many resources below to get an idea of the variety of programs available to train future industry workers, who can “earn as they learn.”


  • PHCC Academy – Online Plumbing & HVAC Apprenticeship

    The PHCC Educational Foundation offers plumbing and HVACR apprentice courses for apprentices who need a non-traditional method of receiving their apprenticeship-related instruction.

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  • Instructor Resources

    We know how difficult it is to find qualified instructors for apprentice training programs. We're here to help.

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  • Plumbing Assessment Tests

    The Foundation’s Plumbing Assessment Tests, available through NOCTI, help determine apprentice's understanding of the concepts and practices taught in our apprenticeship curriculum. They can also be used by business owners as a pre-employment evaluation for job candidates.

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  • Apprentice Textbooks and Simulation Training

    The PHCC Educational Foundation is proud to offer a four-year series of textbooks and related instructor materials for HVACR.

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  • CONNECT 2019EVENT

    From business strategies that keep you grounded to new technologies and workforce ideas that let your dreams fly, CONNECT 2018 gives p-h-c contractors and technicians a unique 360-degree view of the best paths for success.

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