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HVAC Day Program

HVAC 10 week day program to begin in January 2018.  Class will be held Monday thru Thursday 11:00 am - 3:00 pm each day at the Pawtucket facility. This class will total 156 hours of training which is equivalent to Level 1.

If you would like to attend please complete this registration form and return it with your tuition.  If you have any questions please 401-305-3510 ext 13 and speak with Kristen.

Registration is open for the 2017/2018 school year.

If you are ready to sign up for class the registration form is here.  Fill it out, print it and send it in with tuition. Deadline for this year is September 2nd.  Before classes start you will receive an enrollment confirmation and schedule for class.

Instructors Needed in the Following Trades:

Craft Laborer, Electrical, HVAC, and Pipefitting

Do you or someone you know enjoy their trade and want to help other lean?  RICTA is looking for individuals like this.  The school has openings in the above trades for part time teaching.  Five (5) years as a journeyman and the desire to teach is all it takes.  Classes are scheduled to get underway the 3rd seek in September they run until April. Each class is two (2) nights per week from 6 - 9 pm. RICTA uses the nationally recognized NCCER curriculum which is approved by the RI Department of Apprenticeship.

To learn more please contact Kristen at 401-305-3510 ext 13 or kristen@ricta.org.


About Us

R I Construction Training Academy (RICTA) has been training apprentices in Rhode Island since 1992.  RICTA is a state approved apprenticeship program.  The curriculum used Contren Learning Series has been developed by the NCCER* 

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The apprenticeship classes are designed to meet the state requirement of training, 144 hours each year.  Upon completion of the program along with on-the-job training hours, the student will be eligible to register for the state license exam.

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Multiple scholarships are available to anyone interested in entering into the Merit Shop construction industry.

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Monday/Wednesday Classes

  • Carpentry Years 2, 3 & 4
  • Electrical Year 2
  • HVAC Year 1
  • Painting
  • Pipefitting Year 1
  • Sheet Metal Years 2, 3 & 4
  • Sheet Metal Year 1 (non ACS employees)
  • Sprinkler Fitting Years 1, 2, 3 & 4

       Class schedule

Tuesday/Thursday Classes

  • Carpentry Year 1
  • Electrical Year 1
  • Electrical Years 3 & 4
  • HVAC Years 2, 3, 4 & 5
  • Pipefitting Years 2, 3, 4 & 5
  • Roofing
  • Sheet Metal Year 1 (Atlantis Comfort System employees only)