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Chemeketa Apprenticeship Resources

Select HVAC/R or Sheet Metal on the side bar for specific information.

Make the Most of Your Apprenticeship

  • Associate of Applied Science Degree (AAS)

    Apprentices may receive the Certificate in Construction Trades, General Apprenticeship in your specialization.

    Complete the 60 required APR credit hours with a C or better; earn your journey-level card; and take three additional courses:

    • MTH 095, Intermediate Algebra (or higher)
    • WR 115, Introduction to Composition (or higher)
    • PSY 101, General Psychology (or higher)

    Apprentices may receive the AAS degree in Construction Trades, General Apprenticeship, HVAC/R Specialization.

    Complete the 52 required APR credit hours with a C or better; earn your journey-level card; and take six additional courses:

    • MTH 095, Intermediate Algebra (or higher)
    • WR 121, Writing 121 (or higher)
    • CIS 101, Introduction to Microcomputers
    • COMM 111, Speech 111, Fundamentals of Speech
    • PSY 101, General Psychology (or higher)
    • ECON 202, Introduction to Macroeconomics
  • Financial Aid

    Financial Aid

    Apprentices may be eligible for financial aid.

    Tips

    On the Free Application for Students Aid (FAFSA), enter "less than half-time" as your enrollment level, if you are only taking apprenticeship courses.

    On your Chemeketa Admission Application, your track must be listed as Construction Trades, General Apprenticeship - HVAC/R (major code 0030 for the AAS degree or 0030 for the Certificate). Contact the Apprenticeship Office at 503.399.5255 for help changing your track.

  • Graduation

    Graduation

    You are welcome to participate in Chemeketa’s graduation ceremony to celebrate your successful completion of your apprenticeship.

    Follow the link to learn how to participate.

  • Heartsaver CPR/First Aid Training

    Next training ~ to be announced

    Hours will count towards seat time for Chemeketa apprentices.

    Questions? email Apprenticeship or call 503.399.5255.