Sumter Adult Education HVAC Student Graduates


    2680 West County Road 476
    Bushnell, Florida  33513

    Press Release


    2021 HVAC Graduate


    A celebration was held on May 17th 2021 at the Sumter Adult and Community Ed (SPA Campus) to recognize completers in the Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning /Refrigeration program.

    The HVAC Instructor, Guy Fraser and Micah Cook, Principal Sumter Adult Education, recognized Alvin Walker for his completion of the 750 hour HVAC program.  This three semester program prepares students for entry into the HVAC field or advanced training in the HVAC Industry.

    Successful completers, like Mr. Walker, will have obtained EPA Certification, which allows them to work with refrigerants. Additionally the program provides training on the basic principles of air conditioning and refrigeration that apply to both commercial and residential systems, as well as elements of the industry such as planning, management, finance, and technical and production skills. The program also focuses on the underlying principles of technology, health and safety, and environmental issues as pertains to the HVAC Industry.

    In addition to Mr. Walker other students were recognized for completion of the first and/or second semesters of the program. Completing the first semester was Javin Stroup and completing the second semester were students Manny Garcia, Brian Gill Jr. and Harry Kalkai.





    CASAS GOALS Exemptions

    Students who possess a college degree at the Associate of Applied Science level or higher; who have completed or are exempt from the college entry-level examination (a student who entered 9th grade in a Florida public school in the 2003-2004 school year, or any year thereafter, and earned a Florida standard high school diploma or a student who is serving as an active duty member of any branch of the United States Armed Services); or who have passed a state, national, or industry licensure exam are exempt from meeting the Basic Skills requirement. Exemptions from state, national or industry licensure are limited to the certifications listed on the Basic Skills and Licensure Exemption List which may be accessed from the FLDOE CTE Resources webpage.

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    Sumter County Schools does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, gender, age, disability, pregnancy, or marital status in its educational programs, services, or activities, or in its hiring or employment practices. The district also provides equal access to its facilities to the Boy Scouts and other patriotic youth groups, as required by the Boys Scouts of America Equal Access Act.


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