Training Southwest Florida's Finest Apprentices of the Trades



Donna J. Beasley Tri-County Apprenticeship Academy is a not for profit 501c3 organization that provides a four year Apprenticeship Training Program located in Fort Myers, Florida. TCAA is Registered Apprenticeship Program with the State of Florida and the Department of Education via the division of Career and Adult Education.  We service a five county area to include: Collier, Charlotte, Lee, Glades and Hendry counties. 

TCAA has the following programs:

  • Electrical
  • Heating & Air Conditioning Refrigeration
  • Plumbing
  • Pipefitting
  • Fire Sprinkler Fitters
  • Sheet Metal

Additional Course:

  • NATE Certification Review Course
  • Electrical Journeyman Prep
  • Plumbing Journeyman Prep

Our Curriculum is nationally recognized though the National Center for Construction Education and Research. The apprentices are required to take and complete all four years of apprenticeship training which includes 10 hours OSHA certification in addition to their regular classroom instruction. Apprentices are required to work 2,000 hours of on-the-job training and complete a minimum of 144 hours related classroom instruction for their specific trade.