The program will be powered and accredited by the NCCER (National Center for Construction and Education Research) Connect online program.  The TN PHCC Apprentice School online program is registered as part of the national apprentice system with the US Department of Labor Employment and Training Administration– Office of Apprenticeship.

Fees include text books, online access  and onsite testing. Students must have access to a reliable internet provider to complete the course.

More information and registration details can be requested by completing the form on this page or email

Tennessee PHCC Online Apprentice Program

This training program is designed to provide students the opportunity to learn the textbook fundamentals of the HVAC or plumbing trades and will fill an education gap that exists outside of the Knoxville area.  The KAPHCC Apprentice School in Knoxville is successful as a brick-and-mortar school and the online program uses the same curriculum as the Knoxville program and will have regional testing and hands-on activities scheduled.

*Students within 45 miles of metro Knoxville will not be eligible for the online program due to the current KAPHCC Apprentice School program. 

  • Employers will have two options for their employees: the first option will be achievement with the NCCER credentials, (upon successful completion and passing of all test modules) and the second option will also include US Dept of Labor registration as a Certified Apprentice.

  • The apprentice will have 12 months to complete the course.

Registration Packet Includes:
- Registration Agreement for Apprentice
- Registration Agreement for Employer
- Fee Schedule
- Syllabus for Registered Course 

Contact Us for a Registration Packet *

  • Training course must be supplemented by the student's employer through on-the-job training

  • NCCER Certification is achieved by completing the on-line assignments for each module and passing a proctored Competency Test that will be scheduled in the apprentice’s area based on the number of students that register and their locations


Ph: 865-531-7422

Fax: 865-531-7045


1000 Dutch Valley Dr. Ste B, Knoxville, TN 37918



Tennessee Association of Plumbing-Heating-Cooling Contractors, Inc.