CroppMetcalfe Academy was established in 1988 and was approved by the State to be an accredited training facility for Plumbing and HVAC.
About the Academy
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In 2017, graduates of our HVAC Academy were approved for State Testing Exemption in Maryland.
Certification from Virginia Department of Veterans Services and Maryland Army National Guard.
In 2019, graduates of our Plumbing Academy were approved for State Testing Exemption in Virginia.
Approval from Veterans Education, Transition, and Employment (VETE), RTI (Related Training Instructor), and SCHEV (State Council of Higher Education for Virginia) Private Postsecondary Education
A mixture of classroom instruction, hands-on lab work, and virtual training, using the latest 3-D simulator technology.
HVAC and Plumbing are industries that are always in-demand (just ask anyone with no heating/cooling or a flooded basement!). This means qualified, trained technicians have job security with room for advancement. The Academy is dedicated to offering Veterans and transitioning service members a career for life.
CroppMetcalfe Academy is a certified, standalone apprenticeship program where students get hands on training in HVAC and Plumbing. Each trade has its own four year program. When a student graduates, he or she will qualify to take their Journeyman’s exam.
We are currently accepting enrollment for our Fall Semester, starting August 20. Complete the interest form below and someone will be happy to discuss the program with you. We also offer additional training classes including NATE Training, EPA Prep and Testing, and HVAC and Plumbing Boot Camps.
The Academy is GI Bill approved and has Facility codes in Virginia and Maryland. To learn more about the CroppMetcalfe Academy Apprenticeship Programs head over to the Our Courses section of this site or use the links below to get details on specific courses we offer.