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Recognizing Inaugural PPATEC 10-Week HVAC & Energy Professional Program Graduates

On July 11, 2022 PPATEC (Pennsylvania Petroleum Association Technical Education Center) launched our inaugural 10-Week HVAC & Energy Professional Program. This program was the result of a multi-year effort that included a building expansion, Pennsylvania Department of Education certification, and Veteran Affairs approval. Course curriculum for the 400-hour program includes electric, air conditioning, gas/oil heating, […]

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PPATEC Introduces New 10-Week HVAC & Energy Professional Program

PPATEC (Pennsylvania Petroleum Association Technical Education Center) is excited to announce a new workforce development initiative called the 10-Week HVAC & Energy Professional Program. This gateway program was created to recruit and train new individuals into our industry. It will also serve as an onboarding training program for PPA members who hire entry level field […]

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PPATEC Completes Expansion of Training Facility

ADDITIONAL CLASSROOM SPACE WILL ACCOMMODATE GROWING HVAC AND ENERGY TRAINING DEMAND The Pennsylvania Petroleum Association (PPA) announced the completion of the most recent phase of the planned expansion of its training center in Middletown. The expansion brings the total floorplan to more than 4,000 square feet dedicated to HVAC and energy training programs. The PPA is […]

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PPA Hires New Director of Training & Workforce Development

PPA NAMES NEW DIRECTOR OF TRAINING & WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT DON MUMMA JOINS ASSOCIATION DURING A PERIOD OF GROWTH AND EXPANSION (MIDDLETOWN, Pa) — The PA Petroleum Association (PPA) announced today the hiring of Don Mumma as the association’s new Director of Training and Workforce Development. The PPA is a not-for-profit trade association representing 400+ energy […]

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