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ABOUT ALPHA TRADESMEN ACADEMY
Online Technical Education High in Value and Quality
Alpha Tradesmen Academy offers online training for aspiring tradespeople of any level of experience. Our program differs from many online trade schools because it pairs online-based lessons with hands-on experience in the field to provide a well-rounded technical education. Our method allows and encourages apprentices to work alongside current, more experienced technicians. This way, the apprentices can earn money and experience while training on their own time with Alpha Tradesmen Academy’s 24/7 online access to lessons, quizzes, exams, and more. Business owners benefit from using our program as well. Our system means that apprentices can receive professional training without losing the working hours and dealing with the expenses of sending them to traditional trade schools. In as little as six months, employers can see their number of professionally trained technicians doubled with Alpha Tradesmen Academy’s groundbreaking online program.
Quality Online Trade Programs
Since 2017, Alpha Tradesmen Academy has been offering high-quality, professional training to aspiring tradespeople of all ages, backgrounds, and experience levels. Founded by an Air Force veteran, Alpha Tradesmen Academy seeks to bring the same dedication to responsibility, hard work, and honor that the armed forces foster and cultivate.
Our Mission Statement
Alpha Tradesmen Academy seeks to provide professional training to the next generation of tradespeople. Simply put, the lack of new entrants in the trade field and the retirement of older technicians have created a shortage of professionally trained tradespeople. To solve this issue, we have developed a system that utilizes online training with the kind of hands-on learning that only working in the field. We desire to not only educate our apprentices and help them and their employers financially. We also aim to instill a higher level of confidence that they have been given the tools to perform almost any job they are called to do.
Online Training is the Future
While the current situation in the trade industries has its issues, we at Alpha Tradesmen Academy see a bright future for employers and tradespeople alike. We seek to break down the barriers that many companies and future technicians are facing by making it easier than ever to receive professional, up-to-date training from experienced instructors. By eliminating the financial, time-related, and other obstacles, Alpha Tradesmen Academy sets out to reinvigorate the trade industries and improve the lives and careers of both trade business owners and their employees. Beginning with plumbing, we seek to expand our program to other trades, such as roofing, electrical, HVAC, and more in the future, to meet the diverse demands of the trade industries.
Meet Our Team
Alpha Tradesmen Academy is the product of an entire team’s work and dedication to providing the most value for our clients. Our instructors’ words come from their many years of experience in their respective fields.
Lead instructor Robert Keith has over 35 years of experience in the plumbing industry. He received his training through the United States Air Force at Sheppard Air Force Base in Texas. After four years as a plumber and pipefitter, Robert served seven years as an instructor for the Air Force Civilian Service. Afterward, he worked as a foreman for a large plumbing company in Bakersfield, CA, and later owned and operated a company in Lancaster, CA. Robert founded Knoxville Plumbing in Knoxville, TN, in 2004. He would go on to become the lead plumbing instructor for Alpha Tradesmen Academy. Robert owns a master plumbing license in the state of Tennessee and has previously held master plumbing licenses in California and South Carolina.
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FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
Alpha Tradesmen Academy is designed to train students of all experience levels. Our online trade programs start by teaching the basics of the field in the Certified Service Technician course. Lessons in these courses will introduce even completely novice students to the theory, tools, materials, and methods they need to know to enter their respective trades. Likewise, more experienced students will also benefit from our programs, since they provide students with up-to-date information on modern practices, techniques, and equipment.
In the past, traditional trade schools forced students to arrange their schedules around attending classes and taking quizzes and tests. Since all of Alpha Tradesmen Academy’s resources are available online, students can watch video lessons and take assessments at their own time and pace. Our program works along with the hands-on experience students will gain while working as apprentices, so it is designed to be flexible with students’ working hours and personal lives. MOBILE FRIENDLY
Students gain access to Alpha Tradesmen Academy’s video lessons and assessments for a year upon enrolling in a course. This system allows students who have completed the course to rewatch the videos if they need a refresher course before embarking on a job. Our online lessons are available 24/7 on our mobile-friendly site, making it easy to watch the videos anytime.
Students of Alpha Tradesmen Academy are strongly encouraged to become apprentices with local companies to earn real-world experience in the field. Our program was made to work alongside the experience students will gain as apprentices. With our system, students will be able to work and earn wages as apprentices and train online on their own time.
The convenient badge system is unique to Alpha Tradesmen Academy. All of our online trade programs are divided into courses that cover a specific subject within the trade. After completing all of the video lessons, quizzes, and final exam in the course, students are awarded the corresponding badge. These badges help students, business owners, and coworkers easily understand the subjects in which students have or have not been trained.