Explore Academic Programs - Construction Trades


Classes in building trades cover several different specialties and are available through associate degree or certificate programs in maintenance technology, carpentry trades, construction trades and building trades. These programs prepare students for the practical aspects of construction work and combine classroom study with hands-on instruction in using tools, handling materials and job-site safety. Students will learn about blueprints, carpentry, residential wiring and electricity, masonry, residential plumbing, cabinetmaking, interior and exterior painting and construction cost estimating.


Careers, Potential Earnings & Market Growth Rates


Degrees and Certificates

Delivery Mode

Associate of Applied Science - maintenance technology

Maintenance Technology

60 credit hours, two years full-time

Certificate of Completion

Building Trades - Self-Paced Certificate Level II

47 credit hours, three semesters full time

 

Certificate of Completion 

Carpentry Trades - Self-Paced Certificate Level I

30 credit hours, one year/two semesters full time

 

Certificate of Completion Level I - construction trades

Construction Trades - Self-Paced Certificate Level I

29 credit hours, one year/two semesters full time to complete