The Allied Construction Trades Department offers a wide variety of Academic and Professional degrees and certificates to meet the needs of our students and the construction industry. Day and night classes are available. AAS Degrees are offered in Electrical Trades, Heating Ventilation & Air Conditioning, Power Generation and Alternative Energy, and Refrigeration, Constrution Technology, and Welding.
A Level 1 certificate is offered in Air Conditioning and Heating, Electrical Trades, Power Generation and Alternative Energy, Construction, Plumbing, Welding and Refrigeration. Occupational Skills Award Certificates are offered in Air Conditioning Systems installation and Service, Power Generation and Alternative Energy.
Population growth and increased demands in the nation’s infrastructure have created a demand for skilled and certified technicians. The Allied Construction Trades Department offers programs designed to prepare students to begin a career in Construction, Plumbing, Air Conditioning and Heating, Electrical, Power Generation and Alternative Energy, and Welding Technologies. The Allied Construction Trades Department provides workforce training that meet or exceed certifications requirements from national organizations like the National Center for Construction Education and Research (NCCER). American Welding Society (AWS), Plumbing and Heating and Cooling Contractors (PHCC), The North American Board of Energy Practitioners (NABCEP).
The department works with the Continuing Education division to provide customized training for local employers and community-based organizations. Upon entering the job market, graduates are likely to begin their career as Carpenters, Plumbers, Electricians, HVAC Technicians, Power Generation Specialists and Welders.
Students should take the classes when offered or they may experience a one year delay in graduation. In some unique cases, credit can be given for industry experience or, alternatively, students can challenge a course by taking and passing a departmental exam. Regular tuition and fees apply when students challenge a course. Some programs have requirements for background checks and/or drug testing. Background checks and drug tests are at the student’s expense.
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