Construction and Trades

Are you interested in a versatile career with endless job opportunities?  Consider pursuing a degree or certificate in one of our construction and trades fields. Through these programs, you will be able to prepare for a job in various industries with the skills you need to advance your career. 

Career Options and Salary Information

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Accelerated Career Training

Step up from a job to a meaningful career. Accelerated Career Training through College and Career Readiness is focused, fast, and free.

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Air Conditioning, Heating, and Refrigeration Technology

Students in Central Piedmont's Air Conditioning, Heating, and Refrigeration program will learn refrigeration & heating theory, installations, &...

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Construction and Welding (Non-Credit)

Pursue a career in construction, carpentry, licensing, residential and commercial plumbing technology, and AWS welding certification and testing...

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Construction Management Technology

Prepare for a career in project management, superintendence, estimating, or as a skilled foremen.

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Electrical Systems Technology

The Electrical Systems Technology program will train you in the installation/maintenance of systems found in residential/commercial facilities.

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Nondestructive Examination Technology

We are one of only a handful of schools in the nation that offer an associate degree in the in-demand field of nondestructive examination.

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Sustainability Technologies

Start a career that will help you find and enforce best practices to reduce the environmental impact of engineering and construction.

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Clean Energy and Utilities (Non-Credit)

Central Piedmont's electrical lineworker training program will train you to become an entry-level electrical lineworker for a utility company.

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James Turner Institute of Welding Technology

Our faculty work closely with industry partners to provide highly customizable training programs to prepare you for this in-demand career.

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