Construction and Welding (Non-Credit)

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Begin or advance your career in the construction or sustainability industry at Central Piedmont. The college offers flexible, hands-on training, instruction, and exam prep for professional licensure through the Crowder Construction Institute. 

Explore Courses

Looking for course descriptions and cost information? Review the following Corporate and Continuing Education course catalog, or keep reading for course listings on this page. 

Spring Corporate and Continuing Education course catalog (PDF)


  • Course Listings

    • CIX 7000 Introduction to Carpentry
    • CIX 7006 Carpentry II 
    • CIX 7503 Carpentry Core Skills
    • CAB 8301 Introduction to Furniture and Cabinet Making
    • CIX 7504 Drywall, Doors, Trim, and Finishing

General Contractor’s License Exam Prep

  • Course Listings

    • CAR 7130 Residential Contractor's Exam Review
    • CAR 7131 Commercial Contractor's Exam Review

Licensing and Code Qualification

  • Course Listings

    • BPR 7004 Blueprint Reading and Estimating, Plus Home Methods
    • CAR 7101 Home Construction Methods and Details
    • CAR 8013 Professional Home Inspectors Training


  • Courses Available

    • PLU 7015 Backflow Assembly Tester Certification
    • PLU 7016 Backflow Prevention Assembly and Tester Recertification
    • PLU 8000 Residential/Commercial Plumbing CORE
    • PLU 8001 Residential/Commercial Plumbing Level 1


  • Courses Available

    • WLX 7121 AWS Welding Certification — Single Position Plate
    • WLX 7122 AWS Welding Certification — Multiple Position Plate
    • WLX 7123 AWS Welding Certification — Pipe Test

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I am in every sense of the word a product of Central Piedmont. Central Piedmont is my family, first and foremost. This has been the best job I have ever had. Brian Lucas, Associate Dean, Skilled Trades