Construction Trades Course Schedule

ID#CourseDatesDaysTimeCostLocation
129162CFC Refrigerant Certification8/10-8/24Sa8a-2:30p$75KVW 105A
129268GMAW (MIG) Plate Welding8/16-11/23F
Sa
6p-10p
8a-4:30p
$185.55MW 102
129743Shielded Metal Arc Welding9/6-11/15F6p-10p$185.55MW 101
129498Blueprint Reading9/9-9/18MW6p-9p$75GS 301
129174Basic Electrical Wiring Level I9/10-10/31TTh6p-9p$130.55VEW 153
129301Framing & Carpentry9/14-11/9Sa8a-2:30p$130.55CIT 133
129168HVAC Preventative Maintenance10/5-11/16Sa8a-4:30p$130.55KVW 105A
129241Lead Renovation Paint & Repair10/9W8a-5p$195Ayden VT
129501Intro to AutoCAD10/14-10/23MW6p-9p$75GS 402
12924016-Hr Electrical License Renewal12/6-12/7FSa8a-5p$75Ayden VT

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Pre-Licensing trade classes are available on demand! Call Gail Nichols at 252.493.7625 or Wendy Dunbar at 252.493.7528 if interested. Learn more about Construction Trades here.

Lead Renovation Repair & Painting Certification

Become certified in lead-safe practices! You will be able to renovate, repair or paint a pre-1978 dwelling. Instructor: Ray Hardee. 8 hours. Cost: $195

Electrical License Renewal

This course provides the 8 or 16 hours of continuing education required by the North Carolina Electrical Board to maintain a current electrical license. Instructor: Ray Hardee. 16 hours. Cost: $75

Electrical Wiring

This class will provide you with a basic understanding of Electrical Wiring in relation to Residential Construction. 48 hours. Cost: $130.55

Basic Electrical Wiring – Level II

If you have taken Basic Electrical Wiring – Level I and are looking to continue your learning, this class is for you! We will build upon the skills you learned in Level I as they relate to bending pipe, as well as running conduit. Instructor: Jeff Vaughan. 16 hours. Cost: $130.55

Framing & Carpentry

Learn the basics in building materials and tools, as well as OSHA safety rules and basic blueprint reading. Instructor: Donnie Mozingo. Tuition aid is available for those who qualify. 48 hours. Cost: $130.55

Gas Tungsten Arc Welding Level I

Explore a basic introduction to TIG, Fillet Welds, Butts, and lap joints. You will learn to weld a T-Joint and corner as well as a Flat V-Groove and numerous positions. You will also be introduced to Aluminum. Instructors: Kirk Newkirk and Robert Jimenez. 60 hours. Cost: $185.55.

Gas Tungsten (MIG) Welding

Introduction to metal arc welding processes. You will learn to perform fillet welds on carbon steel with prescribed electrodes in the flat, horizontal, vertical, overhead, and flat groove. 60 hours. Cost: $185.55.

Blueprint Reading

You will be introduced to the basic principles of blueprint reading. Topics will include line types, orthographic projections, dimensioning methods, and notes. Upon completion, you should be able to interpret basic blueprints and visualize the features of a part. Instructor: Baerik Campbell. 12 hours. Cost: $75

Shielded Metal Arc Welding

Learn more about the SMAW (Shielded Metal Arc Welding) process. Emphasis is placed on padding, fillet, and groove welds in various positions with SMAW electrodes. Upon completion, you will be able to perform SMAW fillet and groove welds on carbon plate with prescribed electrodes as well as be able to oxy-fuel cut metals of varying thickness. Offered in English and Spanish. Instructor: Charles Newkirk. Location: MW 101. 40 hours. Cost: $185.55.

GMAW (MIG) Plate Welding

You will be introduced to the metal arc welding processes. Topics include equipment setup, fillet, and groove welds with emphases on application of GMAW electrodes on carbon steel plate. Upon completion, you should be able to perform fillet welds on carbon steel with prescribed electrodes in the flat, horizontal, vertical, overhead and flat groove. Long pants and closed toe shoes are required. Taught in English and Spanish. Location: MW 102. 96 hours. Cost: $185.55. 

GTAW (TIG) Plate Welding

You will be introduced to the gas tungsten (TIG) arc welding processes. Emphasis will be placed on advancing skills with the GTAW process, making groove welds on carbon steel plate and pipe in various positions. Upon completion, you should be able to perform groove welds with prescribed electrodes on various join geometry. Long pants and steel toe shoes are required. Taught in English and Spanish. Location: MW 102. 68 hours. Cost: $185.55. 

HVAC Preventative Maintenance

Are you interested in learning about refrigeration concepts? Through hands-on training, you will learn basic diagnostics and preventative maintenance for residential HVAC systems. A CFC certification will be offered to those who pass the EPA exam. You will need to wear closed toe boots and long pants. Also required are safety glasses and mechanic gloves. Location: KVW 105. 48 hours. Cost: $130.55

CFC Refrigerant Certification

This course covers the requirements for the EPA certification examinations. Topics include small appliances, high pressure systems, and low pressure systems. Upon completion, you should be able to demonstrate knowledge of refrigerants and be prepared for the EPA certification examinations. Location: KVW 105A. 18 hours. Cost: $75

Intro to AutoCAD

You will be introduced to basic 2D drafting commands through AutoCAD software. Topics include orthographic drawing, editing drawings, file management, layout, scaling and plotting files. Upon completion, you should be able to produce and plot a 2D mechanical or architectural CAD drawing. Instructor: Baerik Campbell. 12 hours. Cost: $75