Construction Trades Course Schedule

ID#CourseDatesDaysTimeCostLocation
124742HVAC Preventative Maintenance3/23-5/4Sa8a-4:30p$130.55KVW 105
124738Lead Renovation Paint and Repair4/5F8a-5p$195Ayden VT
127874Basic Electrical Wiring - Level II4/6-5/25Sa8a-4:30p$130.55VW 153
12473616-Hr Electrical License Renewal5/3-5/4FSa8a-5p$75Ayden VT
127872GMAW (MIG) Plate Welding5/20-7/24MW6p-10p$185.55MW 102
128118Framing & Carpentry6/1-7/27Sa8a-2:30p$130.55GS401
127870HVAC Preventative Maintenance6/1-7/13Sa8a-4:30p$130.55KVW 105
127873GTAW (TIG) Plate Welding6/3-7/31MW6p-10p$185.55MW 102
128118Blueprint Reading6/10-6/19MW6p-9p$75GS401
128116Intro to AutoCAD7/15-7/24MW6p-9p$75GS 402

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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.

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 8-week class will provide an overview of electrical wiring in relation to residential construction. You will be required to wear closed toe boot and long pants. 16 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 of framing by building a shed. You will learn how to read a tape measure, some basics of blueprint reading, as well as safe practices in building. You will also be taught the necessary codes to build to code. 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. You will also be introduced to the oxy-fuel cutting equipment with emphasis on straight line, curve, and bevel cutting. 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. 60 hours. Cost: Call Gail at 493-7625 for cost info.

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. 60 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. 

General HVAC Maintenance

This class will provide training in basic diagnostics and basic maintenance for residential HVAC systems. You will need to wear closed toe boots and long pants. You will also need safety glasses and mechanic gloves. Financial assistance is available to those who qualify and live in the city limits of Greenville. Contact Gail Nichols at 252-493-7625 for more info. Location: KVW 105. 48 hours. Cost: $130.55

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

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