Residential and Commercial Construction • Brick Masonry • Carpentry • Plumbing • Residential Wiring
Key Program Features
Acquire hands-on experience to build your skill set for the growing industry of construction trades. LLCC’s program, located at our Taylorville Outreach Center, provides students with practical experience in various facets of the construction trades including blueprint reading, carpentry, masonry, plumbing, wiring and more. Students can earn a certificate or applied science degree. Graduates of our program may work as construction laborers, construction supervisors/foremen, brick masons and construction carpenters.
Employment of construction-related occupations is projected to grow 10 percent from 2014 through 2024, according to the U.S. Department of Labor. Overall growth in the economy and population is projected to increase the demand for new buildings, roads and other structures, which will create new job openings for construction-related occupations. The median annual wage for all construction-related occupations was nearly $44,000 in May 2016.
Degree and Certificate Programs
LLCC offers the following programs to successfully equip you for a career in construction occupations. Learn more about the courses for each program:
Time to completion: 2 years
Time to completion: 15 months
This program falls under regulations for “Gainful Employment in a Recognized Occupation.” LLCC provides the gainful employment information for Residential Construction • Certificate of Achievement in compliance with the “Program Integrity” and “Gainful Employment in a Recognized Occupation” regulations as defined by the U.S. Department of Education (34 CFR 668.8).
Investment in Your Future
Students are expected to have a basic set of construction tools.
Building maintenance (BDM); air conditioning, refrigeration and heating (ARH) and welding (WEL) courses (except ARH 210 and WEL 102) have a variable tuition rate. For the 2018-2019 academic year, these BDM, ARH and WEL courses are $194.25 per credit hour for in-district residents. Architecture (ACT) courses also have a variable tuition rate and are $161.75 per credit hour for in-district residents. All other courses in the program run the standard rate of $129.50 per credit hour. Fees are $11 per credit hour. Get more information on tuition and fees.
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