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 laborers is projected to grow 12.4 percent from 2016 through 2026, according to the U.S. Department of Labor. During that same time period, employment of brick masons is expected to grow 10.3 percent. 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 construction laborers was $35,800 and was $50,950 for brick masons in 2018.
Degree and Certificate Programs
LLCC offers the following programs to successfully equip you for a career in construction occupations. Learn more about the course requirements for each program:
Time to completion: 2 years
Time to completion: 15 months
Investment in Your Future
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 2020-2021 academic year (fall 2020, spring 2021 and summer 2021), these BDM, ARH and WEL courses are $199.50 per credit hour for in-district residents. Architecture (ACT) courses also have a variable tuition rate and are $166.25 per credit hour for in-district residents. All other courses in the program have the standard in-district rate of $133.00 per credit hour. Fees are $11 per credit hour. Get more information on tuition and fees.
Students are expected to have a basic set of construction tools.
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Grab 45 minutes with us and we will work with you to understand our programs, admission requirements and steps to enroll! From lineman and electricians, to welding, HVAC, and automotive technology, these well-paying careers need trained workers now and in the future. Set up your meeting here.
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