Expansion of high school construction program
High school students will explore construction apprenticeships, while learning through hands-on labs and field trips to work sites. Participating students will receive free tools, work boots and personal protective equipment. They will earn college credit from LLCC as well as certification from the National Center for Construction Education and Research and be trained in OSHA 10 construction safety, CPR, forklift and aerial lift. Read more about the program.
Degree and certificate programs
Residential and Commercial Construction • Brick Masonry • Carpentry • Plumbing • Residential Wiring
Acquire hands-on experience to build your skillset for the growing industry of construction trades. LLCC’s program 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.
Degrees & Certs
LLCC offers the following programs to successfully equip you for a career in construction occupations.
For fall 2023, spring 2024 and summer 2024, building maintenance (BDM) classes have a tuition rate of $205.50 per credit hour for in-district residents. All other classes in the program have a standard in-district rate of $137 per credit hour. Get more information on tuition and fees.
Students are expected to have a basic set of construction tools. Books sold separately.
Learn more about cost of attendance.
There are ways to get help paying for college. Learn more about paying for college.
Residential Construction • Certificate of Achievement
Program costs as of August 2023:
- Tuition and fees: $6,967.00
- Books: $1,277.45
- Tools: $186.66
- Total: $8,431.11
Questions and tours
Ready to enroll?
Schedule a meeting with Darla! Grab 45 minutes with us, and we will work with you to understand our programs, admission requirements and steps to enroll! These well-paying careers need trained workers now and in the future. Contact Darla Cochran, workforce enrollment specialist, at 217-786-2407 or Darla.Cochran@llcc.edu.
Note: After booking, you will receive an email and text confirmation. Please make sure to check your email spam/junk folders for the confirmation. Depending on your spam filter settings, your conformation may have been delivered there.
Explore available construction classes in LoggerCentral. Students need to consult with program director/enrollment specialist before registering.