Construction & Trade Courses

The Construction and Trade industries currently have a high demand for skilled labor.  We offer a variety of courses to help students acquire skills needed to be successful in today’s workforce.

Please select the appropriate category below to see current offerings.

Blacksmithing

This course teaches introductory blacksmithing techniques. Students must have accident insurance, which can be purchased from the college. Equipment needed: safety glasses, welding shield, welding jacket, welding gloves, work boots, and proper clothing. Call 336-506-4200 or 336-506-4307 for more information. Instructor: Miranda Kotarba

Registration is not complete until payment has been received.
Location: ACC Hours: 32 Fee: $129.50
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Please visit our Welding Technology curriculum department for welding class offerings.  

 

Carpentry

This course provides instruction related to the core skills used by carpenters in residential and commercial settings. Topics include safety, hand / power tool use, site preparation, measurement and layout, construction framing, and other related topics. Upon completion, students should be able to construct, erect, install, or repair structures and fixtures made of wood. Call 336-506-4200 or 336-506-4307 for more information. Instructor: Clifton Fogleman

Registration is not complete until payment is received.

Location: ACC Hours: 99 Fee: $184.50
TBA-no classes currently scheduled    

General Contractor License Preparation

Pre-requisite: Background in reading and interpreting architectural blueprints.

This course is designed for individuals seeking to become licensed as a general contractor in NC. While the course is not required in order to be eligible to sit for the exam, it is designed to help improve your chances of passing. Course topics discussed that the contractor’s exam covers include licensing requirements, building codes, insurance requirements, pertinent employment laws and blueprint reading. This course is NOT a course on construction techniques and terminology nor does it tell you how to organize subcontractors and schedule construction. Call 336-506-4200 or 336-506-4307 for more information. Instructor: Clifton Fogleman

    • NOTE: The course is geared primarily to the residential license.
    • Registration is not complete until payment is received.
Location: DC Hours: 63   Fee: $183*
77205        6/6-8/17 MW       6-9 PM

*Additional Expenses: books & materials, approx. $300

NEW! Gas Technician (Natural/ Propane)

This training provides students with an introduction to this field of work, including discussing the skills necessary to become a Field Customer Service Technician or related service technician for the gas industry.  Call 336-506-4200 or 336-506-4307 for more information. Instructor: Bently Pagura.

Location: ACC  Hours: 8 Fee: $73
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Students need to have the required textbooks at the first class meeting.

Level 1 & 2 Textbook (3 books)

  • Core Curriculum Trainee Guide 5th Ed
    • ISBN-13: 978-0134130989
  • Heavy Equipment Operations Level 1 Trainee Guide, Paperback, 3rd Ed
    • ISBN-13: 978-0132921428
  • Heavy Equipment Operations Level 2 Trainee Guide 3rd Ed
    • ISBN-13: 978-0133402513

Level 3 Textbook

  • Heavy Equipment Operations Level 3 Trainee Guide 3rd Ed
    • ISBN-13: 978-0133402568

Heavy Equipment Operator (HEO), Level 1 & 2

The Heavy Equipment Operator curriculum prepares students to efficiently operate heavy equipment such as excavators, dozers, haul trucks, wheel loaders and to perform basic preventive maintenance. Course topics and assignments includes construction safety, property equipment operation, grades, drawings, environmental concerns, heavy equipment design characteristics and features, equipment maintenance, and common equipment systems. The course aligns with the National Center for Construction Education & Research (NCCER) Heavy Equipment Operations Level 1 & 2 credential. Call 336-506-4318 for more information.  Instructor: Vince Funderburg

For more information: 
Call Email
336-506-4318 laking302@alamancecc.edu
slnewman647@alamancecc.edu

**Class has 3 required textbooks and students should have those at the first class meeting.
    • Core Curriculum Trainee Guide 5th Ed
      • ISBN-13: 978-0134130989
    • Heavy Equipment Operations Level 1 Trainee Guide, Paperback, 3rd Ed
      • ISBN-13: 978-0132921428
    • Heavy Equipment Operations Level 2 Trainee Guide, 3rd Ed
      • ISBN-13: 978-0133402513

Location: DC/ Triangle Grading Hours: 225 Fee: $181.50
3/15/22 – 8/31/22 TW    6:30-9:30 pm Register Now_Heavy Equipment Operator
The class will meet on the following Saturdays,  8 am-2 pm

  • Mar 19
  • Apr 2, 9, 30
  • May 7, 14
  • June 4, 11
  • July 9, 16, 30
  • Aug 6, 13
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HEO Level 3

Pre-requisite:  Level 1 & 2

Finishing and Grading, Compaction Equipment, Backhoes, Off-Road Dump Trucks, Dozers, Excavators, & Motor Graders.  Call 336-506-4318 for more information. Instructor: Vince Funderburg

 **Class has a required textbook and students should have the book at the first class meeting.

  • Heavy Equipment Operations Level 3 Trainee Guide, 3rd Ed
    • ISBN-13: 978-0133402568
For more information: 
Call Email
336-506-4318 laking302@alamancecc.edu
slnewman647@alamancecc.edu

The next Level 3 class will begin in late Spring or early Summer 2022.

Location: DC/ Triangle Grading Hours: 213 Fee: $184.50
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HVAC Program

This multi-part program, lasting about one and a half years, is designed to provide students with the skills necessary to become employed as a heating and air conditioning technician. Course topics focus on operating principles of heating and cooling systems with emphasis on safety, theory and principles of refrigeration, types of heating/cooling systems, Ohm's law, load calculation, troubleshooting using the various types of test equipment, servicing, repairing and installing components/entire systems, and employment of customer service techniques. Call 336-506-4200 or 336-506-4307 for more information. Instructor: Bently Pagura

Location: ACC Hours:  64 Fee: $183
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OSHA 10 Hour General Industry

This course is designed to help employers understand OSH regulatory requirements and also ensure employers and employees understand the requirements necessary in providing an acceptable safety and health program for the workplace. This course will provide a basic overview of the General Industry Safety and Health Standards, 29 CFR 1910.

Target Audience: Company Owners, Project Managers, Supervisors, Safety and Health Managers and Employees.

For this class, you are required to bring the North Carolina Occupational Safety and Health Standards for the General Industry, 29 CFR 1910, (2018 edition or newer). To purchase this book, please CLICK HERE two weeks before the start of the class to ensure timely delivery.

All training is offered free of charge, except for the cost of the 29 CFR 1910 General Industry Standards.

If you have any questions about registration or you are unable to attend, please contact Marcy Collyer at 919-707-7857.

Information Not to Miss:

  1. You must attend 100% of this course to receive credit.
  2. You will receive your certificate via email within 3-4, weeks after course completion.
  3. We only provide certificates to those who register and attend.
  4. Total course hours equal MESH credit earned.
  5. If you are not able to attend, please contact Marcy Collyer at 919-707-7857 or e-mail marcy.collyer@labor.nc.gov before the class begins.
  6. The information in our courses can be used to supplement your site specific training materials but is not to be considered a substitute for your organization's specific safety and health program or training materials.
  7. Photos may be taken during the course to use in NCDOL publications and PowerPoint presentations. If you prefer not to have your picture taken, please let the instructor know.
Dates/ Times: 10/4-10/5     MT    8 am-5 pm
Location: ACC Main Campus, 1247 Jimmie Kerr Rd, Graham, NC 27253
To Register: Please click the link below.
https://www.labor.communications.its.state.nc.us/OSHPublic/ETTA/class_regist/calendar.cfm

OSHA 30 Hour General Industry

This course is designed to help employers understand OSH regulatory requirements and also ensure employers and employees understand the requirements necessary in providing an acceptable safety and health program for the workplace. This course will provide a comprehensive overview of the General Industry Safety and Health Standards, 29 CFR 1910.

Target Audience: Company Owners, Project Managers, Supervisors, Safety and Health Managers

The 30 hour course is scheduled for Monday through Friday. Attendees are on their own for coffee and lunch.

For this class, you are required to bring the North Carolina Occupational Safety and Health Standards for the General Industry, 29 CFR 1910, (2018 edition or newer). To purchase this book, please CLICK HERE two weeks before the start of the class to ensure timely delivery.

All training is offered free of charge, except for the cost of the 29 CFR 1910 General Industry Standards.

If you have any questions about registration or you are unable to attend, please contact Marcy Collyer at 919-707-7857.

Information Not to Miss:

  1. You must attend 100% of this course to receive credit.
  2. You will receive your certificate via email within 3-4, weeks after course completion.
  3. We only provide certificates to those who register and attend.
  4. Total course hours equal MESH credit earned.
  5. If you are not able to attend, please contact Marcy Collyer at 919-707-7857 or e-mail marcy.collyer@labor.nc.gov before the class begins.
  6. The information in our courses can be used to supplement your site specific training materials but is not to be considered a substitute for your organization's specific safety and health program or training materials.
  7. Photos may be taken during the course to use in NCDOL publications and PowerPoint presentations. If you prefer not to have your picture taken, please let the instructor know.
Dates/ Times: 10/4-10/8     M-TH    8 am-5 pm, F  8 am-2:30 pm
Location: ACC Main Campus, 1247 Jimmie Kerr Rd, Graham, NC 27253
To Register: Please click the link below.

https://www.labor.communications.its.state.nc.us/OSHPublic/ETTA/class_regist/calendar.cfm

Plumbing, Pre-Apprentice Part A

This course is part A of a two-semester program to get a pre-apprentice certificate for the NC Dept. of Commerce. It will introduce students to the basics of plumbing. Topics include installation and maintenance of piping, fittings, valves along with tool safety and standard practices in the plumbing industry. The course consists of classroom work and work in the plumbing lab.  *List of required supplies, tools and book will be given upon registration. Call 336-506-4200 or 336-506-4307 for more information. Instructor: Chris Fowler.

Registration is not complete until payment is received.
Location:  ACC Hrs:  99 Fees:  $184.50
74725     1/25-5/12 MW 6-9 pm Register Now_Plumbing Courses

 

 

Plumbing, Pre-Apprentice Part B

This course is part B of a two-semester program to get a pre-apprentice certificate for the NC Dept. of Commerce. It will introduce students to the basics of plumbing. Topics include installation and maintenance of piping, fittings, valves along with tool safety and standard practices in the plumbing industry. The course consists of classroom work and work in the plumbing lab.  Call 336-506-4200 or 336-506-4307 for more information.  Instructor:  Chris Fowler.

*List of required supplies, tools and book will be given upon registration.

No classes Spring 2022 Semester.  Please check back for future dates.