Construction Industry Training

The Construction Industry Training program includes many areas of basic construction: HVAC, electrical, plumbing, and construction management. Students will gain entry-level and advanced technical and management skills for key areas of the construction industry.

Prepare to achieve national certifications in your area of interest. These programs do not take an extended period of time to complete and many students have employment lined up prior to graduation. We even offer job placement assistance and career coaching.

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Class Offerings



Instructor: Gary Giglio
Larry Caddell Training Center, Carthage

$185 + text
CEU: 12.0

This course will teach an introduction to HVAC

Prerequisite NCCER Core Essentials

Learn trade mathematics, basic electricity, introduction to heating, and cooling, introduction to air distribution systems, basic copper and plastic piping practices, soldering and brazing, and basic carbon steel piping practices.

Course Code: 3366
Mondays and Thursdays, Aug. 16-Dec. 16         6-9:30 pm
One Saturday                                    8 am-12:30 pm
No class on Sept. 6, Nov. 11 and 25


NCCER Core Essentials and Plumbing Level 1

$370 + texts
CEU: 19.5

NCCER Core is a prerequisite to all other Level 1 craft curriculum.

Modules include basic safety, communication skills and an introduction to construction drawings.

Plumbing Level 1 introduces the plumbing profession, plumbing safety, tools of the plumbing trade, plumbing math, plumbing drawings, plastic copper and steel pipe and fittings, plumbing fixtures, introduction to drain, waste, and vent systems, and water distribution systems.

Course Code: 3364 and 1365
Mondays and Thursdays, Aug. 23-May 5
5:30-8:30 pm
No classes on Sept. 6, Nov. 11, 25, Dec. 20-30, Jan. 17, and April 27


Fall course offerings coming soon!

Construction Management

NCCER Construction Project Management

Project Management
Instructor: David Clark
Pinehurst Campus
$185 + text
CEU: 9.6

This course provides students with the skills necessary to work as a construction supervisor or job foremen. Management skills in people and problem solving, planning, estimating, safety supervision, scheduling, controlling costs and resources will be taught.

Course Code: 3363
Tuesdays and Thursdays, Aug. 17-Dec. 9
6-9 pm
No class on Nov. 11 & 25

General Contractors Update and CE

Instructors: David Clark
Pinehurst Campus, Little Hall 191
$75.00 + $35 GC fees
CEU: .8

This course provides General Contractors the necessary 8 hours of Continuing Education needed to renew licenses.

Course Code: 2368      Saturday, Aug. 14
8 am-5 pm

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Lori Degre
Senior Director, Career Training
126 Van Dusen Hall

History of the Program at Sandhills

The Construction Industry Training program is made possible in large part through the generosity of The William L. and Josephine B. Weiss Family Foundation and The Palmer Foundation.