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Skilled Trades and Industrial

You’re a person of action. When there’s an opportunity to build, repair, or solve, you’re on it. Turn your experience into a dynamic career with our online construction training. If your career goals include serving your community with specialized skills or building something to be proud of from the ground up, consider a concentration in construction and trades.  Online construction courses will prepare you to work in a hands-on environment safely and successfully.

Construction

  • Home Inspection Certificate

    The Home Inspection Certificate Course covers the principal components, procedures, and processes of home inspection. This course has also been approved by the American Society of Home Inspectors (ASHI) and various home inspector organizations and regulatory boards for membership renewal credits or continuing education credits. It is also one component of the steps required to obtain a NIBI Certified Inspector credential.

    • 12 Months
    • 200 Course Hours
    • $2,295
  • Robotics Technician

    An increasing number of companies are turning to robotics as a means for increased production. Robots have an impressive range of applications, from "pick and place" for packaging, to welding, painting, or inspecting parts immediately after a process. However, robots are not foolproof; they require effective preventive maintenance to ensure they operate at full capacity. If a robot malfunctions, an experienced maintenance professional must know how to troubleshoot the exact cause. This Robotics Technician program provides an intensive overview of skills necessary for the robotics industry.

    • 12 Months
    • 155 Course Hours
    • $1,695
  • Toolmaker

    The Toolmaker program provides an intensive overview of skills necessary for toolmaking. You will learn workholding, math, inspection, safety, machining, materials, quality, grinding, and stamping to work as a toolmaker.

    • 12 Months
    • 160 Course Hours
    • $1,695

Environmental and Energy

  • Biofuel Production Operations

    The Biofuel Production Operations Online Training Program will give you the education you need to begin an exciting career in biofuel production. As a biofuel production operator, your job will be to ensure the quality and purity of the biofuel your plant produces. This involves inspecting and repairing equipment, operating computer systems, and handling lab equipment. This online program will ensure you have the skills you need to handle these tasks.

    • 12 Months
    • 400 Course Hours
    • $2,595
  • Chemical Plant Operations

    In the United States, there are thousands of chemical manufacturing facilities, run by chemical plant operators. These operators are highly paid and enjoy a stable work environment, and there is an ongoing need for entry-level personnel. This program can help you get started. Prepare for an entry-level position in a chemical plant with the Chemical Plant Operations Online Training Program.

    • 12 Months
    • 400 Course Hours
    • $2,595
  • Composites Technician

    The Composites Technician program provides an intensive overview of skills necessary for composites processing. You will learn math, inspection, safety, materials, quality, machining, and joining to work as a Composites Technician.  

    • 12 Months
    • 100 Course Hours
    • $1,995
  • Die Setter

    The Die Setter program provides an intensive overview of skills necessary for die setting. You will learn math, inspection, safety, materials, quality, and fabrication to work as a die setter.

    • 12 Months
    • 100 Course Hours
    • $1,695
  • Electrical Technician

    Electrical Technician provides an intensive overview of skills necessary for electrical maintenance. This program teaches you math, inspection, safety, quality, electrical systems, automation, motor controls, and assembly to work as an electrical technician.

    • 12 Months
    • 120 Course Hours
    • $1,995
  • Engineering Technician

    The Engineering Technician program provides an intensive overview of skills necessary for this manufacturing role. You will learn math, inspection, safety, materials, machining, quality, grinding, electrical systems, automation, motor controls, additive manufacturing, assembly, design, and management to work as an Engineering Technician.

    • 18 Days
    • 330 Course Hours
    • $1,995
  • Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED)

    Learn all about the Leadership in Energy & Environmental Design (LEED) certification and jumpstart your career in green building by earning the LEED Green Associate credential! The LEED Green Associate credential is for the introductory-level professional who wants to gain a general understanding of all the LEED green building rating systems.

    • 3 Months
    • 40 Course Hours
    • $695
  • Manual Machinist

    The Manual Machinist program provides an intensive overview of skills necessary to perform manual machining. You will learn workholding, math, inspection, safety, machining, materials, quality, grinding, and assembly to work as a Manual Machinist.

    • 12 Months
    • 205 Course Hours
    • $1,695
  • Mechatronics

    The Mechatronics program provides an intensive overview of skills necessary for the mechatronics industry. You will learn math, inspection, safety, quality, electrical systems, automation, mechanical systems, fluid systems, rigging, and welding in Mechatronics.

    • 12 Months
    • 180 Course Hours
    • $1,995
  • Natural Gas Plant Operations

    The Natural Gas Plant Operations Online Training Program provides you with the knowledge and skills you'll need to begin an exciting career in natural gas plant operations. Natural gas has two things going for it. First, it provides clean energy. Second, it’s plentiful in the United States. For decades to come, natural gas will be produced and consumed in the United States, creating ongoing demand for natural gas plant operators.

    • 12 Months
    • 400 Course Hours
    • $2,595
  • Oil Refinery Operations

    The Oil Refinery Operations Online Training Program will prepare you for an entry-level career as an oil refinery operator. In the United States there are thousands of oil refineries. These facilities are operated by oil refinery operators. Oil refinery operators are highly paid and enjoy a stable work environment, and there’s an ongoing need for entry-level personnel. This online certificate program is offered in partnership with major colleges, universities, and other accredited education providers.

    • 12 Months
    • 400 Course Hours
    • $2,595
  • Power Plant Operations

    The Power Plant Operations Online Training Program will prepare you for an entry-level career as a power plant operator. In the United States, there are thousands of power plants. These plants use hydrocarbon-based fuels (oil, gas, or coal) to produce electricity, and the plants are operated by power plant operators. Power plant operators are highly paid and enjoy a stable work environment. There’s an ongoing need for entry-level personnel.

    • 12 Months
    • 400 Course Hours
    • $2,595
  • Press Operator: Cold Stamping

    Press Operator: Cold Stamping provides an intensive overview of skills necessary for cold stamping press work. You will learn math, inspection, safety, materials, quality, stamping, forming, and automation to work at as a Press Operator: Cold Stamping.

    • 12 Months
    • 100 Course Hours
    • $1,495
  • Press Operator: Hot Stamping

    This Press Operator: Hot Stamping program provides an intensive overview of skills necessary for hot stamping press work. You will learn the math, inspection, safety, materials, quality, stamping, forming, and automation to work as a hot stamping press operator.

    • 12 Months
    • 100 Course Hours
    • $1,495
  • Process Technician

    Process Technician provides an intensive overview of skills necessary to become a process technician. This program will teach you math, inspection, safety, machining, quality, electrical systems, automation, mechanical systems, motor controls, fluid systems, and joining to work as a process technician.

    • 12 Months
    • 165 Course Hours
    • $1,995
  • Solar Power Professional

    In this online program, you'll learn the fundamentals of photovoltaic "PV" solar powered energy systems, gaining the knowledge you'll need for an entry level position with a dealer, installer, or other photovoltaic industry company.

    • 3 Months
    • 120 Course Hours
    • $1,895
  • Welder Technician

    A Welder Technician is required to have a thorough understanding of how to properly and safely operate welding equipment and machinery as well as learn math, inspection, materials, quality, metal cutting, grinding, forming, robotics, and rigging. This program is an intensive overview of skills relating to welding techniques from the basic principles of metal cutting and rigging to safety guidelines and manufacturing management.

    • 12 Months
    • 125 Course Hours
    • $1,995
  • Wind Energy Professional

    Wind energy companies are growing exponentially to meet America's demand for clean, renewable, domestic energy. This entry-level Wind Energy Professional Online Training Program prepares you for a career in the wind energy industry. This online certificate program is offered in partnership with major colleges, universities, and other accredited education providers.

    • 6 Months
    • 240 Course Hours
    • $2,395

Trades

  • Certified Indoor Air Quality Manager

    Are you a facility manager, building engineer, or health and safety officer who wants to improve the indoor air quality of your building? Are you properly prepared to handle air quality complaints? Common mistakes can turn a small grievance into a wildfire of speculation and accusation.  In this Certified Indoor Air Quality Manager Online Training and Certification Program, you'll learn how to diagnose, resolve, and prevent indoor air quality (IAQ) complaints. You’ll also establish a comprehensive IAQ plan specific to your buildings.

    • 6 Months
    • 16 Course Hours
    • $795
  • Certified Indoor Environmentalist Prep

    Would you like to become a Certified Indoor Environmentalist (CIE)? This designation demonstrates that you understand how to create healthy homes and buildings by preventing, diagnosing, and resolving indoor environmental problems. This online program prepares you to pass the CIE examination through a series of video lectures on exam topics such as contaminants, health effects, building science, HVAC, equipment, assessments, mold remediation, and industry standards and guidelines. The course also covers practice questions in detail and provides a practice examination to ensure you succeed at becoming a Certified Indoor Environmentalist.

    • 6 Months
    • 32 Course Hours
    • $895
  • CNC Machinist

    The CNC Machinist program provides an intensive overview of skills necessary to perform CNC machining. You will learn workholding, math, inspection, safety, metal cutting, materials, quality, and grinding.

    • 12 Months
    • 195 Course Hours
    • $1,995
  • Commercial Driver Training

    The Commercial Driver Training course will teach you the skills you need to start a career as a commercial truck driver. You will learn about transporting cargo, operating commercial vehicles, and handling hazardous materials. You will also gain workplace soft skills, which increase your employability. When you finish this course, you will be prepared to pass the written portion of your state’s Commercial Drivers’ License exam.

    • 6 Months
    • 120 Course Hours
    • $850
  • Foundations of Plumbing

    If you want to work as a plumber, the Foundations of Plumbing course will teach you the fundamental, job-ready skills relevant to the plumbing and piping industry. In this self-paced course, you’ll learn how to work on modern plumbing systems from in-depth course material developed by industry experts and employers. By course completion, you will possess the specialized skills and technical knowledge needed to start a career in plumbing.  

    • 12 Months
    • 145 Course Hours
    • $2,195
  • HVAC/R Certified Technician (Voucher Included)

    Through hands-on simulations and in-depth course material, you will strengthen your understanding of HVAC/R service, repair, and maintenance. You will also learn about sustainable technology, environmental challenges, and their solutions, industry advancements, and develop customer-facing professional skills.

    • 12 Months
    • 162 Course Hours
    • $2,895
  • HVAC/R Simulations for Field Technicians

    As HVAC/R systems become increasingly complex, learning and mastering the latest technology is critical. HVAC/R Simulations for Field Technicians offers a rich, hands-on learning experience that mimics field performance in completely online environment. You will practice servicing, maintaining, and troubleshooting common HVAC/R scenarios in true-to-life service call simulations. 

    • 6 Months
    • 18 Course Hours
    • $495
  • HVAC/R Technician (Voucher Included)

    HVAC/R is one of today’s fastest growing industries. Evolving technology, booming commercial and residential construction, and a retiring workforce fuel the need for skilled HVAC/R technicians. This course prepares you for an entry-level career in the HVAC/R industry by providing hands-on guidance, application, and a solid foundation for service, repair, and solutions. 

    • 12 Months
    • 162 Course Hours
    • $2,895
  • HVACR Controls/Building Automation Systems

    The HVACR Controls / Building Automation Systems Program is an advanced program that will build on your knowledge of HVACR fundamentals and equipment.  You will work your way through the program taking one course at a time in a systematic progression that will lay a good foundation. This program will cover commercial HVAC systems and the specific technologies of controls systems. 

    • 6 Months
    • 90 Course Hours
    • $3,695
  • Maintenance Technician

    A Maintenance Technician is required to have a thorough understanding of how machines and systems function to keep them running without breakdowns and maintain service for their expected lifespan and beyond. This program is an intensive overview of skills necessary for manufacturing maintenance from the basic principles of power transfer and rigging safety to PLCs and robotics.

    • 18 Months
    • 250 Course Hours
    • $1,695
  • Quality Inspector

    The Quality Inspector program provides an intensive overview of skills necessary for quality assurance and inspection. You will learn math, inspection, safety, materials, quality, and management to be a Quality Inspector.

    • 12 Months
    • 100 Course Hours
    • $1,995
  • Residential Electrician

    The Electrician Training course is designed to teach you general and electrical safety procedures, use of common hardware and materials used in an electrical system, how to read and understand building plans, and more. In addition, you will be prepared for electrician licensing tests, generally required by most states and localities. While tests differ, you will need to understand electrical theory, the National Electrical Code®, local electrical codes, and the various types of wiring methods and materials.

    • 12 Months
    • 144 Course Hours
    • $2,495
  • Tool and Die Maker

    The Tool and Die Maker program provides an intensive overview of skills necessary for tool and die making. You will learn workholding, math, inspection, safety, machining, materials, quality, and grinding.

    • 12 Months
    • 160 Course Hours
    • $1,995