Construction and Trades

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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 Programs
 
Home Inspection Certification
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.
Start Anytime | 12 Months | 200 Course Hours | $2,295

HVACR Technician - NATE Service Core 
This program covers the CORE knowledge areas of HVACR and prepares students to take the North American Technician Excellence (NATE) Core Certification Exam. The NATE Core Certification provides the basics for entry-level and early career technicians and is a stepping stone to becoming a HVACR Certified Technician. The Core exam covers the foundational areas of safety, tools, basic construction, using basic science, achieving desired conditions, taking temperature and humidity measurements, and basic electrical.
Start Anytime | 6 Months | 100 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.
Start Anytime | 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.
Start Anytime | 12 Months | 160 Course Hours | $1,695
 
 
Environmental and Energy Programs
 
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.
Start Anytime | 12 Months | 400 Course Hours | $2,595

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.
Start Anytime | 18 Months | 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.
Start Anytime | 3 Months | 40 Course Hours | $695 

Natural Gas Plant Operations
For people who want to enter this field, it’s difficult to find suitable training to become an entry-level worker. This online program provides the fundamental technical background you need to get started in this field. 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.
Start Anytime | 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.
Start Anytime | 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.
Start Anytime | 12 Months | 100 Course Hours | $1,495

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.
Start Anytime | 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.
Start Anytime | 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.
Start Anytime | 6 Months | 240 Course Hours | $2,395

Chemical Plant Operations
Composites Technician
Die Setter
Electrical Technician
Manual Machinist
Mechatronics
Oil Refinery Operations
Power Plant Operations
Process Technician
 
 
Trades Programs
 
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.
Start Anytime | 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. 
Start Anytime | 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.
Start Anytime | 12 Months | 195 Course Hours | $1,995

HVACR Certified Technician
The HVACR Certified Technician program is a unique, all-inclusive online training that encompasses heating, ventilation, air conditioning, and refrigeration.  The program is structured to provide an instruction on the skills necessary to installers and technicians who are seeking HVAC certification. 
Start Anytime | 12 Months | 277 Course Hours | $3,795

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. 
Start Anytime | 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.
Start Anytime | 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.
Start Anytime | 12 Months | 100 Course Hours | $1,995

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.
Start Anytime | 12 Months | 160 Course Hours | $1,995
 
 

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