The Arizona Western College Construction Trades program prepares students for employment in the various areas of residential construction.
The high demand for trained construction workers makes this a wise career choice. Students learn construction technologies, which may include air conditioning, basic safety, blueprint reading, carpentry, construction management, drafting, electrical wiring, plumbing and welding.
The future is bright for building and construction!
These courses will be offered in short modules so you can take only the ones you need or the full component of classes to receive a certificate or a degree.
As Yuma continues to grow, the need for skilled construction workers continues to grow also. If you are interested in a new and exciting career in the construction industry, you no longer have to leave Yuma. We have the training you need!
We offer the opportunity to earn a certificate quickly, follow a traditional calendar, or complete an A.A.S.
Fast Track Certificates
Some of the programs offer the opportunity to earn a certificate in less then six months enabling you to enter the workforce sooner and begin earning a steady income.
Other certificates are following the more traditional college calendar. This option is perfect for those students who are working while going to school or taking other college level courses.
Associate in Applied Science Degrees (A.A.S.)
To further your earning potential—an A.A.S. is what you are looking for. Current offerings include Air Conditioning and Refrigeration, Architectural Technology, Construction Management, and Welding.
Working students are welcome to enroll in these classes. Most are offered at a variety of times to accommodate any schedule.