Trades & Manufacturing

Skilled trades people are in high demand. Learn the skills you need to become part of the local workforce.

Construction workers, electrical wiring technicians, HVACR technicians and welders are just some of the many skilled trade positions needed by industries on the Lower Eastern Shore. Some positions are in such high demand that training is offered for free.  



Learn how to perform Maryland State Inspections of a light vehicle.



Discover basic construction techniques used in residential and commercial construction and learn how to read blueprints in the free Construction Academy program for eligible and selected students. Through the open enrollment Autodesk: Revit course, prepare for a career in the architectural/construction fields by designing and drafting plans, sections, elevations, renderings and animations of buildings.

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Gain a working knowledge of electricity and the techniques required for the installation of electrical wiring. Prepare for a career with Delmarva Power.

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Learn content and skills required to prepare you for an entry-level position or accelerate in your current technician position.

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Lead Paint

Need a lead paint abatement course? We offer "Lead Paint Visual Inspector Training," "Lead Paint Maintenance and Repainting Supervisor Training," and "Lead Paint Renovation, Repair and Painting" as well as refreshers. All courses are taught by a Maryland Department of the Environment (MDE) approved instructor.




Plumbing Apprenticeship

We’ve partnered with Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) – Chesapeake Shores to offer a plumbing apprenticeship program. During days, apprentices work for local plumbing companies earning on-the-job training hours. During evenings, apprentices participate in related instruction. If successful, an apprentice qualifies to sit for the journey/gas fitter license exam from the Maryland Department of Labor. Apprentices must be employed by and have permission from a partnered company to participate in this course. For more information, please contact 410-334-2815.

Water/Wastewater Treatment

Water and wastewater treatment technicians work in a highly-specialized environment ensuring that water and wastewater treatment equipment runs in an effective manner. In cooperation with the College of Southern Maryland, we offer several Maryland Center for Environmental Training (MCET) courses for established technicians. Classes expected to resume in Spring 2022.

Welding & Metal Fabrication

Welders and metal fabricators with appropriate training and experience can earn high salaries. Learn more about how you can start your welding or metal fabrication career, and access free training.

Learn More About Welding & Metal Fabrication

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