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 or get hands-on training to enter the automotive repair field and pass the G1 ASE exam.



Discover basic construction techniques while practicing and applying carpentry skills on projects that may include sheds, dog houses and small homes.

In Autodesk: Revit, 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 one of many local companies.

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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 renovation course? All courses are taught by a Maryland Department of the Environment (MDE) approved instructor.



The Autodesk: CAD course begins the in-depth study of computer-aided drafting using commands, dimensions, geometric tolerances, measurements and calculations.


Marine Tech

Explore the many different career opportunities that exist within today's modern marine industry, with an emphasis on the need for qualified marine technicians.



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 these courses. 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.


Welding, Machining & Metal Fabrication

Welders, machinists and metal fabricators with the right training and experience can earn high salaries. Learn how you can start your welding, machinist or metal fabrication career, and get free training.

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