The hands-on training provided in Harford's Construction and Trades programs allows students to quickly get up to speed in a career-focused field, without the need for a degree.
Programs allow students to earn certificates that are both recognized and in-demand by local and regional business and most have students employable in six months to a year. Interviewing and networking opportunities are built into many of our programs is and local business regularly hire from our programs.
Depending on which program you choose to pursue, classes are held on the main campus of Harford Community College, at Harford Technical High School, or at Harford's Leading Edge Training Center Powered by the Ratcliffe Foundation.
Programs of Study in Construction and Trades
Applied Engineering Technician
Automotive Collision Repair
Basic Machine Manufacturing Technology
Construction Trades Skills
Forklift Certification Training*
Heavy Equipment Operations*
Solar Photovoltaic Installer
Warehousing, Supply Chain, and Logistics*
*These programs are offered at Harford's Leading Edge Training Center Powered by the Ratcliffe Foundation.
Online ed2go Classes and Career Training
Gain new personal and professional skills with two ways to learn through our ed2go partner. In our instructor-led courses, you study and interact with a cohort over a six-week schedule. Courses start monthly with twice-weekly lesson plans. For the independent learner, our self-paced career training courses provide access to all lessons immediately with up to twelve months to complete. Hundreds of classes are available.