“This NCCER core curriculum course is one of several courses that we will offer for individuals interested in beginning a career in the building construction trades,” he said. “The college is making this course available in direct response to requests from regional building contractors.”
The 72-hour course will meet on Tuesdays and Thursdays, from 6 to 9 p.m., in Room 119 of the Pharr Trade and Industrial Center building on the Dallas Campus of Gaston College. It will begin on Tuesday, Sept. 10, and it will end on Thursday, December 5. There will be no class on Thursday, Oct. 17. Nor will there be class on Thursday, Nov. 28, as this is Thanksgiving.
Individuals who are interested in taking the “introduction to construction trades” course must be 18 years of age or older, and they must possess mechanical ability. Tuition fees for the course are $191 per student. The required textbook is available for purchase in the Gaston College bookstore. Students should bring the textbook and a pen and paper to the first class meeting.
To register for the course, see the Website at www.gaston.edu and click on WebAdvisor and then “continuing education.” Under the gold registration bar, click “register and pay for continuing education classes.” Enter “construction” for the key word search and click “submit.” Select the “intro to construction trades” course, click “submit” and complete the requested information. Payment for the course is expected at the time of registration.
For more, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or call (704) 922-2244.
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