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Train in Months, Not Years

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Ready for an essential new career? You can get the training you need in months, not years!

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This Is Construction Training You Can Really Build Upon.

Every building that you see – office buildings, hospitals, hotels, apartment complexes, college campuses, resorts, and more – needs to be maintained and have facility staff to address problems. If you’re good with your hands and enjoy fixing things for your family, friends, and neighbors, you could grow those skills into a solid, well-paying career.

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Build a Better Future

Looking for a way out of low-wage jobs? Want to take control of your future? When you learn the skills of a trade, you’ll be able to use your talents, skills and passion to start a career you’ll be proud of. Worried that you can’t afford training? We offer financial assistance programs to those who qualify. Training to become a building maintenance and repair worker is an investment that will quickly pay off for you and your family.

Learn Some Solid Skills

When you enroll in Tidewater Tech’s Building and Construction Trades Program, you’ll learn structural, mechanical and electrical skills from supportive, experienced instructors. You’ll also master valuable skills like installing electrical wiring and switches, putting up sheet rock, maintaining HVAC systems, and much more.

Air Conditioning & Refrigeration

Commercial Equipment & Repair

Structural Building Repair

Plumbing Applications

Tiling, Flooring, & General Repairs

Feel the Need for Speed?

Best of all, as a full-time student, you could graduate in 33 weeks!

Our hands-on, expert training means less time in training and more time making money. If you enjoy being the person everyone relies on to get the job done, and want a secure career that’s always in demand, it’s time to enroll in Tidewater Tech’s Building and Construction Trades Program.

Builders Get Hired

Get to work! When you graduate with your diploma in Building and Construction Trades, you’ll be ready to work in a wide range of facilities and advance into a number of positions, including:

  • Maintenance Technician
  • Maintenance Manager
  • Facilities Manager
  • Construction Worker
  • Assistant Carpenter, Electrician, or Plumber
  • And more!
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Certifiably Built

New or returning students also have the opportunity to earn certifications that can give them the competitive edge in their job search or help them take their careers to the next level.

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Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) 10-Hour Safety Certification

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Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Section 608 Refrigerant Transition Certification

Whether you are just starting out or already working in the building maintenance and repair field, it pays to get qualified!

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The best way to see if Tidewater Tech is right for you is to see it for yourself.

Are You Ready for Technical Training?

Take the Tidewater Tech Career Training Readiness Quiz

The fun, online quiz takes 3 minutes to complete, and you’ll get a personalized report that identifies your strengths, as well as the training and positions you’re best suited for.

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