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Applied Technology

Building Industries


Do you love working with your hands? Learn everything from job safety to construction skills. Get in-demand skills in our hands-on classes including electrical, plumbing and carpentry. Our award-winning program offers two areas: Construction Management and Drafting Architecture/Civil.

We can help you find the program that fits your passion and interests.
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Degrees and Certificates in Building Industries

Put Your Mind to It

Following graduation, Building Industry graduates can find jobs as architects, civil or electrical engineers, carpenters, developers, project managers, or building inspectors. They can also become engineering technicians.

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Working with Applied Technology students, I see a wide variety of students from different backgrounds, skills and levels of experience. I believe that networking with your peers and instructors is a valuable tool to gain hands-on experience and open doors to other opportunities to enhance your educational journey. Mari Munoz, Sierra College Construction Fundamentals Boot Camp Student

Choose Your Path in Our Award-Winning Program

Our award-winning program offers:

  1. Construction Management: Learn contracting, remodeling, carpentry and more. There are two tracks: take construction management or residential building construction.
  2. Drafting Architectural/Civil: Learn computer-aided design, architectural drawing, and civil application. Gain real-world skills to join the architecture and interior design fields.

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With more than 50 programs in total, something is bound to align with your goals. Find out which one is the right fit for you.

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    Welding Technology

    Train in commercial and industrial welding and fabrication. Get both technical knowledge and hands-on skills to prepare for a welding career.
    Welding Technology

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