Construction & Trades
The hands-on training provided in the Construction and Trades programs allows students to quickly get up to speed in a career-focused field, without the need for a degree. Many of the programs allow students to earn certificates that are recognized and in-demand by local and regional business. Assistance with job placement upon completion is available and local business often hire from our programs. Classes may be held on the main campus of Harford Community College, at Harford Technical High School, at Harford's Leading Edge Training Center Powered by the Ratcliffe Foundation (located in Edgewood, MD), or at Earlbeck Gases & Technologies on Rte. 40 in Baltimore.
Construction & Trades programs now offered at
Harford's Leading Edge Training Center Powered by the Ratcliffe Foundation
Bringing workforce training to Edgewood, Harford's new facility at the Boys and Girls Clubs of Harford and Cecil Counties is home to workforce programs in construction/trades, manufacturing, distribution/warehousing/logistics, and more. Students get hands-on experience using state-of-the-art simulators for heavy equipment operations, CDL licensing, and welding. Funding for many of the programs is available in the form of free training, scholarships, supply and exam vouchers. To learn more, email firstname.lastname@example.org .
Programs of study in Construction & Trades
Certificates | Licensures | Certifications
In-person Classes and Training Programs
Applied Engineering Technician
Basic Machine Manufacturing Technology
Commercial Truck Driving
Drone Technology Certificate
Heavy Equipment Operator*
Home Improvement License
Home Inspection License
Solar Photovoltaic Installer
*These programs are offered at Harford's Leading Edge Training Center.
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.