There are several schools teaching skilled trades at various levels. Find the right one for you today!
Regional High School Career Centers (Grades 11 & 12)
Gardner Edgerton Advanced Technical Center
Olathe Advanced Technical Center – The OATC’s Construction Trades program provides hands-on experience as students participate in the completion of an off-site construction project. Students spend the majority of their class time in the shop or on a job site.
Cass Career Center
Excelsior Springs Area Career Center
Fort Osage Career & Tech Center
Herndon Career Center
Northland Career Center – Northland Career Center develops relevant, quality programs by providing the necessary critical skills for students to meet the challenges of life and their chosen career path in a relevant and safe environment. NCC offers programs for construction technology and heating, cooling, and climate control.
College Programs/Two-Year Program
Johnson County Community College:
Enter the field of construction or, if you’ve already had some construction experience, gain the education you need to manage a job site and comply with building regulations. JCCC also offers the opportunity to learn how to install and maintain electrical systems for a variety of purposes, including lighting, appliances, industrial control, security, and communications.
Metropolitan Community College:
MCC offers a variety of programs related to the construction industry, including HVAC, electrical, and more.
Pittsburg State University:
Pittsburg State University’s School of Construction mission is to provide a quality construction education and develop professional leaders for the construction industry through extensive recruitment, real-world education and successful placement. Pittsburg State strives to improve the community through service, economic development, and applied research.
Non-Traditional Training Programs
Associated Builders and Contractors:
ABC provides formal apprenticeship and craft training for contractors. Its programs equip craft professionals with the knowledge and skills they need to improve their productivity and safety and advance their careers.
Excelsior Springs Job Corps Center:
Job Corps is a no-cost education and career technical training program administered by the U.S. Department of Labor that helps young people ages 16 to 24 improve the quality of their lives through career technical and academic training.