Craft timeless, in-demand skills.

Learn techniques at Pima that are useful in a variety of rewarding careers. Choose from electrical or carpentry. Each trade school program offers practical instruction and includes hands-on experience with the most current construction technology. Programs can be completed with an immersive plan of 17-20 hours per week in as little as three to eight months. It is mandatory for students to attend in-person.

Need job skills now? PimaFastTrack is the fastest way to get an in-demand job. Learn industry-recognized skills so you can get hired quickly. Take the PimaFastTrack and launch your career today.

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What You'll Learn

  • Read and interpret blueprints
  • Use hand and power tools with proper safety protocols
  • Learn construction and worksite safety

What You'll Learn: Specific Programs

  • Electrical theory and conduit bending
  • Math for the jobsite and plumbing fixture installation
  • HVAC maintenance, refrigeration concepts, and coolant handling (Coming soon!)
  • Carpentry skills: doors, framing, and finishing

Skills & Certifications

Earn in-demand industry certifications:

  • NCCER Core
  • NCCER Level I (Carpentry, Electrical, HVAC, or Plumbing)
  • EPA 608

Relevant, in-demand skills – for today and tomorrow:

  • Critical thinking
  • Project management
  • Problem solving
  • Working in teams
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Submit your information today to learn more about our Trade programs.

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Contact a Navigator for your questions.

Email: [email protected]

Phone: (520) 206-5100

Affordable Options

  • All-Inclusive Pricing: Everything from textbooks to certification exams. No hidden fees!

Speed and Simplicity

  • No need to take an entrance exam or provide a transcript.

Relevant, In-demand Skills

  • Critical thinking
  • Project management
  • Problem solving
  • Working in teams
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Great Earnings Potential!


Annual Salary*

No matter what you specialize in, there are more than 1,000 job openings in Pima County!

  • Carpenter: 3,131
  • HVAC Technician: 1,303

Source: EMSI, 2020 data

  • Plumber: 1,297
  • Electrician: 1,544

*Median salary in the electrician sector – Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics

Hybrid Learning

Experience the Best of Both Worlds

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You attend a lecture or lab on specific days and times and collaborate with your instructor and classmates.

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You complete class activities online at your own pace, from anywhere you have an internet connection.

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This course employs hybrid learning, which combines online and in-person instruction. Experience the best of both worlds!

Reasons to Love Pima

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Wraparound Support

  • Dedicated Advisors: Helping every step of the way. Our faculty have industry experience and are dedicated to your success. 
  • Career Services: Get connected to employers who are hiring for these in-demand skills.
  • Personal Assistance: You'll get a personal advisor to help you from start (registration) to finish.
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Meet Your Faculty

What key skills will students learn? Employers are looking for individuals who understand construction drawing, who are professional and understand what it means to be a good employee. Our students will get that training, and more.

What makes BCT faculty special? Almost everyone in the Building and Construction Technologies department comes from industry. They have insight and experience. They want to share their experience and get you prepared for a career that has treated them very well.

– John Gerard, Building and Construction Technologies

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Keep the Momentum Going

Through Prior Learning Assessment, completing this PimaFastTrack gives you a 10-credit head start on our BCT certificate or degree programs at Pima.

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Pima Community College is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (, a regional accreditation agency recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.