With dozens of Houston expansion projects in progress -- including the Ship Chanel, Port of Houston, Houston Airport System and school districts -- along with a large number of retirements, over 3,300 annual job openings in construction are projected in the region.

The Construction Center of Excellence offers certificates, competency-based training, and associate degree programs to support the growing need for electricians, HVAC technicians, welders, industrial automation, pipefitting, stationary engineers, and general construction skills.

The Center provides training that follows relevant industry skills standards and credentialing and supports customized training and partnership with regional employer organizations engaged in workforce development.


Construction Technology


The Construction Engineering Technology program is designed to develop qualified personnel for employment in the field of construction. Read more

Heating, Air Conditioning & Refrigeration


The Heating, Air Conditioning and Refrigeration program is designed to train individuals in the field of air conditioning, heating and refrigeration equipment, maintenance and repair and in the use of EPA-approved recovery equipment. Read more

Industrial Electricity


The Industrial Electricity program prepares students for employment in the electrical industry. Read more

Kris Asper

Dean, Construction Center of Excellence

Hours of Operation: Mon.-Fri. 8am-5pm