Construction Apprenticeship Preparation

Prepare for an apprenticeship or other entry-level positions in construction and related fields. Carroll Community College, in partnership with the Community College of Baltimore County, is offering an apprenticeship preparation program that will earn completers four nationally recognized certificates.

Required Core Course

XXZ-136 Construction Pre-Apprenticeship (4 parts)

  • Construction Safety - includes OSHA 10-hour training
  • First Aid, CPR and AED
  • Core Construction Skills I
  • Core Construction Skills II


Total number of hours: 150 hours (Classes meet Monday - Thursday 8 a.m. - 3 p.m.)

Licensure/certification earned: CPR certification card, OSHA 10-Hour Safety card, National Center for Construction Education and Research certificate, AFL-CIO curriculum completion card and Construction Apprenticeship Preparation Continuing Education Certificate.

Total approximate cost: $1,599

Prerequisites: You must be at least 18 years old and possess a high school diploma or GED.

Requirements: You must attend a mandatory orientation and pass a math assessment. Math assessments are held every Friday at 1 p.m. at CCBC Randallstown, 3637 Offutt Road, Randallstown, MD 21133. For more information, call 410-386-8100.
Information unique to the training: Placement assistance available. Employers may require drug testing.

Related courses: After completing the core construction classes you are eligible to register for specialty classes in Carpentry, Electrical or Plumbing. You can earn a Continuing Education Certificate in the specialty of your choice by taking the required classes. 

  • Plumbing: NCCER Level 1A - 1B (not currently scheduled) 
  • Carpentry: NCCER Level 1A - 1B (not currently scheduled)
  • Electrical: NCCER Level 1A - 1B  Cost: $1,899

Estimated hourly pay*: $12 - $14/hr.
*Hourly pay rates are estimates only and are based on data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics Occupational Outlook Handbook.


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