Architecture & Construction Career Training

Careers in designing, planning, managing, building, and maintaining the built environment including new structures, restoration, additions, alterations, and repairs.

Full-time Career Majors

Career Major Titlesort descending Who can enroll Tuition Days Clock Hours Site
Commercial Refrigeration Technician High School, Adult $2,325 M-F 930 SBC
Commercial Refrigeration Technician - Evening Adult $2,325 M-Th 930 SBC
Electrician's Assistant Unlimited Complete Adult $3,225 M-F 1290 SBC
Finish Carpenter High School, Adult $1,500 M-F 600 SBC
Frame Carpenter High School, Adult $1,513 M-F 605 SBC
HVAC/R Technician - Evening Adult $2,663 M-Th 1135 SBC
HVACR Technician High School, Adult $2,663 M-F 1135 SBC
Residential Electrician's Assistant High School, Adult $1,950 M-F 780 SBC
Residential HVAC Installer High School, Adult $1,163 M-F 515 SBC
Residential HVAC Installer - Evening Adult $1,163 M-Th 515 SBC

Short-term Courses

10-Hour Construction Industry

This training provides entry-level construction workers information about their rights and employer responsibilities. Learn how to file a complaint, as well as how to identify, abate, avoid and prevent job related hazards on a construction site. Review a variety of construction safety and health hazards which a worker may encounter at a construction site. Emphasis on hazard identification, avoidance, control and prevention.

Requirements: Minimum of 10 instruction hours.
Book: $ 0
Supplies: $ 0
Tuition: $ 99
Days Date Time Hours Location Course Code
S
7/08 to 7/15
8:00am to 1:30pm
10.0 EDC 25246
MT
8/07 to 8/08
8:00am to 1:30pm
10.0 EDC 25248
S
9/02 to 9/09
8:00am to 1:30pm
10.0 EDC 25247
TW
10/10 to 10/11
8:00am to 1:30pm
10.0 EDC 25249

10-Hour General Industry

General industry workers explore your rights and employer responsibilities. Learn how to file a complaint, as well as identify, abate, avoid and prevent hazards on a job site. Review a variety of general industry safety and health hazards which a worker may encounter. Emphasis on hazard identification, avoidance, control and preventio

Requirements: Minimum of 10 instruction hours.
Book: $ 0
Supplies: $ 0
Tuition: $ 99
Days Date Time Hours Location Course Code
MT
7/17 to 7/18
8:00am to 1:30pm
10.0 EDC 25250
S
8/05 to 8/12
8:00am to 1:30pm
10.0 EDC 25251

2015 International Mechanical Code Changes

Review changes to the International Fuel Gas and Mechanical Codes for the 2015 code cycle. Completion of this course meets the Oklahoma Construction Industries Board 6-hour continuing education requirement for the Mechanical Journeymen and the Contractors license renewal.

Requirements: Bring your own Oklahoma Uniform Building Code Commission 2015 Code Adoptions. 6 continuing education units.
Book: $ 0
Supplies: $ 0
Tuition: $ 55
Days Date Time Hours Location Course Code
S 7/15
8:00am to 2:30pm
6.0 EDC 24920
S 7/22
8:00am to 2:30pm
6.0 EDC 24919
S 8/12
8:00am to 2:30pm
6.0 EDC 24918
S 9/16
8:00am to 2:30pm
6.0 EDC 24917
S 10/14
8:00am to 2:30pm
6.0 EDC 24916
S 11/11
8:00am to 2:30pm
6.0 EDC 24915
S 12/09
8:00am to 2:30pm
6.0 EDC 24914

2017 NEC Code Changes

Learn the most recent changes to the National Electrical Code (NEC) effective for the 2017 code cycle. Completion of the course meets the requirement for the Electrical Journeymen and Contractors' license renewal and earn 6 CEU's. This course is beneficial to Electrical Apprentices seeking a better understanding of the Code in their pursuit of the Electrical Journeyman's License.

Requirements: Bring Code Book.
Pre-requisite(s): Provide name as listed on your license, state control number and state license number.
Book: $ 85
Supplies: $ 0
Tuition: $ 55
Days Date Time Hours Location Course Code
S 7/29
8:00am to 2:30pm
6.0 EDC 24776
S 8/26
8:00am to 2:30pm
6.0 EDC 24775

Blueprint Reading and Drawing for Construction Trades

Learn how to read construction drawings. Review the components of a blueprint, scales used for constructions, abbreviations, symbols and keynotes. You may even bring a project to develop in class!

Book: $ 0
Supplies: $ 0
Tuition: $ 100
Days Date Time Hours Location Course Code
S
8/26 to 9/23
9:00am to 12:00pm
15.0 SBC 25148

Boiler Operations-Low Pressure

Learn the basic properties of low-pressure steam and hot water boilers, as well as related equipment and controls. Prepares you to take the boiler operator exam for OKC second class. Metro Tech has been approved by the Oklahoma Department of Labor to provide training and to administer the examination for the State Boiler Operator license.

Book: $ 165
Supplies: $ 0
Tuition: $ 299
Days Date Time Hours Location Course Code
TTh
9/12 to 11/16
6:00pm to 9:00pm
60.0 EDC 24778

Cabinet and Furniture Making

Learn the shop safety and construction techniques to build beautiful cabinets and furniture to add your unique signature to your home. Subjects include project selection and design, joinery techniques, wood selection, finish considerations and project preparation for durable finishes.

Pre-requisite(s): Basic carpentry knowledge. Talk with instructor before enrolling.
Book: $ 0
Supplies: $ 0
Tuition: $ 400
Days Date Time Hours Location Course Code
TTh
9/07 to 1/18
6:30pm to 9:30pm
96.0 SBC 24790

Carpentry 101

Explore the different types of building materials, fasteners, adhesives, hand tools and power tools used by carpenters and those working in the construction industry. Review safety guidelines, procedures and learn general terms associated with the construction trade. Discover modern carpentry practices and procedures while creating a final project. Cover the fundamentals of plans, building codes, framing techniques, as well as roofing terms and tools, hanging and fitting doors and much more.

Requirements: Students provide their own materials for project.
Book: $ 60
Supplies: $ 0
Tuition: $ 150
Days Date Time Hours Location Course Code
S
9/16 to 11/18
9:00am to 2:00pm
50.0 SBC 25167

Drafting Technician Architectural (CAD)-I

Learn the fundamentals of computer aided drafting (CAD). Practice the basic commands of CAD leading to the Drafting Technician Architectural (CAD)-II.

Book: $ 50
Supplies: $ 0
Tuition: $ 240
Days Date Time Hours Location Course Code
TTh
9/12 to 11/02
6:00pm to 9:00pm
48.0 SBC 25018

Drafting Technician Architectural (CAD)-II

Build expertise and manage complex concepts of CAD. Apply theory while working on a project. Your project may include drawings and project management. Several classes may be needed for mastering your techniques.

Requirements: Use book from Drafting Technician Architectural (CAD)-I.
Pre-requisite(s): Completion of Drafting Technician Architectural (CAD)-I or basic knowledge of CAD.
Book: $ 50
Supplies: $ 0
Tuition: $ 240
Days Date Time Hours Location Course Code
TTh
9/12 to 11/02
6:00pm to 9:00pm
48.0 SBC 25019

Effective Leadership Skills for Construction Supervisors

Help lower financial risks by building a pipeline of field leaders to enhance your organization. Future leaders gain the ability to execute projects on time and within budget, thus increasing organizational loyalty. Review real-world examples of construction leadership in action. Detailed case studies provide opportunities to analyze leadership concepts and learn actions taken by effective leaders. Each section ends with discussion items that elicit critical thinking and action items that learners may apply in their own careers.

Book: $ 75
Supplies: $ 0
Tuition: $ 165
Days Date Time Hours Location Course Code
MTWTh
8/14 to 8/31
6:00pm to 9:00pm
36.0 EDC 24912

EPA 608 Technician Certification

The U.S. Federal Government requires all individuals who install, service or maintain appliances containing refrigerants to be certified. This course will prepare the student for successful completion of the EPAs Section 608 Universal technician certification of stationary equipment.
Students will be given a test booklet to study outside of class time, and will have three opportunities to complete certification.
Class will be taught in English, but Spanish versions of the booklet and test are available with notification prior to class.
EPA test will be an on-line test only.
Cost of exam is included in the tuition.

Requirements: HVAC Technician
Book: $ 0
Supplies: $ 25
Tuition: $ 42
Days Date Time Hours Location Course Code
F 8/18
8:00am to 4:00pm
8.0 SBC 24791
F 8/18
8:00am to 4:00pm
8.0 SBC 24791
F 10/20
8:00am to 4:00pm
8.0 SBC 24792
F 10/20
8:00am to 4:00pm
8.0 SBC 24792
F 11/10
8:00am to 4:00pm
8.0 SBC 24793
F 11/10
8:00am to 4:00pm
8.0 SBC 24793

Furniture Upholstery

Pursue a career or hobby using your own furniture! Produce a handcrafted article you will be proud to display. Advanced students learn tufting, channeling and pillow backs. Tools and sewing machines are provided. Book can be purchased the first night of class.

Requirements: First time students need to purchase a book.
Book: $ 25
Supplies: $ 0
Tuition: $ 450
Days Date Time Hours Location Course Code
MW
9/11 to 1/24
6:00pm to 9:00pm
96.0 SBC 24794

Mathematics for the Trades

Working in the trades requires strong numeracy skills to help you succeed on the job. This class includes basic math applications, measurements and calculations, as well as preparing bills, making payments and scheduling.

Pre-requisite(s): Assessment test
Book: $ 0
Supplies: $ 0
Tuition: $ 99
Days Date Time Hours Location Course Code
MT
5/30 to 7/03
6:00pm to 9:00pm
30.0 SBC 24080

Sewing for Beginners to Advanced

Enjoy sewing clothes from custom-designed to fitted garments. Learn to create your own patterns and make your dreams of fashion and interior design a reality! Safety and maintenance on sewing machines, sergers, pressing equipment and cutting tools will be covered. Sewing machines are provided. Students will supply materials needed for projects. If you prefer sergers to sewing machines, you must bring your own. Books may be purchased the first night of course.

Book: $ 75
Supplies: $ 0
Tuition: $ 185
Days Date Time Hours Location Course Code
MW
4/03 to 6/26
6:30pm to 9:30pm
72.0 SBC 23991
MW
9/12 to 12/07
6:30pm to 9:30pm
72.0 SBC 24911