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Construction Trades at Central Piedmont Community College

If you plan to study construction trades, take a look at what Central Piedmont Community College has to offer and decide if the program is a good match for you. Get started with the following essential facts.

Central Piedmont Community College is located in Charlotte, North Carolina and approximately 18,646 students attend the school each year. During the the most recent year for which data is available, 18 students received their associate's degree in construction trades.

Want to know more about the career opportunities in this field? Check out the Careers in Construction Trades section at the bottom of this page.

Central Piedmont Community College Construction Trades Degrees Available

  • Basic Certificate in Construction Trades (Less Than 1 Year)
  • Associate’s Degree in Construction Trades

Online Classes Are Available at Central Piedmont Community College

Don't have the time or the flexibility in your schedule to take traditional classes? Online courses may be the perfect solution for you. They allow independent learners to study when and where they want to while offering the rigor of in-person classes.

Are you one of the many who prefer to take online classes? Central Piedmont Community College offers distance education options for construction trades at the following degree levels:

Central Piedmont Community College Construction Trades Rankings

Note: Although rankings can help you see some information about a school, it's not a good idea to depend on them alone. Be sure to check out other things about the school before making your decision to attend.

Construction Trades Student Demographics at Central Piedmont Community College

Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the construction trades majors at Central Piedmont Community College.

Central Piedmont Community College Construction Trades Associate’s Program

33% Women
39% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
For the most recent academic year available, 67% of construction trades associate's degrees went to men and 33% went to women. The typical associate's degree program in construction trades only graduates about 6% women each year. The program at Central Piedmont Community College may seem more female-friendly since it graduates 27% more women than average.


The majority of those who receive an associate's degree in construction trades at Central Piedmont Community College are white. Around 56% fell into this category, which is typical for this degree.

The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from Central Piedmont Community College with a associate's in construction trades.

Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 0
Black or African American 3
Hispanic or Latino 4
White 10
International Students 0
Other Races/Ethnicities 1

Concentrations Within Construction Trades

Construction Trades majors may want to concentrate their studies in one of these areas. The completion numbers here include all graduates who receive any type of degree in this field from Central Piedmont Community College. Some of these focus areas may not be available for your degree level.

Concentration Annual Degrees Awarded
Electrical & Power Transmission Installers 43
Building Management & Inspection 36

Careers That Construction Trades Grads May Go Into

A degree in construction trades can lead to the following careers. Since job numbers and average salaries can vary by geographic location, we have only included the numbers for NC, the home state for Central Piedmont Community College.

Occupation Jobs in NC Average Salary in NC
Maintenance and Repair Workers 43,960 $39,620
Construction Trades and Extraction Worker Supervisors 26,120 $60,390
Carpenters 17,700 $37,180
Mechanic, and Repairer Supervisors 16,410 $67,030
Electricians 16,220 $44,140


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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