Mar 21, 2023  
2022-2023 Lane Community College Catalog 
2022-2023 Lane Community College Catalog

Construction Trades, General Apprenticeship, 1-yr Certificate

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Length:  Varies depending on trade area

Program Contacts

Estimated Cost: $10,364

  • Resident Tuition: $6,758*
  • Technology Fees: $663
  • General Student Fees: $1,627**
  • Online Course Fee: $80 (if applicable)
  • Books / Course Materials: $1,237 (Some courses use Open Educational Resources (OER), which are free or low-cost materials.)

Costs provided are estimates only. Learn more and view current tuition and fee information at

Resident tuition is based on all program requirements (general education, core, directed electives). Any prerequisites required prior to the entry of the program will be listed separately.

** General Student fees are paid once each term, depending on whether you are taking classes on Main Campus, or at one of the outreach centers or by distance learning. 

*** Any special info about program costs or expenses.

**** This is the total of all the differential fees attached to the courses in this program.

Program Learning Outcomes

The purpose of this program is to provide a structured system of training in construction trades or occupations, leading to certification status. Students may earn a Certificate of Completion in Construction Trades, General Apprenticeship by successfully completing 36-45 core related training credits with a grade of C or better in all courses, and completing related instruction in communications, computation, and human relations.

Students who complete this program will be able to:

PLO 1 - Apply theory as it relates to trade competencies
PLO 2 - Perform the duties and responsibilities of the individual construction trade/occupation

Admission Information

Students must be registered apprentices with the State of Oregon Bureau of Labor and Industries. Information is available at

Program Requirements

Program Core Courses

Complete all courses listed in one of the following trades. Program Core courses must be completed with a letter grade of C or better. P/NP is not accepted.


Licensing and Certification

An apprenticeship “Award of Completion” issued by the Oregon Bureau of Labor and Industries Apprenticeship and Training Division certifies that an individual has been trained in all aspects of an occupation and has met the requirements for program completion. This certificate is recognized throughout Oregon and industry-wide as a valid indicator of high quality, standardized training, and it provides on-the-job training documentation for community college credit. Licensing or Other Certification Exams: HVAC technician/installer and plumber trades require successful completion of trade-specific licensure examinations through the Oregon Building Codes Division.

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