Take the first step toward learning the skills that employers need today!

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Pima Community College is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (hlcommission.org), a regional accreditation agency recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.


No matter what you specialize in, there are more than 1,000 job openings in Pima County! 

  • Carpenter: 3,131
  • Plumber: 1,297
  • HVAC Technician: 1,303
  • Electrician: 1,544

Source: EMSI, 2020 data


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The credential you earn from Pima stacks up toward advanced certifications and degrees at Pima. Through our Prior Learning Assessment program, you can earn up to a semester’s worth of college credit, depending on your course of study at PIma. And if you already have an industry credential, it can convert into even more college credit at Pima.

New from Pima Community College: PimaFastTrack

More Reasons to Love Pima

Earn in-demand industry certifications:

  • NCCER Core
  • NCCER Level I (Carpentry, Electrical, HVAC, or Plumbing)
  • EPA 608
  • NC3 Mike Rowe 

Relevant, in-demand skills - for today and tomorrow:

  • Critical thinking 
  • Project management
  • Problem solving
  • Working in teams

Craft timeless, in-demand skills.
Learn techniques at Pima that are useful in a wide variety of rewarding careers. Choose from four disciplines: Electrical, Carpentry, HVAC (Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning), or Plumbing. Each offers practical instruction and includes hands-on experience with the most current construction technology. 

Hybrid Learning: Experience the Best of Both Worlds

You complete class activities online at your own pace, from anywhere you have an internet connection.

You attend a lecture or lab on specific days and times and collaborate with your instructor and classmates.

This course employs hybrid learning, which combines online and in-person instruction. Experience the best of both worlds!

Financial assistance is available.  Our dedicated advisors are ready to help you every step of the way. Our faculty members have industry experience and are dedicated to your success.

Wraparound Support

Career Services: Get connected to employers hiring. 
Prior Learning Assessment: Earn credentials to use for credit.
Tuition Reimbursement: Ask your employer if this applies.

More Options to Explore


Source:  Bureau of Labor Statistics median salaries

Median Salary in the Electrician Sector is

Great Earnings Potential

What You’ll Learn: All Programs

Read and Interpret Blueprints

Use Hand and Power Tools With the Proper Safety Protocols

Construction and Worksite Safety

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PimaFastTrack is a new way to go to college. It’s built for adult learners who want to quickly get industry-recognized skills. Through PimaFastTrack you can work full-time, raise a family, and learn today's in-demand skills for a new career. 

A trades program can be completed in four months.


Everything from textbooks to certification exams.
No hidden fees! 

No need to take an entrance exam, provide a transcript, or fill out multiple forms.


Our advisers will help you every step of the way.

You’ll get a personal adviser to help you from start (registration) to finish.

Build a real career

What You'll Learn: Specific Programs  

Electrical Theory and Conduit Bending

HVAC Maintenance, Refrigeration Concepts, and Coolant Handling

Math for the Jobsite and Plumbing Fixture Installation

Carpentry Skills Like Doors, Framing, and Finishing



What key skills will students learn? Employers are looking for individuals who understand construction drawing, who are professional and understand what it means to be a good employee. Our students will get that training, and more.

What makes BCT faculty special? Almost everyone in the Building and Construction Technologies department comes from industry. They have insight and experience. They want to share their experience and get you prepared for a career that has treated them very well. 

- Patrick Lawless, Building and Construction Technologies

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Classes Start Jan. 31!