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Get the Training You Need to Succeed

Are you the person everyone calls on to fix things? Are you naturally curious about how skyscrapers are built, or how bridges work?

At Los Rios, we’re training Building Trades and Construction students in best practices, hands-on learning, and emerging industry trends. Our colleges are dedicated to teaching you the latest techniques to make you immediately marketable.

In two years or less, you’ll have the technical skills to confidently work in the building industry in a variety of disciplines.

Earn What You Deserve

In this industry, the possibilities are limitless. With a degree or certificate in hand, you can expect to make around $60,000. Some job opportunities can include benefits like medical, paid time off, maternity/paternity leave policies, and investment opportunities.

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Career Opportunities You Can Explore Now

As our population grows, so does the demand for careers in the fields of energy, construction, and utilities.

California is requiring more alternative and efficient energy sources. Students who choose a path in this industry set themselves up for job security knowing that the state is investing in this field and many others like it.


The need for building trades and construction jobs will grow by 12% by 2023. That amounts to approximately 12,485 job openings in the Sacramento region.
Career pathways include architecture, construction, electrical work, mechanical work, inspection, energy improvement, and many more.
With a certificate in Building Trades and Construction, you can find yourself at a booming work site, the forefront of evolutionary technology, or helping communities to build a better tomorrow.
To learn more about other programs offered at the colleges of Los Rios, visit the college websites.