Construction Careers


We hope this information is helpful in assisting you to become familiar with what Lawson State Community College has to offer in Occupational and Career Technical Education. The Construction Career area is made up of multiple disciplines with-in the Occupational and Career Technical Education Division and offers you an opportunity to train and become career ready in a variety of in-demand professions. Your training will be provided by highly competent and qualified faculty with hands-on experience in the profession you have chosen. This division strategically explores other in-demand occupations to add to our academic inventory to offer you.

Click the "Job Outlook" bar to look up the Department of Labor Statistics on your select field of interest.  What does your future career pay?  What are the job prospects?  Are you attempting to study a "high demand" job?  Find out.     Construction Career Programs:

Listed below you will find our current career option (our programs) you can explore within this division:

Air Conditioning and Refrigeration

Building Construction


You will be able to locate additional information on each program by clicking on the links above.  We highly encourage you to meet with any of the instructional advisors for a more in-depth conversation regarding the program you may be interested in so you can narrow your career option. The advantage you will find by choosing a career path is that it can take as little as (6) six months – (1) one year to complete your program of study and graduating from a reputable institution of higher learning right in your community. 

Areas that can aid you in receiving one or more national or state certification are: Air Conditioning and Refrigeration area which can help you earn an EPA section 608 refrigerant handling certification, along with 8 industrial specialty certifications and it has an Alabama license contractor prep course. The Plumbing can help you with an apprentice certification and help you prepare for the Alabama state journey licenses. Due to the unique design of each program’s curriculum, any student committed to making a difference in their lives through academic training can be confident that you have been exposed to the necessary skills to become prepared for the professional licensure examination and employment marketability. These career options will not only prepare you to become a skilled professional, but also a respected entrepreneur that meets the demands of Business and Industry.  Again, the Construction careers Department welcomes you, and thank you for giving us consideration for your career educational needs.

“Where Lives Are Changed Through Career Education”