Construction, Manufacturing and Transportation

Traditional education and four-year degrees are not for everyone. If you have specific interests and like to be hands-on, then look no further. Career and technical degrees and certificates at John Wood offer specialized training that will help you get the career you want and fast!

JWCC has partnered with area employers to develop career and technical programs that provide the right training you need to move ahead or retrain for a new career. Students get hands-on experience using the latest equipment and are taught by professionals working in the industry.

Technical Degrees (AAS)
Computer-Aided Design (CAD)
Construction Technology
Electrical Technology
Manufacturing Technology

Computer-Aided Design/Computer-Aided Manufacturing
Construction Management
Finish Carpentry
Rough Frame Carpentry
Truck Driving



Program Timeframe Estimated Salary
COMPUTER-NUMERIC CONTROL (CNC) Two Years $30,000 - 40,000
COMPUTER-AIDED DESIGN (CAD) Two Years $30,000 - 40,000
CONSTRUCTION One or two years $25,000 - 45,000
ELECTRICAL One or two years $30,000 - 50,000
TRANSPORTATION Six to 11 weeks $30,000 - 50,000
WELDING 16 weeks $25,000 - 30,000