Surry Community College has several classes in the construction trade
starting in July. Tuition assistance may be available for students.
Masonry, Brick and Stone
will be offered Mondays through Thursdays, July 6 through Aug. 13, from
5 to 9 p.m. at Surry Community College, 630 S. Main St., Dobson. This
course provides training on basic principles and practices of masonry.
Topics include standard tools, materials, cost estimating, foundations,
bonding variations, expansion joints, wall ties, building codes, and
other related topics. Upon completion, students should be able to
demonstrate knowledge of safety practices, blueprint reading, and basic
tool use; identify materials, operate machinery and lay masonry units
including brick, block, and stone. The course is a total of 96 hours.
Pre-registration and payment of $183 are required.
will be held on Tuesdays and Thursdays, July 28 through October 15,
from 5 to 9 p.m. at Surry Community College, 630 S. Main St., Dobson.
Plumbing offers a career with good pay and available job openings.
Surry’s Plumbing Workforce Certificate will prepare students for the
field of plumbing. The training covers basic estimating, installation,
and maintenance of plumbing systems and components through appropriate
use of plumbing tools and standard practices. North Carolina plumbing
codes and regulations will be incorporated. Pre-registration and payment
of $183 are required.
Virginia residents will pay the same
tuition rate as North Carolina students for these Workforce Training
courses. There are many grants and scholarship opportunities available
to help pay for many of the courses. Students should complete the form
to see if they are eligible. Surry Community College can assist
students with job search, job applications, and resumes. For more
information or to register for a class, call (336) 386-3618. You may
also register online.
Choosing a college is an important decision, and we’re pleased that you’re interested in Surry Community College.