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Architecture & Construction

This Career Cluster® is focused on careers in designing, planning, managing, building and maintaining the built environment.

Below are the Architecture & Construction career cluster pathways. Each pathway has various occupations that share common skills, knowledge, and interests. Discover possible occupations by selecting a pathway below:

Design/Pre-Construction
Construction
Maintenance/Operations

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Heating, Air Conditioning & Refrigeration (HVACR)

Heating, air conditioning, and refrigeration mechanics and installers—often called HVACR technicians—work on heating, ventilation, cooling, and refrigeration systems that control the…

Architectural/Design Construction Technology, A.A.S.

The Architectural/Design Construction Technology program deals with the design and construction of homes, schools, commercial, industrial, and public buildings and…

Civil & Construction Applied Engineering Technology

The Civil and Construction Applied Engineering Technology Associate of Applied Science degree program is designed to provide students with the…

Electrical-Electronics Engineering Technology, A.S.

The primary objective of the Electrical-Electronics Engineering Technology program is to prepare students to become Engineering Technicians. A graduate of…

Master HVAC/R Technician, T.D.

The Technical Diploma in Master HVAC/R Technician program will provide the majority of intensive training needed for the skills needed…

Certified HVAC Technician, C.T.S.

The Certified HVAC Technician program will provide the majority of intensive training needed for the skills needed for any type…

Fire Science Technology, A.A.S.

Fire Science Technology prepares current fire service professionals for promotion and provides an overview of the necessary information for the various…

Computer Aided Design and Drafting, C.T.S.

The certificate program in Computer Aided Design and Drafting is designed to develop skills and techniques used in the drafting room.…

Electrician: Commercial, C.T.S.

The Certificate of Technical Studies program in Electrician: Commercial is designed to prepare individuals to apply technical knowledge and skills…

Fire Science Technology, C.T.S.

The objective of the Fire Science Technology Certificate program is to enable current Fire Science professionals to obtain credentials needed in…

Welding

The mission of the Welding Program is to provide instruction and related hands-on experience in the world of cutting and…

Electric Line Technician, C.T.S.

The Electric Line Technician Program prepares individuals to work on utility and construction company line crews.

Electrician: Residential, C.T.S.

The Certificate of Technical Studies in Electrician: Residential is designed to prepare individuals to apply technical knowledge and skills to…

Electrical Construction, CTC

Electricians install and maintain residential, commercial, and industrial electrical and power systems. Depending on their level of skill and certification,…

Refrigeration Helper

Refrigeration Helper I, Certificate of Technical Studies Nunez Program   Domestic Refrigeration Helper II, Certificate of Technical Studies Nunez Program

Programs

Architectural/Design Construction Technology, A.A.S.

The Architectural/Design Construction Technology program deals with the design and construction of homes, schools, commercial, industrial, and public buildings and…

Certified HVAC Technician, C.T.S.

The Certified HVAC Technician program will provide the majority of intensive training needed for the skills needed for any type…

Civil & Construction Applied Engineering Technology

The Civil and Construction Applied Engineering Technology Associate of Applied Science degree program is designed to provide students with the…

Computer Aided Design and Drafting, C.T.S.

The certificate program in Computer Aided Design and Drafting is designed to develop skills and techniques used in the drafting room.…

Electric Line Technician, C.T.S.

The Electric Line Technician Program prepares individuals to work on utility and construction company line crews.

Electrical Construction, CTC

Electricians install and maintain residential, commercial, and industrial electrical and power systems. Depending on their level of skill and certification,…

Electrical-Electronics Engineering Technology, A.S.

The primary objective of the Electrical-Electronics Engineering Technology program is to prepare students to become Engineering Technicians. A graduate of…

Electrician: Commercial, C.T.S.

The Certificate of Technical Studies program in Electrician: Commercial is designed to prepare individuals to apply technical knowledge and skills…

Electrician: Residential, C.T.S.

The Certificate of Technical Studies in Electrician: Residential is designed to prepare individuals to apply technical knowledge and skills to…

Fire Science Technology, A.A.S.

Fire Science Technology prepares current fire service professionals for promotion and provides an overview of the necessary information for the various…

Fire Science Technology, C.T.S.

The objective of the Fire Science Technology Certificate program is to enable current Fire Science professionals to obtain credentials needed in…

Heating, Air Conditioning & Refrigeration (HVACR)

Heating, air conditioning, and refrigeration mechanics and installers—often called HVACR technicians—work on heating, ventilation, cooling, and refrigeration systems that control the…

Master HVAC/R Technician, T.D.

The Technical Diploma in Master HVAC/R Technician program will provide the majority of intensive training needed for the skills needed…

Refrigeration Helper

Refrigeration Helper I, Certificate of Technical Studies Nunez Program   Domestic Refrigeration Helper II, Certificate of Technical Studies Nunez Program

Welding

The mission of the Welding Program is to provide instruction and related hands-on experience in the world of cutting and…

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Map Your Career Path to Success

The state’s Career and Technical Education Programs of study are approved by the Louisiana Board of Regents and organized under …

HVACInformed

HVACInformed.com is the news, analysis and information platform serving the cooling, heating and air ventilation industries

Air-Conditioning, Heating, and Refrigeration Institute (AHRI)

The Air-Conditioning, Heating, and Refrigeration Institute (AHRI) is the trade association representing manufacturers of HVACR and water heating equipment within …

The ACHR News

Air Conditioning, Heating & Refrigeration News is the weekly newsmagazine of the HVACR contractor covering residential and commercial contracting.

Tools Of The Trade

As an HVAC technician, you have your favorites. Read how professionals view their tools.

HVAC System Options for Sports and Recreation Facilities

Since 2003, the Sports Facilities Companies, comprised of Sports Facilities Advisory, Sports Facilities Management, and Sports Facilities Development, have become …

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