Industry, Manufacturing & Construction

Pathway

Learn by doing and develop skills valued by employers with our advanced manufacturing and architectural technology programs. These programs allow you to find a technical path that aligns with your skills and goals regardless of your level of experience.

Complete a state-approved career and technical education certification at Delta-Montrose Area, Emily Griffith or Pickens technical colleges then apply for CCD’s applied technology program, which prepares you with technical and employment skills.
yellow hard hat, work gloves and tool belt next to building plans
  • Applied Technology

    Curriculum
    Direct to Work
    Offered in the Classroom & 25% Online
These programs are designed to provide a springboard into a rewarding career, whether it involves transfer into a four-year degree program or direct employment within the design community as an architectural technologist paraprofessional.
male student sits at a drafting table during class
  • Architectural Technologies

    Curriculum
    Direct to Work
    Offered in the Classroom & 33% Online
  • Architectural Studies

    Curriculum
    Transfer to CU Denver's College of Architecture and Planning
  • Contemporary Building Technology

    Curriculum
    Direct to Work, Stackable
    Offered in the Classroom
  • Revit

    Curriculum
    Direct to Work, Stackable
    Offered in the Classroom
Combine the art of design and the craft of building. Prepare for a great career in Denver’s booming construction industry.
a male student and a female student look at blueprints with a man at a construction site
  • Advanced Building Crafts

    Curriculum
    Direct to Work
    Offered in the Classroom
  • Basic Building Crafts

    Curriculum
    Direct to Work
    Offered in the Classroom
The next generation of architectural designers will be challenged to give shape to a sustainable world. Develop a proficiency in a broad spectrum of current and widely used digital design software.
student gives a presentation of his digital designs
  • Digital Design Media

    Curriculum
    Direct to Work
    Offered in the Classroom
  • Digital Design Media Certificate

    Curriculum
    Direct to Work, Stackable
    Offered in the Classroom
Gain the skills to succeed in the growing design and engineering fields. Learn how to use 2D and 3D parametric software to capture the idea and communicate it. Become skilled in Computer Aided Drafting and Design (CADD) to prepare for this in-demand career.
student works on building a machine
  • Computer Aided Drafting & Design / Mechanical Designer

    Curriculum
    Direct to Work
    Offered in the Classroom
  • Inventor

    Curriculum
    Direct to Work
  • Solidworks

    Curriculum
    Direct to Work
    Offered in the Classroom
  • Scanned Input 3D Modeling

    Curriculum
    Direct to Work
    Offered in the Classroom
  • Computer Aided Drafting & Design Basic

    Curriculum
    Offered in the Classroom
  • Computer Aided Drafting & Design Intermediate

    Curriculum
    Offered in the Classroom
Train in our state-of-the-art manufacturing center! Welding careers are in demand as they are needed in all sorts of trades — from construction to the energy field.
female welder with protective gear
  • Fabrication Welder

    Curriculum
    Direct to Work
    Offered in the Classroom & 20% Online
  • Basic Welding

    Curriculum
    Direct to Work, Stackable
    Offered in the Classroom & 24% Online
  • Intermediate Welding

    Curriculum
    Direct to Work, Stackable
    Offered in the Classroom & 29% Online
  • Arc Welder

    Curriculum
    Direct to Work, Stackable
    Offered in the Classroom & 14% Online
  • Fabrication Welder Certificate

    Curriculum
    Direct to Work, Stackable
Train in our state-of-the-art manufacturing center! CCD's machine technologies program provides you with classroom learning and hands-on experience with manual lathes, milling machines, and computer numeric control (CNC) machines.
CNC Manufacturing
  • CNC Manufacturing

    Curriculum
    Direct to Work
    Offered in the Classroom & 26% Online
  • Basic Machining

    Curriculum
    Direct to Work, Stackable
    Offered in the Classroom & 17% Online
  • Intermediate Machining

    Curriculum
    Direct to Work, Stackable
    Offered in the Classroom & 14% Online
  • CNC Machine Tool Operator

    Curriculum
    Direct to Work, Stackable
    Offered in the Classroom & 17% Online
  • Industrial Maintenance Technologies

    Curriculum
    Direct to Work
    Offered in the Classroom & 17% Online
  • Multi-Axis Lathe

    Curriculum
    Direct to Work
    Offered in the Classroom
  • CNC Wire EDM

    Curriculum
    Direct to Work
    Offered in the Classroom
  • Five-Axis Milling Machine

    Curriculum
    Direct to Work
    Offered in the Classroom
Develop a proficiency in integrated concepts for energy and resource conservation in architectural design and the methodologies used to implement them. CCD is a cost-effective springboard for transfer into a four-year nonprofessional degree program in architecture.
students at a drafting table
  • Sustainable Design

    Curriculum
    Direct to Work
    Offered in the Classroom
  • Sustainable Design Certificate

    Curriculum
    Direct to Work, Stackable
    Offered in the Classroom