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Blinn Technical and Community Education

Blinn College offers short-term Technical/Career Workforce Education classes as well as Skills Upgrade classes at Blinn’s four campus locations (Brenham, Bryan, Sealy, and Schulenburg). These classes are offered throughout the year, so check the website often for upcoming class registration dates.

New Construction Programs

Plumbing Course and Carpentry Course offered at A. W. Hodde Jr. Technical Education Center <Read More>

Begin your path to a new career today

Looking for fast training that prepares you for high-demand Brazos Valley construction jobs?

Blinn College offers a variety of training options that will help you obtain the marketable skills needed for a high-demand career in less than four weeks.

Courses Offered:

Plumbing   HVAC
Carpentry   Facilities
Electrical     Welding

Scholarships Available through Workforce Solutions Brazos Valley, for qualified participants.


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Jump-Start Your Career with Construction Trades Training - Classes Start Soon


The National Center for Construction Education and Research (NCCER) is a non-profit foundation developed with the support of more than 125 construction CEOs and academic leaders to provide nationally recognized training, assessment, and certification standards for the construction trades.

Technical/Career Classes

  • Technical/Career classes are short-term (1-9 months in duration)
  • Designed to provide the student with the knowledge and ability to enter the workforce immediately after the completion of the classes
  • Many of these classes do not require a high school diploma (although a diploma or GED is preferred), and enrollment is fast and easy
  • These classes are non-credit, which means the student does not have to go through the admissions process in order to enroll

Current Technical/Career class offerings include:

    CDL Truck Driving Electrical Technician Medical Secretary Welding
    Certified Nurse Aide HVAC Technician Pharmacy Technician
    Certified Medication Aide Machining Phlebotomy

Skills Upgrade Classes

  • Skills Upgrade classes are very short in duration (between 8-40 hours in most cases)
  • Designed to provide current workers with up-to-date skills in a subject area.
  • We are constantly designing new Skills Upgrade classes, so be sure to check the webpage often for new offerings.

Current Skills Upgrade class offerings include:

    OSHA 10 and 30-hour safety classes Forklift Operator Certification
    CPR (Red Cross and AHA) Computer Software (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, QuickBooks)
    Customer Service, Supervision Time Management
    Business Communication Critical Thinking
    CMA Refresher Electrical Refresher

For More Information on Classes

Brenham Bryan Schulenburg Sealy
979-830-4443 979-209-7205 979-743-5237 979-627-7997




Workforce Education

Connecting you to your future

Workforce Education non-credit classes are designed, both in subject and format, to fulfill specific workforce training needs for individuals, businesses and industry. These courses are designed to provide training for a career, including preparation for industry certification where appropriate.  Students will master a workforce skill without taking entrance exams or enrolling in college credit courses. Programs vary in length and are offered in a non-tradition format with daytime, evening and weekend options at seven campus locations.