Trades & Industry

High-quality employees are in demand. Now is the best time to complete professional training at FCC.
FCC’s Trades & Industry programs provide expert knowledge, high-tech skills and hands-on experience at The Monroe Center, Maryland’s largest state-of-the-art college training facility. Begin an exciting new career, take professional development courses or prepare for industry certification.
High-level instruction, provided by expert faculty, consists of classroom experience and practical application in our fully-equipped training labs. Full and part-time coursework is available in a variety of affordable, flexible and convenient formats. Program offerings include:
  • Carpentry
  • Culinary & Hospitality
  • Do-It-Yourself!
  • Electrical
  • Emergency Management
  • HVAC
  • Industry Test Prep
  • Safety
  • Welding
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Class Schedule

CE Schedule

Additional Information

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   Trades Open House


Program Descriptions

Continuing Education Certificate - Specialized Career Training
Certificate awarded upon successful completion of four basic 90-hour continuing education courses offering fundamentals, applications and specialized training.
Letter of Recognition (LOR) - Specialized Track (11 credits)
Introduction to the basics of a specialized trade, select opportunities to earn industry certification.
Career Certificate - Specialized Track (19-27 credits)
To further build an individual’s knowledge of a specific trade, the program incorporates advanced courses, practical experience, customer relations and opportunities for internship.

FCC and UMUC Articulation Agreement
FCC and the University of Maryland University College (UMUC) are proud to partner in education through an articulation agreement. Students earning an A.A.S. at FCC may transfer and apply earned credits towards a Bachelor of Science, Management Studies, at UMUC.

Faculty Listing

Our professionally-trained, experienced and licensed faculty members provide students with high-quality, focused instruction in a variety of specialty areas.
Michael Bonner
Faculty: Electrical Building Trades

Joshua Discus
Faculty: Welding Building Trades

Rich Gaver
Faculty: Electrical Building Trades

John Hill
Faculty: Welding Building Trades

Chuck LoSchiavo
Faculty: Electrical and HVAC Building Trades

Malik Salaam
Faculty: HVAC Building Trades

Travis Young
Faculty: Electrical Building Trades

Class and Training Locations

To best fit the scheduling needs of our participants, Trades & Industry classes and workshops are held at FCC's Monroe Center, located just minutes from our main campus.
The Monroe Center
200 Monroe Avenue
Frederick, MD 21701


Carrie Wyrick, Program Manager
Trades & Industry, The Monroe Center
240.629.7985 ▪ CWyrick