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Historic Preservation Construction

Gain specialized skills to help preserve and maintain structures in our nation’s historic communities.

Cape Fear Community College, together with the Historic Wilmington Foundation , is offering Historic Preservation Trades courses to meet the needs of historic home and business owners in our community.

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Note: Dates are tentative and subject to change.

Intro to Historic Preservation Construction (Sept. 2021)

96 hrs

Historic Preservation Construction (Spring 2022)

96 hrs

Historic Construction Trades (Summer 2022)

96 hrs


Upon successful completion of all three courses, students will earn a certificate in Historic Preservation Construction from Cape Fear Community College.

Job & Industry

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the median annual wage for carpenters was $48,330 in May 2019.

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Historic Trades Preservation Technology

The Historic Preservation Technology: A Primer textbook by Robert A. Young (ISBN: 978-0-471-78836-2, March 2008) is available for purchase at the CFCC North Campus Bookstore.

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