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Historic Preservation Construction

Gain an understanding of and appreciation for Wilmington’s historic homes and buildings!

Cape Fear Community College, together with the Historic Wilmington Foundation , is offering Historic Preservation Trades courses to meet the needs of the 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 – 96 Hours

Take field trips to local historic homes and buildings to gain an understanding of and appreciation for Wilmington’s historic community. This class meets two times a week—once face-to-face and once online.

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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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