Construction, Trades, and Utilities

Home Maintenance & Repair

CNM Ingenuity’s Home Maintenance & Repair program will teach you the basics of taking care of residential homes. This includes seasonal maintenance to buildings and grounds as well as simple, non-structural repairs to walls, doors, windows, porches, decks, steps, and siding. By the end of the program, you will be prepared to work for a property maintenance company or go into business for yourself as a handy-person. The program is also perfect for homeowners who want to take better care of their own property.

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Electric Lineworker Pre-Apprentice Program

This program introduces participants to the fundamentals of basic electricity, proper pole climbing techniques, proper use and care of PPE, safe work practices, basic knowledge of the function of the power grid, and general knowledge necessary to prepare them for a career in the electrical linework industry. The course combines classroom time and fieldwork in the outdoor lab at the CNM Rio Rancho campus with a strong emphasis on outdoor lab work.

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Green Building Internship

The Green Building Internship program provides hands-on coursework along with paid internships for CNM students and community members. Students and interns work side by side with experienced builders and talented educators to create energy efficient and cost effective homes in the neighborhoods near CNM’s main campus.

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Photovoltaic (Solar) Energy

Photovoltaic (PV) installation is one of the fastest growing job sectors. The number of available jobs is expected to increase by more than 50% nationwide and by 90% in New Mexico over the next ten years. CNM Ingenuity’s fast-track solar classes deliver the knowledge and skills needed to begin or advance your solar career. They’re also excellent for electricians who find themselves interfacing with solar technology more and more often.

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Professional Skills Academy

(previously Supervisor Academy)

Sharpen your professional skills to become the best employee and leader in your organization you can be! This dynamic multiday training consists of eight modules over the course of eight weeks and are facilitated by some of the best trainers in the state with extensive experience in diverse industries. Learn better time management, critical thinking, effective writing and communication, conflict resolution, and more.

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Funding is Available

Funding to participate in our programs is available through multiple partners and sources.

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