The Construction Career Center is an innovative model for vocational education for the construction trades with training, career counseling, and industry resources under one roof, bringing  employers closer to students in construction.



Hamilton County Vocational School for ​11th & 12th Grade

This is a dual enrollment program with Chattanooga State Community College / TCAT. Graduates will receive at least five certifications in construction, work-based learning, and career counseling.


TCAT Adult Construction Certification and Training

Certification training, instruction, and mentorship for adults interested in careers in construction.  Graduates are connected with construction employers.


AGC EAST TEnnessee’S Industry Business and Career Center

AGC East Tennessee provides career counseling and placement services for students and candidates, and continuing education and business support for industry professionals.

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Upcoming Events

January 25: Tour with Memphis delegation
January 25:  Masonry Institute Association
January 25:  AGC Subcontractor Committee Meeting
January 26: Chamber Enterprise Gateway Council
January 26: AGC Education and Workforce Committee Meeting
January 26: AGC Member Meeting
January 27: Mayor Wamp’s Legislative Session with Tennessee Delegation
February 16: ACE Mentorship Banquet
April 20: BRIC Awards (Building Recognition in Chattanooga)

OUR Metric for Success


100% placement FOR GRADUATES in A CONSTRUCTION job, union pathway or continuation in construction-related education



Construction is important work. Our students are the future builders of our cities and communities.

Construction employers and educators selected the curriculum to give students a broad and thorough understanding of the construction process. This rigorous curriculum, designed by the National Center for Construction Education & Research, will prepare students to be employment ready upon graduation.  Graduates will have:

  • At least 5 certifications in construction, plus OSHA 10 and First Aid / CPR
  • Almost 1,500 hours of construction education and hands-on training
  • Opportunity for work-based learning with an construction company
  • Soft skills and leadership training
  • Direct interaction with construction employers to understand job expectations and responsibilities
  • Financial literacy education

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