Opening in August 2022 in Chattanooga, TN
Enrollment begins in Spring of 2022
The Construction Career Center is an innovative model for vocational education with training, career counseling, and industry resources under one roof, bringing employers closer to high school students and adult learners in construction.
Goals for the
Construction Career Center
Provide an avenue of success for students and adults gifted with an aptitude for construction careers.
Improve the quality and quantity of the regional construction workforce.
Create better awareness of career paths and opportunities in construction.
Enhance the perception of construction careers across the region.
Create more diversity and inclusion among the construction workforce and in business ownership.
Showcase and encourage technology and innovation in the construction industry.
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.
Careers in construction trades can be lucrative and rewarding! Below are average national salaries for craftspeople based on a survey from the National Center for Construction Education and Research.*
|Heavy Equipment Operator||$60,828|
|Sheet Metal Worker||$58,160|