Take Control of Your Destiny, Prepare for A Rewarding Career in Construction

"The construction and energy field is filled with opportunities for everyone to grab. A chance to lead your crew, to become part of history, but; it all depends on the individual. This program was the first step. A step to better our lives."

- Lou, 2022 Program Graduate and Veteran
Lou, 2022 Energy Construction Career Training Program Graduate
Construction Training

Getting started is easy as 1, 2, 3

1: Get training and credentials with our program
2: Get connected with employers and apprenticeship programs
3: Get and start your Career!

  • Starting salaries: $39,000 – $41,000 plus benefits!
  • High earning potential with training and experience.
  • Stipends up to $2,500 for qualified students.
  • Training Duration: 8 weeks.
  • Class Times: Monday-Thursday, 9:00 AM – 2:30 PM.
  • NCCER Core.
  • OSHA 10 certification.
  • CPR/First Aid training.
  • Career coaching, interview preparation and job placement assistance with hiring employers.
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Why Construction?

  1. Great wages. Start as a laborer earning $39,000 – $41,000 with benefits, keep training and discover limitless possibilities.
  2. Potential for little to no student loans. Begin earning a salary right away and enter a paid apprenticeship program for the area that matches your long term skills and interests.
  1. Work Happy. Entrepreneur, Huffington Post and Fast Company magazines site a survey ranking the construction industry as having the happiest employees.
  2. Growing industry. Over the next decade, the construction industry is tied for the fastest growing industry. What does that mean for you? Jobs. Career growth. Variety. Security. Excellent pay.

Class Times

  • Monday – Thursday.
  • 9:00 AM – 2:30 PM.
  • In-person training at the Northern Virginia  Arlington Career Center and the Associated Builders and Contractors training facility.
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Find Out If You Qualfiy for the Program

  • Legally able to work in the United States.
  • High school diploma/GED.
  • Able to demonstrate industry aligned reading and math comprehension.
  • Ability to do physical labor and other strenuous physical tasks.
  • Ability to complete the course, 9:00 am – 2:00 pm, Monday through Thursday.
  • Possess a valid US State Driver’s License.
  • Able to pass a drug screening and industry aligned background screen.
  • * Priority enrollment given to Northern Virginia residents. Females and veterans strongly encouraged to apply.

Program Sponsored By

Washington Gas

Industry Training By

Associated Builders and Contractors of Virginia
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