Construction Career Training Academy

Build A Rewarding Career in Construction!

No matter your age or situation in life, our program will help you prepare for a high-paying job in construction.

  • Starting salaries: $40,000 – $43,000 plus benefits!
  • High earning potential with training and experience.
  • Stipends up to $2,500 for qualified students.
  • Training Duration: 8 weeks.
  • NCCER Core.
  • OSHA 10 certification.
  • CPR/First Aid training.
  • Career coaching, interview preparation and opportunities for employment.
Start a career in construction

Why Construction?

Construction careers offer pay and benefits similar to jobs that require a college degree.

  1. Great wages with benefits, career growth, variety and security.
  2. Potential for little to no student loans. Begin earning a salary right away.
  1. Work Happy. Surveys rank the construction industry as having the happiest employees.
  2. Growing industry. Construction is tied for the fastest growing industry. 

Program Eligibility

  • 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 – 2:30 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.

Class Highlights

  • Monday – Thursday. No Fridays
  • Flexible, half day training, 9:00 AM – 2:30 PM.
  • In-person training in Arlington, Virginia.
Construction job training

What's It Like in Construction?

How To Start A Career In Construction

Working In the Skilled Trades As A Woman

Rethink Careers In Construction

Build Your Future: Explore Construction Careers

Ready to get trained?

Please register below to attend the program information session. You may choose to attend in-person or via zoom.

"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

Program Sponsored By

Washington Gas

Industry Training By

Associated Builders and Contractors of Virginia
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The Virginia Values Veterans (V3) Program is an official Commonwealth of Virginia, Department of Veterans Services Program. (c) 2014.

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