The Construction Careers Academy is a cooperative partnership between CVCC, area construction companies, the Catawba County Chamber of Commerce, and the Catawba Valley and Hickory Homebuilders Associations. The goal is to actively identify and develop a skilled construction workforce for the future. Key cornerstones of the academy include:
Area construction companies are invited to join the Construction Careers Academy providing program design, support, and funding. Business partners and their sponsorships are essential to the Academy’s success.
Area construction firms are invited to contribute to the Academy through a tax deductible contribution to the CVCC Foundation. Sponsorships include:
Contact Keith Sipe at CVCC’s Workforce Development Innovation Center at (828) 327-7000 ext. 4613 or the CVCC Foundation, Inc. at (828) 327-7000, ext. 4288 to become a sponsor.
Individuals interested in exploring and developing a career in either commercial or residential construction can:
The Academy will be hosting numerous career awareness fairs and seminars over the next several months. Our goal is to help you understand the value of a career in construction, register you for classes in construction fundamentals, and ultimately get you a job as a construction intern. Please contact CVCC’s Workforce Development Innovation Center at (828) 327-7000, ext. 4294 to register for one of these free seminars.
Classes begin in September 2018. This 9-week evening program includes instruction in:
Graduates receive their certification through the National Center for Construction Education and Research. Tuition is $180/person including all books and fees. Scholarships may be available.
To register, please contact CVCC at (828) 327-7000, ext. 4294.
Thank you to the following companies for sponsoring the Academy:
Please contact Keith Sipe, CVCC Director for Business & Industry Services at (828) 327-7000, ext. 4613 or e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.