Meridian Community College
910 Highway 19 N,
Meridian, MS 39307
601-483-8241
1-800-MCC-THE-1

Construction Trades

For more information on this program read the gainful employment disclosure.

In this one-year certificate program, students learn the skills required in the construction industry. Students actually build a building while learning skills in carpentry, foundations, framing, roofing, exterior finishing, interior finishing and cabinet making.

Career Opportunities
Residential Construction
Commercial Construction
Contracting  
Cabinet Making
Construction Management

Salary
Average annual salary ranges from $18,000 starting to $40,000 for an experience worker.  Foreman and superintendents salaries range higher.  This trade also provides many opportunities for self employment.

Conservative estimates place the average age of a construction worker at about 50 years of age in the united states.  This provides tremendous opportunity for those entering this field. Trained workers cannot only find a job but they can also look forward to many opportunities for advancement.

Admission requirements, curriculum, and other program information subject to change. See your program advisor/counselor for additional information.