Meridian Community College
910 Highway 19 N,
Meridian, MS 39307
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.
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.