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CONSTRUCTION INSTITUTE

SHORT-TERM TRAINING

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About The Construction Institute

No Cost to Trainees

The Construction Institute provides easy access to short-term training in five core construction skills. Start your career now or apply these courses toward a college degree. Courses include building concepts and leveling, construction print reading, construction safety, tool safety, resume writing, framing methods, and interview skills.

What opportunities does this program provide?

Put Your Skills to Work

Complete the Construction Institute and earn a certificate of readiness, be connected with employers and start your career now!

Continue Your Education

Interested in continuing to build your skills? Upon successful completion of the Construction Institute you can transfer all of the credits you’ve earned to either our Construction Technology academic certificate or associate degree program and continue your education.

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How do I complete this program?

Browse the information below to learn what is involved in qualifying for and completing this program.

Successfully complete training in:

  • Construction & Tool Safety
  • OSHA 10
  • Print Reading
  • Framing & Leveling
  • Building Concepts & Math

Completion Time & Location

14-weeks

Offered on a rolling basis throughout the year at our South Portland Campus.

Prerequisites

To qualify for this training you must meet the following prerequisites:

  • At least 18 years old
  • High School diploma, GED or HiSet
  • Resident of Maine
  • Proof of authorization to work in the U.S.
  • Affected by the pandemic

COMPLETION TIME:

14 WEEKS

NO COST

TO QUALIFIED TRAINEES

LOCATION

SOUTH PORTLAND CAMPUS

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“I enrolled in SMCC’s Construction Institute, a grant-funded workforce training program designed to give people skills that are in demand in the construction industry. I’m now building upon that education and earning my certificate and degree. This program is helping me realize my dreams. SMCC gives me hope for the future and the promise to lead the life I want to have.”

Adiel Nimbona, Program Participant

Have Questions?

We’re here to help. Contact us at workforceregistration@smccME.edu or 207-741-5955.

Thank you to our partner:

Harold Alfond Center