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What You'll Learn

Students will spend time learning these modules in a classroom and lab setting:

  • Jobsite Safety
  • Construction Math
  • Hand and Power Tools
  • Construction Drawings
  • Material Handling

Students will also receive hands-on and classroom experience in ONE of the following trades:

  • NCCER Carpentry Level 1
  • NCCER Electrical Level 1 
  • NCCER Plumbing Level 1
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* Classes will be conducted in English and Spanish
The road to success is always under constructionLily Tomlin
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Certificates

Participants who complete the required number of program hours will receive several certificates useful to apply for construction job openings.

Upon completion, participants will receive:

  • OSHA 30-Hour Construction Card
  • National Center for Construction Education and Research (NCCER) Blue Card
  • NCCER Level 1 Certifications in trade specific module
  • Nationally Recognized Forklift Certification
  • FIU Program Completion Certificate (Graduation)
  • Graduation gift upon completion of the Pre-apprenticeship program

Locations and Dates

July 27, 2020 - January 29, 2021

 

Electrical Sessions

Locations:

Spanish

English

FIU Engineering Center 

Homestead

10555 West Flagler Street

Miami, FL 33174

TBD

Time: 

Monday & Tuesday; 5:00 PM - 9:00 PM OR Wednesday & Thursday: 5:00PM - 9:00PM

Carpentry Sessions

Locations:

Spanish

English
Homestead

Opa Locka

TBD

TBD

Time:

Monday & Tuesday; 5:00 PM - 9:00 PM OR Wednesday & Thursday: 5:00PM - 9:00PM

Plumbing Session

Location:

English
Plumbing Contractors Association

7200 SW 42 Street

Miami, FL 33155

Time:

Monday & Tuesday; 5:00 PM - 9:00 PM OR Wednesday & Thursday: 5:00PM - 9:00PM

Transportation to location and dinner provided to participants registered in the session.

Job Placement

After earning a Program Completion Certificate, graduates will have the necessary training to qualify them for industry internships and entry-level construction jobs. A program coordinator will help participants find internships and jobs, and there will also be a job fair for graduates.

In Florida, the average construction jobs salary, not requiring a bachelor’s degree, is $52,000.