The industry is getting older and smaller. The average age of a tradesman today is 43 years old.
It’s not just a man’s job – but women make up only 10% of the construction labor force.
Across the country, employers need more than 1 million workers to meet industry demand.
BUILDING Tennessee’S LEGACY.
Thousands of men and women leave the trades every year, and there aren’t enough young workers to replace them. If we want our state to continue to prosper, we have to start from the ground up.
In the trades, you can start at an entry level position and work your way up to CEO – without a college degree.
Whether it’s shop class, an apprenticeship, or community college, the choice is yours.
The construction industry is projected to grow 22% through 2022. Start your training today.
IT’S NOT JUST A JOB – IT’S A CAREER.
A proud, hard-working corps of men and women have supported the construction industry for decades. Find your passion, then your path.
It will take 39% of college graduates 10+ years to pay off their student loans.
Nearly 90% of apprentices find jobs when they’ve finished their training.
Commercial construction tradesmen are paid on average 33% more per week than the rest of Americans.
YOU DON’T NEED A FOUR-YEAR DEGREE TO MAKE A LIVING.
Thousands of new jobs open up every year, and with training programs all throughout the state, you can start earning a competitive salary with increasing benefits right away — without worrying about student loans.
TAKE THE FIRST STEP. It’s your future – you decide your path. Learn more about the careers in America's construction industry then learn more about where to find training near you.