If you’re ready for a competitive advantage,
you’re ready for Jump start!



We believe in building people through the merit shop philosophy: that projects and personal advancement should be awarded based on performance, skill, and achievement. As a respected nation association, we’ve been setting the standard for safety, quality, and integrity in the construction industry since 1950. And we’re not about to stop now.

Our flexible, affordable craft and safety training leads to industry-recognized national credentials for today’s leading construction positions. Together, we help individuals train, transform, and triumph, as they pursue meaningful careers that advance their potential and build strong communities.

If you’re ready to get started with our Jump Start program, begin by filling out our program applicationPriority applications are available February 1, 2018. All completed applications are due March 1, 2018. Accepted applications will begin receiving notice on March 15, 2018. Further instructions about the program and course sign-up dates will be included in your acceptance letter.

Our 2018 Jumpstart Program will run from Monday, June 4, through Friday, June 29. Classes will be held from 7:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m., Monday through Thursday, and from 7:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. on Fridays.