short-term summer construction program

SUMMER CONSTRUCTION PROGRAM

Local demand for construction workers is at an all-time high, and jobs need to be filled immediately. OTC is responding by providing a no-cost, paid training course to anyone over 18 – no experience required. This 4-week hands-on course is designed to help you get started in the booming construction industry right away. Gain the valuable trade skills that are in high demand by our local construction industry, and be job-ready by August.

Course Title: WDT-245
Course Length: 160 hours/4 weeks
Requirements: Must be 18 or older, no experience necessary
Cost: $0 after applied financial grants

Springfield Section One (Wait Listing):
Class Dates: June 7 – July 1, 2021
Class Meets: Monday – Thursday
Class Times: 7:00am – 6:00pm  (30-min lunch, two 15-min breaks )
Location: Lincoln Hall, Room 139, OTC Springfield Campus

Springfield Section Two (Wait Listing):
Class Dates: July 12 – August 5, 2021
Class Meets: Monday – Thursday
Class Times: 7:00am – 6:00pm  (30-min lunch, two 15-min breaks )
Location: Lincoln Hall, Room 139, OTC Springfield Campus

Table Rock Campus Section:
Class Dates: June 28 – July 26, 2021 (No class Monday, July 5)
Class Meets: Monday – Friday
Class Times:  7:00am – 4:00pm (30-min lunch, two 15-min breaks)
Location: Room 115, Technical Education Center, Table Rock Campus

What You'll Learn

• Concrete and carpentry
• Interior and exterior finishes
• Proper use of hand tools common to the trade
• Interpreting blueprints/drawing dimensions
• How to safely navigate a construction site
• Daily construction life and responsibilities
• Basic mathematical operations

What You'll Earn

• OSHA certification required by most employers
• Skills needed for jobs available now
• Opportunities to meet and interview with construction company recruiters during and after the course
• Financial grants for living expenses available during training