Your future is waiting.
Let’s build it.

Mississippi needs over 100,000 construction workers.

That’s good news for you.

Why a career in construction?

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The demand for skilled trade workers has never been higher — making it the perfect time to enter the industry.

With many companies offering paid on-the-job training, you can start earning an income on day one. Combine that with endless growth potential and you’ve got a career for life. 


hvac technicians


sheet metal




construction & building inspectors

Your career
begins here.

Start exploring.

Mississippi’s construction industry has dozens of dynamic, well-paying careers. Whether you’re a high school student or looking for a career change, find a path that’s right for you. 

Ready for competitive pay and benefits without the debt of a college degree?


Apprenticeship programs prepare you for a great-paying job. From HVAC to plumbing, you can learn a new skilled trade AND make money

High School Training

With almost 300 high school programs and career and technical centers across the state, there’s a program near you. Join the nearly 6,000 students already enrolled in high school training.

Community Colleges

There are 10 community colleges across Mississippi that offer NCCER-certified classes to prepare you for a successful career in construction.

It’s time to retire the old narrative that college is the only way to be successful. Each day people are choosing to cut against the grain and are entering the workforce debt free, with competitive incomes, and earning a wage from day one.