Absolute Advantage Job Training


Absolute Advantage will Fast Track your Construction Career!

Are you a recent graduate, unemployed or underemployed and interested in entering the construction industry?

SDC is offering Absolute Advantage, a 9-week training course for income-eligible applicants to teach you
everything you need to know to enter the workforce as a skilled general laborer. Upon completion of Absolute
Advantage you will have national certification from the National Center for Construction Education and Research (NCCER).

Students will also learn about careers such as carpentry, concrete finishing, electrical, HVAC, insulator, electronic systems technician, construction craft laborer, heavy equipment operator, plumbing, roofing, sprinkler fitting and/or steam fitting.

The  12-week training program includes:

  • Basic and OSHA Construction Safety*
  • Introduction to Construction math
  • Introduction to Hand Tools*
  • Introduction to Power Tools*
  • Introduction to Construction Drawings*
  • Introduction to Basic Rigging*
  • Basic Communication Skills*
  • Basic Employability Skills
  • Introduction to Material Handling*
  • Career Enhancement Skills
    *Modules require performance testing in addition to passing written exams.

Registration for our July 2017 classes is closed. Please check back in August for dates on the next course start date. Applicants are required to attend an Information Session in order to enroll.


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Meet Our Instructors and Team

Absolute Advanted Core Lesson Plans

If you are interested in learning about Absolute Advantage or being contacted for the next session, please email your interest to training4u@cr-sdc.org or call 414.906.2711.



You must be 18 years of age or older and a high school diploma or equivalency is preferred.


Absolue Advantage is Supported by:


SDC does not discriminate in its programs, activities, facilities, employment, or educational opportunities on the basis of a
person’s sex, race, age, religion, national origin, ancestry, creed, pregnancy, marital or parental status, sexual orientation, or disability.

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