Absolute Advantage Construction Job Training


Absolute Advantage will Fast Track your Construction Career!

Are you a recent graduate, unemployed or underemployed? Are you interested in entering the construction industry and being certified and ready to start a new job?

SDC offers 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  9-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.

Classes are offered throught the year at different points! Applicants are required to attend an Information Session in order to enroll, which are held at SDC, 1730 W. North Avenue, Milwaukee.


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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 regarding future sessions, 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.


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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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