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, receiving certification, and being ready to find a great paying new job? If you answered "yes," register now to learn more about SDC's Absolute Advantage Construction Training Program.

Absolute Advantage is a 9-week training course for income-eligible applicants and will teach you
everything you need to know to enter the workforce as a skilled general laborer. You won't just learn things in the classroom, you'll work on actual jobsites in the community thanks to our partnership with Ezekiel Community Development Corporation.

Once you've completed the course, you will have national certification from the National Center for Construction Education and Research (NCCER). A certification recognized throughout the industry.

Summer Course Starts May 16  / Fall Course Starts August 15


On top of the programs below, students will hear 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. Plus, you will be taught commmunication and employability skills, take part in practice job interviews, and have the opportunity to interview for real positions with potential employers!


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.

REGISTER NOW for our Summer (May 8 or 10) or Fall (August 7 or 9) Information Sessions. Atttendance is required to be considered for the class. Information Sessions and classes are held at SDC, 1730 W. North Avenue, Milwaukee.

If you have any questions, please call 414.906.2711.


Information Flyer - Summer


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Meet Our Instructors and Team

Absolute Advantage Core Lesson Plans


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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