Absolute Advantage

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 job sites in the community thanks to our partnership with Ezekiel Community Development Corporation.

Our program provides an introductory path to careers in:

  • Carpentry
  • Electrical
  • HVAC
  • Roofing
  • Concrete Finishing
  • Heavy Machine Operator
  • Plumbing

Upon completion of Absolute Advantage, you will receive national certification from the National Center for Construction Education and Research (NCCER) and OSHA 10 Construction Safety.

Eligibility Requirements

Must be 18 years of age or older and have a high school diploma or equivalency.


 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. 

Yes, I want to be on the fast track to a construction career!

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CR-Social Development Commission is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Service Provider and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, political affiliation or belief. Auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities. If you need this information interpreted to a language you understand or in a different format, please contact La Toya Jones, Equal Opportunity Officer, at 414-906-2823 or ljones@cr-sdc.org. Callers who are deaf or hearing or speech-impaired may reach us at Wisconsin Relay Number 711.

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1730 West North Avenue
Milwaukee, WI 53205

6850 North Teutonia Avenue
Milwaukee, WI 53209

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