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Are you interested in a career in the construction industry?

Did You Know? The average starting wage for an entry level construction worker in West Central WI is $14.55 or $25,360 annually. The average starting wage for an experienced worker is $24.41 or $52,860 annually. The average wage for construction laborers in the Eau Claire Metro area is $21.79 per hour or $45,330 annually.

Workforce Resource in collaboration with the Chippewa County EDC, Chippewa Valley Home Builder, Ashley Construction, C & M Builders, and Monarch Paving are offering a CONSTRUCTION ACADEMY!  The Construction Academy is a no cost training designed to provide participants with the necessary resources to explore different careers within the construction industry. The total training hours consist of OHSA 30 (30 hours), Construction Basics (20 hours), and Work Readiness (20 hours). And the Construction Academy training includes:

  • Hands-on learning opportunities
  • Earn OSHA 30 certification
  • Learn how to use: carpentry hand tools, hand held power tools, large stationary carpentry power tools, safe use of ladders/scaffolds/fall protection equipment and other construction aids
  • Floor, wall and roof framing methods
  • Applying basic math functions used in construction

To register or for more information, contact:  Ginger Dutton, Workforce Resource Call: 715-723-2248 Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


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