Parents

PREPARE YOUR CHILD FOR A REWARDING CONSTRUCTION CAREER

Help your child gain real-world skills that lead to a great-paying construction job

“In high school, it’s books, books, books – everything you need to know is in a book. I can’t pick up a book and learn; I have to do it. So if you’re like me, construction is a lot more fun. If you’re a person who’s hands-on, construction is a good job for you.”

– Alex Shade

Help your child find a great-paying job

Book a construction job site visit

Find schools with construction classes

Attend construction events and workshops

Did you know that the

trades are roaring with opportunities?


Did you know your child can get a great-paying job right after high school?
Would you like your child to start a great career without student debt?
Are you aware of the huge shortage of skilled construction professionals?
Did you know that construction jobs offer great benefits and advancement potential?
Do you believe there should be good jobs for kids who don’t attend college?
Are you interested in a school construction class that prepares kids for these great jobs?
  • Evan Magee began a high-earning construction career right out of high school

    “We got to talk to electricians, welders – any type of construction career path that you can think of, we got a little taste of it. I saw these different opportunities and I thought, ‘This is what I want to do.”
    – Evan Magee
  • Entering a high school welding program changed the course of Alex Shade’s young life.

    “In high school, it’s books, books, books – everything you need to know is in a book. I can’t pick up a book and learn; I have to do it. So if you’re like me, construction is a lot more fun. If you’re a person who’s hands-on, construction is a good job for you.”
    – Alex Shade

You want your kids to succeed and be happy

A big part of that is ensuring they finish high school with the skills and knowledge they need to take the next step in life.

Construction Ready’s school construction programs give them exactly that. After your child completes our high school construction curriculum, gains in-demand credentials, and meets valuable contacts in the construction industry, he or she will enter the workforce ready to begin a lucrative and fulfilling career.

In today’s environment, there are lots of great-paying jobs in the trades and a shortage of people with the skills to fill them. Our high school construction program prepares your child to get one of those jobs.

Here’s how to prepare

your child for a fulfilling career

Connect with us

Find out more about Construction Ready by speaking directly with our team, your child’s teachers, or the administrators who drive your school’s construction program.

Get every
question answered

Ask every question you have so that you’re totally up to speed on our youth construction programs and the opportunities available for your child.

Watch your
child thrive

Be supportive of your child’s professional ambitions! When parents understand the value of focused skills training, they become better advocates for their kids and their communities.

We help high schoolers begin great careers as:

General Contractor

Electrician

Drywall Installer

Carpenter

Framer

Equipment Operator

Concrete Finisher

Roofer

Plumber

HVAC Technician

Here’s how we help

  • Construction jobs and career placement
  • Construction training programs in high schools
  • Construction apprenticeship and internship opportunities
  • Construction job site tours
  • Help finding school construction classes

Your high schooler can compete for great jobs after earning these credentials in our program

All participants who complete the program receive:
  • NCCER Core Credential
  • OSHA 10-Hour Card
  • Ladder Safety Credential

Motivate your child to begin an exciting and lucrative career

Help your child gain valuable skills
Connect your kids with employers who are hiring
Expose your child to a promising career path
Support your school’s construction program
Promote career opportunities that don’t require college
Help your child avoid student loan debt
Elevate the trades in your community
Stop worrying that your child might not get a good job
Be a champion for your child’s ambitions

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