Construction career connection

The 2020 Construction Career Connection was postponed due to COVID-19 concerns. Decisions regarding the 2021 event are under discussion. Details to come.

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What is Construction Career Center?

A unique field trip for students in grades 7 through 12 to gain hands-on experience in a variety of skilled trades related to the construction industry, including:

  • Carpentry
  • Electric
  • Heating, ventilation and air conditioning
  • Masonry
  • Plumbing
  • Small to large excavation equipment
  • Other heavy machinery

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  • Students will be supplied data on salary and career options in the regional construction trades
  • One-on-one experience with seasoned trade professionals
  • Future opportunities for training through the NKY Regional Construction Partnership (a Kentucky Work Ready Skills Initiative funded program/project)
  • Potential future employment by the many trade professionals on hand

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What is expected of educators?

  • Hand chosen students that are preselected candidates for construction careers
  • Transportation to and from fairgrounds
  • General oversight via a teacher/counselor from your school
  • Schedule on when your students will arrive and are required to depart the CCC

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What will be supplied

  • Appropriate safety gear
  • Safety speech
  • Outstanding connections with trade professionals
  • A scheduled tour through the CCC
  • Student lunch

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Reserve Your Spot At Construction Career Connection