Commercial and Residential Construction

Led by Construction Education Foundation of Georgia (CEFGA), Construction Ready students participate in a four-week training program that includes hands-on skills building and industry certifications. Graduates of the program have been placed in construction-related employment opportunities throughout metro Atlanta including the Mercedes-Benz Stadium, the Atlanta Beltline, and State Farm Headquarters.

If you are looking for a head-start in construction, this program delivers the training and the credentials that will kickstart your career. Construction Education Foundation of Georgia’s nationally-recognized Construction Ready Program is an nationally accredited, four-week training and certification program. NCCER is recognized by the construction industry as the training and career development standard for the construction professional

Construction Ready is now also offered as a part-time, seven-week program in partnership with First Step Staffing. Through this unique partnership, students can get part-time work with First Step Staffing (approximately 30 hours per week), while completing the Construction Ready Program on a part-time basis on Monday, Wednesday and Friday. This allows students to continue earning while they are learning and growing their career.

Length of program (in weeks): 4 weeks
Starting pay (in dollars per hour): $13.00
Number of graduates since program beginning: 331
Total earned by graduates: $13.5 million

Our Current Program Offerings During COVID

We offer Training and Placement in the following Industries:

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