High School Programs

Skilled Trades High School Programs Midland MI, Saginaw MI

The Greater Michigan Construction Academy currently offers programs to high school junior and senior students in both the Saginaw and Midland School Districts. The programs offered vary by school district. See below for details.

Midland County

Classes being offered for the 2018-19 school year include the following trades: Carpentry | Electrical | HVAC | Welding

  • Students will receive a nationally recognized credential upon the completion of the 2-year program.
  • Cost for the program as offered to non-high school students ranges from $9,000 – $11,000 over a four year period of training (same curriculum covered in the 2-year high school, day-time training, costs paid through local school district).
  • Classes will take place at the GMCA Midland Training Center from 7:30 am – 9:30 am.

Prerequisites to enroll in the program are:

  • Junior or Senior currently enrolled in a Midland County High School
  • Interest in starting a career in the construction trades
  • Desire and willingness to learn.

Contact your school counselor for details and transportation info.

Saginaw Township

Electrical trade classes are being offered for the 2018-19 school year.

  • Students will receive a nationally recognized credential upon the completion of the 2-year program.
  • Cost for the program as offered to non-high school students ranges from $9,000 – $11,000 over a four year period of training (same curriculum covered in the 2-year high school, day-time training, costs paid through local school district).
  • Classes will take place at Mackinaw High School from 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
  • No cost to students participating in Saginaw/GMCA work-based learning program.

Prerequisites to enroll in the program are:

  • Junior or Senior currently enrolled in a Saginaw County High School
  • Interest in starting a career in the construction trades
  • Desire and willingness to learn.

Students will be responsible for their own transportation. Contact your school counselor for more information.

Skilled Trades training has benefited me by opening up opportunities at different companies that wouldn’t even take a second look if I hadn’t had a formal, post-secondary education. It gives me a leg up on anyone who just has a high school diploma.
Adam Emery, Pipefitter & Millwright, Three Rivers Corporation

Primary Communities Served

Auburn
Bay City
Carrollton
Chesaning
Coleman

Edenville
Essexville
Frankenmuth
Freeland

Hemlock
Kawkawlin
Lansing
Linwood

Merrill
Midland
Millington
Oil City

Richville
Saginaw
Saginaw Twp.
Shields

St. Charles
University Center
Vassar
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