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Jefferson State Community College Offers Free Year-Long Carpentry Class

October 17, 2017

Jefferson State Community College in Birmingham, Ala. is excited to announce that they’re offering a free year-long carpentry class for anyone interested in joining the skilled trades.

This blended curriculum course will begin Monday, October 23 with an online component. Hands-on learning will be soon to follow at a location to be determined.

This course is part of the National Center for Construction Education & Research (NCCER) Blended Curriculum and is made possible by craft training grant funding provided by the Craft Training Act, with recruiting assistance provided by Go Build Alabama.

For more information or to sign up today, interested applicants can call 205-856-7710 or email workforcedev@jeffersonstate.edu.

About Go Build Alabama

ACRI launched the Go Build campaign in August of 2010 in effort to prepare for the anticipated shortage as older tradesmen leave the workforce. One third of all skilled tradesmen in the construction industry are over the age of 50. With their retirement on the horizon, training programs are not producing enough young workers to replace those exiting the industry. The Go Build campaign aims to recruit the next generation of skilled construction trade workers. Visit GoBuildAlabama.com for more.