Get started at one of the many outstanding technical and community colleges across Wisconsin. 2 Year colleges and certificate programs offer a low cost alternative to a 4 year college, while providing valuable technical and professional education. To top it off, transfering credit to 4 year colleges has never been easier.
Approximately half of the active apprentices in Wisconsin work in the construction trades. This includes the people who build, repair and remodel homes, commercial and industrial buildings, bridges, highways, airports and other structures
Wisconsin’s universities, technical colleges and apprenticeship programs offer a variety of programs and all types of curriculum. You can receive degrees, diplomas or certification in all aspects of the construction industry. From AutoCAD Drafting and Civil Engineering to Diesel and Heavy Equipment Technology and Construction Management, the right program is waiting for you.
Below is a list of institutions in Wisconsin that offer construction education. Click on the links to visit each school or training center's website to learn more.
Thanks to visionary volunteer leadership of AGC industry leaders, the AGC Education and Research Foundation, founded in 1968, has for more than 40 years made good on its commitment to support the future of our industry through its robust scholarship program and innovative projects.
The AGC of Wisconsin provides funding for multiple scholarships available to Wisconsin students interested in construction careers. College sophomores and juniors enrolled or planning to enroll in a full-time, four-or five-year ABET or ACCE-accredited construction or civil engineering program are eligible to apply. High School seniors and college freshmen are not eligible.
To apply or for more details visit the
The AGC Education and Research Foundation gives two prestigious awards annually, one to an educator (Outstanding Educator Award) who exemplifies excellence in the field of construction education, and the other to a senior-level student who submits the winning essay in the James L. Allhands Essay Competition.
To apply or for more information visit: AGC Education and Research Foundation scholarships - or - contact Melinda Patrician, 703-837-5342
The goal of the AGC's Faculty Internship is to provide educators with job-site field experience in order to provide this firsthand knowledge to their students. Click here for more information regarding faculty internships.
Industry Case Studies
The Foundation has commissioned a few new case studies, and is in the process of securing future studies.
For more information on the AGC Foundation Research Projects visit: Research and New Initiatives
Construction has the highest overall projected growth of any industry in Wisconsin through 2022
You can receive degrees, diplomas or certification in all aspects of the construction industry, the right program is waiting for you.