Construction Essentials Career Outlook

Percent Employed

91%

Employed

 

WITC  Construction Essentials Graduate Survey Responses 2017-2018

Employed in Related Field

82%

Employed in a Related Field

 

WITC Construction Essentials Graduate Survey Responses 2017-2018

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$29,908 - $51,996

Range of Yearly Salary

WITC Construction Essentials Graduate Survey Responses 2017-2018

 

*Construction Essentials is a new program at WITC. No graduate follow-up data was available, so wage data was derived from WITC's 2016–2017 Graduate Survey Results.


Careers

Typical positions available after graduation include:

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Construction/Carpenter Laborer

Carpenters construct, repair and install building frameworks and structures made from wood and other materials.

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Construction Worker

Construction Workers perform many tasks that require physical labor on construction sites.

Additional opportunities include:

  • Carpenter Assistant

  • Carpentry Farmer

Transfer Opportunities

After you complete your Construction Essentials technical diploma at WITC, you can continue your education to obtain the Construction and Cabinetmaking two-year technical diploma and transfer to another college to earn your bachelor's degree and beyond. 

Articulation Agreements

The Construction and Cabinetmaking program at WITC has articulation agreements with UW-Stout. 

Hear From Graduates

"Being a retired military veteran of 22 years, I have attended numerous training schools and programs. I can't remember a level of professionalism as high as brought forth by the staff at WITC. I've seen a genuine commitment to quality education as well as a sincere concern for the success of the student." 

Marty, USCG (retired)

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