Heavy Civil Construction

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Ready yourself for a new and exciting high paying career path - Heavy Civil Construction.  The construction industry offers a unique opportunity to individuals who love the outdoors, want to use real-world skills and reap the benefits of an above average pay scale. East Mississippi Community College announces a new program that can prepare individuals for stepping directly into the construction industry with the in-demand skills needed to secure a construction job. This program will move you above the entry level phase on day one. It will give you the skills and knowledge that all employers in the construction field are looking for. You will learn from individuals who are skilled in all areas of construction and equipment operation. Designed by local construction employers, you will learn directly from the best. The construction skills you will learn and the networking opportunities you will have during this course will put you in a prime position to secure immediate employment in the construction industry at the completion of this course.

The Heavy Civil Construction training consists of 320 hours and includes classroom lecture, simulators as well as training on heavy equipment. Participants learn about various types of equipment used in horizontal construction, safety and fundamentals of equipment operation. Participants also learn how to read construction and civil drawings and how to identify and work with various soils. Classes meet Monday through Thursday 7:30 AM to 4:00 PM.



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Opportunity Happens Here

  • On-Site Classes
    Spring Semester 2023
    Register by Jan 13th
    First day of classes Jan 17th
  • Online Classes
    Spring Semester 2023
    Register by Jan 13th
    First day of classes Jan 17th