The West Michigan Construction institute (WMCI) provides the training,
knowledge, and national certification for students to have a well-paid, high-demand, and meaningful career in commercial construction. The 14,000 square-foot, state-of-the-art facility includes seven classrooms and three construction labs.
This ABC/WMC initiative was launched in part to address the decline in the
commercial construction talent pool as 25% of the labor force are projected to
retire in the next 10-15 years. WMCI is playing a major part in reversing that trend in West Michigan by attracting and educating the next generation of construction professionals. Taught by industry expert instructors, the WMCI
course catalog offers a wide range of skilled trade training for high school students, post-secondary students, and rising leaders currently employed in construction.
New courses are added each semester, with current options including: