HBA of Saginaw Partners with Greater Michigan Construction Academy to Offer Building and Construction Training

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Yeo & Yeo’s Construction Services group is proud to share the announcement of the Home Builders Association of Saginaw’s partnership with the Greater Michigan Construction Academy to offer Building & Construction Training in Saginaw.

The Homes Builders Association of Saginaw is proud to announce its partnership with the Greater Michigan Construction Academy to offer General Building & Construction Training in Saginaw.

Classes begin February 9th at the GMCA training facility located at: 2775 Shattuck Rd., Saginaw, MI

General Building & Construction will give the basic knowledge and principles of carpentry, masonry, concrete finishing, electrical work, HVAC, and plumbing. Students will become skilled in different phases of a project from start to finish. Once completing this course, the trainee will be able to interpret construction drawings; perform quality concrete and brickwork, frame walls, ceilings, and floors of a structure, and install the proper wiring and piping for electrical and plumbing systems. Training will also include interior and exterior finishing. The General Building & Construction program has a focus in residential construction. Presentations will be given by local home builders to share their knowledge and expertise and give insight and support to students.

“The Greater Michigan Construction Academy is excited to bring a residential building program to the Saginaw area. By partnering with the HBA we are able to reach a group of individuals who are looking to go into home building. The need for skilled labor in both commercial and residential building trades is still on the rise, and we are proud to be able to offer both in the Great Lakes Bay Region.” – Stephanie Davis, Vice President of GMCA.

Founded in 1955, The Home Builders Association of Saginaw is a professional organization providing progressive and responsive contributions to the building industry and our community. In addition to housing issues, the association seeks to protect the environment and to provide education and a better quality of life for all citizens.

“Quality and professionalism is a strength of HBA members. If we can mentor and assist students in building trades classes such as the General Building & Construction offered by GMCA, we can provide dialogue with students to support their career endeavors. The home building industry is in need of highly skilled and trained professionals. The community needs talented workers; the future of home building lays in the generations to follow.” – Michelle Revette, Executive Officer of the Home Builders Association of Saginaw.

The Home Builders Association of Saginaw (HBAS) is also proud to announce that funding can be provided for students taking this course. With the announcement of a grant, given through the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB), HBAS has the opportunity to sponsor several students entering this course, says Michelle Revette of the grant, “Our goal is to provide $10,000.00 in tuition assistance for students that want to become a part of the skilled trade workforce – building our communities. We take great pride in the hard work our members present and we are very excited to include and mentor the future builders of Saginaw County”.

You may contact 989-793-1120 if you would like to know more about this program and sponsorship for funding.

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