Construction Trades Training

Hands capping wires in an electrical box.

Grand Rapids Community College has a long history of providing the highest quality construction education programs in West Michigan. We offer a variety of learning opportunities from kids camps to skills training to apprenticeships, GRCC is the construction industries number one trainer in west Michigan.

Special Workforce Training Opportunities

Lead Abatement Training 

GRCC Workforce Training offers lead abatement training. Upgrade your skill set to include the valuable lead abatement certification.  

Lead abatement (removal) is in high demand in the Grand Rapids area. There is currently a shortage of certified workers. This is why we have developed this specialized Lead Abatement training. 

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If you live in the City of Grand Rapids, the cost of this training is $25. Out of area $980.

Class dates

Class meets November 3, 5, 10, and 12, from 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.


For more information or questions, call us at (616) 234-3800.

Commercial Construction Certificate

This 31 hour class will give you basic skills to gain employment in the commercial construction industry. This class is conducted through active learning, with 90% of the program involving hands-on projects. Participants will have the opportunity to earn an OSHA 10 safety card as part of this class.

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Class dates

Thursdays 5:30-9 p.m. at the Tassell M-TEC (October 15, 22, 29, November 5, 12, 19 and December 3, 10, 17)


$750 per student 

Additional information

GRCC Job Training programs

Continuing Education/Professional Development Programs

Construction Electrical Apprenticeship Program – U.S. Department of Labor registered apprenticeship. 

Construction Learning Opportunities:

  • Introduction to sUAS/Learn to Fly Drones
  • Remote sUAS (Drone) Pilot Knowledge Test Prep Course
  • OSHA 10
  • CPR/First Aid

Complete List of Construction Learning Opportunities:

Construction Catalog