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Greater Michigan Construction Academy collaborates with Midland County Schools to begin high school skilled trades program

8/28/2014 9:14 AM
A new joint venture between Midland County Schools and The Greater Michigan Construction Academy (GMCA) begins this school year, with the goal of providing interested district students an early start on apprenticeships into skilled trades. A total of 12 juniors from the district's high schools will make up the inaugural class of the GMCA Construction Pre-Apprenticeship Program, according to Jimmy Greene, the CEO for The Greater Michigan Construction Academy. 
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ABC Applauds Congress' Passage of Key Workforce Development Bill

7/10/2014 5:07 AM
Associated Builders and Contractors Greater Michigan Chapter (ABC) today celebrated the U.S. House of Representatives
passage of the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA), H.R. 803. WIOA passed the House on July 9
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Greater Michigan Construction Academy to offer Advanced Instrumentation Program

5/20/2014 9:03 AM
Greater Michigan Construction Academy (GMCA) is excited to offer an Accelerated Advanced Instrumentation Training May – August 2014. 
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Associated Builders and Contractors breaks records during its 29th annual Make-A-Wish Fundraiser!

5/19/2014 10:33 AM
Associated Builders and Contractors – Greater Michigan Chapter is pleased to announce having raised a record $28,000 at the 2014 dinner/dance benefiting the Make-A-Wish Foundation of Michigan.
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Local Student wins Gold Medal in Insulation at National Competition

5/7/2014 9:38 AM
Greater Michigan Construction Academy (GMCA) is pleased to announce one of their students received the gold medal in Insulation at the ABC National Craft Competition that took place April 30 – May 2 in Birmingham, Ala.
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Greater Michigan Construction Academy and Architectural Metals partner for Apprenticeship Training

3/5/2014 8:09 AM
Greater Michigan Construction Academy (GMCA) is proud to announce a new training partnership with Architectural Metals, Inc., Portland, MI.

Architectural Metals, (AMI) furnishes and installs a wide variety of architectural sheet metal building products to meet the design specifications for any construction project.
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Local Construction Trade students to compete at National Competition

2/14/2014 2:57 AM
Midland, Michigan, February 2014 – Greater Michigan Construction Academy (GMCA) is pleased to announce the winners of
their Local Craft Championship. Competitors in the championship were required to complete a one hour written exam and a three hour project performance test.
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Associated Builders and Contractors’ Greater Michigan Chapter Members Earn National Awards

2/13/2014 7:05 AM
Associated Builders and Contractors’ (ABC) Greater Michigan Chapter announced that three member companies received top honors Feb. 11 during the 24th annual Excellence in Construction Awards celebration at the Grand Wailea in Maui, Hawaii. 
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Greater Michigan Construction Academy scholarship applications available

2/10/2014 4:37 AM
Greater Michigan Construction Academy (GMCA) is again offering scholarships for students and individuals pursuing post-secondary
skilled trade’s education and training. Each scholarship covers the cost of tuition and books for the students first year of an available craft training program (2 semesters).
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Students to compete in Construction Trade competition at local training center

1/8/2014 2:08 AM
Greater Michigan Construction Academy (GMCA) will be holding its 2014 local craft competition on Saturday January 25th. 

Competitors will complete a one hour written exam and a three hour project performance test. The competitors are judged in areas critical to the success of any construction trade project: safety, quality of workmanship; layout of project, use of materials, assembly of
components, sequence of project, ability to follow instructions, ability to complete in a timely manner, and accuracy. 
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