Education

Educating Your Workforce

The development and retention of a skilled workforce hinges on the education that is provided.  The AGC of SD Building Chapter plays integral role in its members efforts to realize these goals.

Continuing Education Seminars - Keeping your employees well trained & educated is vital.  Seminars and workshops are offered on variety of issues for member's employees.  From supervisory personnel to office personnel, we have you covered.

Apprenticeship Program - This program is registered with the Federal Department of Labor's Bureau of Apprenticeship and Training.  This 3-4 year hybrid program provides 144 hours of related instruction in addition to the on-the-job component. More Details

Supervisor Training - Well-trained supervisors, foremen and superintendents are crucial to the success of every construction project.  AGC of SD Building Chapter has partnered with AGC's across the country to provide an on-line training opportunity.  The program consists of six courses that focus on the knowledge and skills that everyone must have to be an effective manager of people, time, equipment and materials.  Please call the AGC office at 605-336-9338 for more information and registration materials.

Scholarships - The AGC of SD Building Chapter Associate Division provides scholarships for students enrolled in either two or four year programs in the construction or civil engineering fields. More Details


School-to-Work Resource - Internships, mentoring and partnering are valuable recruitment & retention tools for many members. The Workforce Developent Director can assist members in developing these programs.

Education Courses - Our chapter provides members with a variety of educational classes such as:

  • Construction Supervisor Fundamentals (CDF)
  • Supervisor Training Program (STP)
  • Project Management Development Program (PMDP)
  • Lean Construction
  • Building Information Modeling (BIM)
  • Safety Training
  • Blueprints, Building Plans & Specifications
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