Homestead Campus

collage of students working in construction

The Fast Track to a Job in Construction

Get certified to work in construction in 10 weeks at no cost.

Miami Dade College and the Lennar Foundation have launched MDC Builds, a program that prepares students for entry-level construction jobs. Employment for construction laborers and helpers is expected to grow 12% between 2016-2026 (faster than average) according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics.

Join an Industry with Growing Demand

This is a 10-week program that is offered at no cost to the student. The program includes classroom instruction and hands-on training. In addition to the free training, students are provided with transportation vouchers and meals.

The next cohort begins June 8, 2020

Students may choose either an afternoon or morning option.

  • Morning session – 10:00 am – 2:00 pm (Monday – Friday)
  • Evening session – 5:00 – 9:00 pm (Monday – Friday)

Class Location

MDC Homestead Campus
500 College Terrace
Building A, Room 208
Homestead Florida 33030

The Curriculum

  • OSHA training and certification
  • carpentry
  • electrical systems
  • construction math and
  • other essential skills needed in the ever-growing Florida construction industry

Eligibility Requirements

Applicants must be 18 years old and unemployed or underemployed.