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The construction industry on the Lower Eastern Shore needs workers! We have the program to help you learn the skills, earn needed certifications and secure employment.


Median Hourly Earnings

1,768 Annual Job Openings projected through 2027
All wage and employment data is specific to the region and
taken from EMSI July 2023. Your starting salary may vary.

The construction academy is fully funded by a Maryland Works for Wind grant. There will be no cost to selected applicants.

The program runs for 13 weeks (260 hours). Students can earn OSHA 10, First Aid/CPR/AED, Rigging, Fall Safe and Confined Space certifications, which tie directly into the offshore wind industry.

Discover basic construction techniques while practicing and applying carpentry skills on various projects to hone your skills.

For program specific questions, contact Dr. Rhonda W. Banks at or 410-334-2867. For application questions, please contact Quality Staffing Services at 410-742-2600.