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The West Michigan Construction Institute provides the training, knowledge, and national certification for students to have a well-paid, high-demand, and meaningful career in commercial construction.  

Registration for Middle School Construction Summer Camp is now open!

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High School

Junior and senior students receive a nationally-recognized credential upon the completion of the 1 or 2-year program.

Hands-on, competency-based skilled/craft trade education for students interested in launching a successful construction career.

Professional Development & Certification

Advance your career in construction by enrolling in advanced certification training and professional development courses.

"Honestly, I didn’t know what I was going to do for a career before attending WMCI. This opened a lot of doors for me so I can now see my future career opportunities much more clearly."
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High School CORE Graduate

Personal Visit and Tour:

Explore the West Michigan Construction Institute with a one on one guide. This is the best way to learn about the skilled trades, ask any questions, and see if a commercial construction career is right for you.

Course highlights 

Who we are

What is WMCI?

The West Michigan Construction Institute (WMCI) is a multi-trade construction educational facility providing construction education for high school students and adults.

Currently, WMCI offers programming in Carpentry, Concrete, Construction ESL, blueprint reading, and more!

Engaging blend of hands-on
and classroom learning

Interactive learning labs equipped with the latest construction tools and technologies

Industry Expert Instructors

Connect with West Michigan’s
top construction companies