Madison College – and this Area of Study – is where hands-on happens. Ready to roll up your sleeves? Let’s do this.

04012 AoS Construction Manufacturing Maintenance v1 3 FNL
iframe added here via JS.

Construction, Manufacturing and Maintenance Careers

Hands-on training is the cornerstone of your training across our construction, manufacturing and maintenance programs. You will spend most of your time with the tools and equipment used on the job. Explore career opportunities and specific construction, manufacturing and maintenance programs below.

  • Construction and Remodeling

    Learn how to build a house in just one year! We will teach you about all phases of home construction from reading blueprints, to building and installing, to understanding building code.

    Earnings:
    Average wage reported by graduates within six months: $20.92/hr.

    Employers include:
    Chad’s Design Build, Joe Daniels Construction, J.P. Cullen, Architectural Building Arts, LLC

    Program Information

  • Cabinetmaking and Millwork

    Learn the craft of woodworking. Potential careers include cabinetmaker, finish carpenter and machine operator.  

    Earnings:
    Average wage reported by graduates within six months: nearly $15/hr.

    Employers include:
    Time 2 Remodel, Richard Judd Furniture, Madison Museum of Contemporary Art

    Program Information
     

  • Electro-Mechanical Technology

    Demand is high for electro-mechanical technicians. Employers need skilled workers to design, build, program, maintain and repair manufacturing systems. 

    Receive hands-on learning with robotics and industrial equipment and reap the benefits of 100% job placement. 

    Earnings:
    Median national wage: $26/hr.

    Employers include:
    Sub-Zero Inc., MPI Products, Madison-Kipp Corp

    Program Information
     

  • Apprenticeships

    Earn money while you get on-the-job training. Some classwork is required but most of your education is in the field. 

    Options include bricklaying/masonry, electrician, machinist, plumbing and more!

    Employment:
    Businesses across the region train and sponsor apprentices.

    View Apprenticeships
     

  • Welding

    Our graduates have a 100% job placement rate within six months. You will learn welding techniques and safety practices plus positive workplace habits. 

    Earnings:
    Average wage reported by graduates within six months: $17.77/hr.

    Employers include:
    Graber Manufacturing, Robbins Manufacturing, Saris Cycling Group, Spartan Laser, United Alloy Inc

    Program Information

  • Air Conditioning, Heating & Refrigeration Technology (HVAC)

    We often take heating, air conditioning and refrigeration for granted. That’s because of HVAC professionals who keep these systems running smoothly in businesses and residential buildings.  

    Earnings:
    Average median wage: $22.89/hr.*

    Projected growth through 2028: 13% (much faster than average)*
    (US Bureau of Labor Statistics)

    Program Information

  • Machine Tooling Technics

    Learn skills in tool and die making, CNC operation/programming, quality control and more. You will graduate a skilled craftsperson with outstanding job options. 

    Earnings:
    Average wage reported by graduates within six months: $17.31/hr.

    Employers include:
    Madison Kipp Corp., Isthmus Engineering

    Program Information

$21.59
Average starting hourly wages
(labor market info)
2,900
Job openings per year
in the Madison College district

All Construction, Manufacturing and Maintenance Academic Programs

Degree: Associate Degree
Area of Study: Construction, Manufacturing and Maintenance
Degree: Technical Diploma
Area of Study: Construction, Manufacturing and Maintenance
Degree: Apprenticeship
Area of Study: Construction, Manufacturing and Maintenance
Degree: Technical Diploma
Area of Study: Construction, Manufacturing and Maintenance
Degree: Technical Diploma
Area of Study: Construction, Manufacturing and Maintenance
Degree: Technical Diploma
Area of Study: Construction, Manufacturing and Maintenance
Degree: Technical Diploma
Area of Study: Construction, Manufacturing and Maintenance
Degree: Apprenticeship
Area of Study: Construction, Manufacturing and Maintenance
Degree: Technical Diploma
Area of Study: Construction, Manufacturing and Maintenance
Degree: Apprenticeship
Area of Study: Construction, Manufacturing and Maintenance
Degree: Associate Degree
Area of Study: Construction, Manufacturing and Maintenance
Degree: Certificate
Area of Study: Construction, Manufacturing and Maintenance
Degree: Technical Diploma
Area of Study: Construction, Manufacturing and Maintenance
Degree: Apprenticeship
Area of Study: Construction, Manufacturing and Maintenance
Degree: Apprenticeship
Area of Study: Construction, Manufacturing and Maintenance
Degree: Certificate
Area of Study: Construction, Manufacturing and Maintenance
Degree: Technical Diploma
Area of Study: Construction, Manufacturing and Maintenance
Degree: Technical Diploma
Area of Study: Construction, Manufacturing and Maintenance
Degree: Technical Diploma
Area of Study: Construction, Manufacturing and Maintenance
Degree: Technical Diploma
Area of Study: Construction, Manufacturing and Maintenance
Degree: Apprenticeship
Area of Study: Construction, Manufacturing and Maintenance
Degree: Technical Diploma
Area of Study: Construction, Manufacturing and Maintenance
Degree: Technical Diploma
Area of Study: Construction, Manufacturing and Maintenance
Degree: Apprenticeship
Area of Study: Construction, Manufacturing and Maintenance
Degree: Apprenticeship
Area of Study: Construction, Manufacturing and Maintenance
Degree: Apprenticeship
Area of Study: Construction, Manufacturing and Maintenance
Degree: Technical Diploma
Area of Study: Construction, Manufacturing and Maintenance
Degree: Apprenticeship
Area of Study: Construction, Manufacturing and Maintenance
Degree: Apprenticeship
Area of Study: Construction, Manufacturing and Maintenance
Degree: Apprenticeship
Area of Study: Construction, Manufacturing and Maintenance
Degree: Apprenticeship
Area of Study: Construction, Manufacturing and Maintenance
Degree: Associate Degree
Area of Study: Construction, Manufacturing and Maintenance
Degree: Apprenticeship
Area of Study: Construction, Manufacturing and Maintenance
Degree: Technical Diploma
Area of Study: Construction, Manufacturing and Maintenance

 

Several apprenticeship options available
“Madison College graduates are ready to work from day one with the specialized skills we need.”
Sean Cleary
President of Cleary Building Corp.
12%
Expected job growth
in this field by 2024