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Mid Coast Construction Academy

Welcome! MCA is pre-apprenticeship and apprenticeship program for plumbers and electricians in the South Texas Mid Coast Region. Offering training programs for high school students and adults in partnership with industry professionals, our goal is to address the growing labor shortage for construction professionals in our area.  

Why Choose a Career in Construction?

In the Mid Coast Region, there is a critical shortage of skilled labor that is projected to grow over the next decade. Trained plumbers and electricians enjoy one of the most stable employment futures in the workforce and licensed plumbers and electricians experience a current average starting salary of $23 per hour in our area. 

High School Program

Get a head start on your new career while still in high school! Participants in MCA’s High School Program gain training for these in-demand fields while still in high school, allowing them to enter directly into the adult apprenticeship program upon graduation. 

Adult Program

Adult Program

The MCA Adult program allows eligible adult students to earn a living as they attend classes. Combining classroom instruction with paid, on-the-job training, after completing the 4-year program successful graduates will be eligible to sit for their journeyman level exam and receive a certificate of completion from the Bureau of Apprenticeship and Training and from NCCER.

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We Need You!

Mid Coast Construction Academy wouldn't be possible without the active participation of local businesses and individuals. Our partners offer on the job training opportunities for our students, educational seminars, and financial support. If you would like to learn more about how your business can benefit from MCA, please give us a call!

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Learn More About MCA!

Click on the link to view an informative video and learn more about how Mid Coast Construction Academy can be your first step to an exciting new career!

Thank You For Visiting!

In the Mid Coast Region, there is a critical shortage of skilled labor that is projected to grow over the next decade. Trained plumbers and electricians enjoy one of the most stable employment futures in the workforce and licensed plumbers and electricians experience a current average starting salary of $23 per hour in our area. Mid Coast Construction Academy is proud to partner with local businesses, school districts, and individuals as we address this issue through education and career development.

Partial funding for Mid Coast Construction Academy provided by Cuero Economic Development Corporation