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The purpose of the Rutherford Works Construction Council is to implement a program to develop a workforce within the trades of the construction industry in Rutherford County and greater Middle Tennessee region to support the anticipated high growth over the next 10 years within the construction industry.

Our Goals for 2017

Goal 1

Finalize funding for MSC and implement If I Had a Hammer in at least Rutherford County schools in 2017-2018 school year

Goal 2

Develop adult/continuing education opportunity with first class held by August 2017

Goal 3

Support work-based learning by hiring 25+ seniors from Oakland Construction & Ag Engineering programs for fall 2017

Our Partners

  • Bell Construction
  • Turner
  • Roscoe Brown
  • Ole South
  • RC Home builders Association
  • Thompson Services
  • Hamilton Glass
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  • TCAT Shelbyville
  • MTSU Construction
  • RC Schools
  • Dow Smith

    Our Programs

    • Construction High School Pathway Program

      This career cluster prepares learners for careers in designing, planning, managing, building and maintaining the building environment. People employed in this cluster work on new structures, restorations, additions, alterations and repairs.

      Architecture and construction comprise one of the largest industries in the United States. Based on the latest statistics, this career cluster has 13.8 million jobs. In the next few years, many new jobs will be added and many employment opportunities will result from the need to replace experienced workers who leave jobs.