Construction GED Training Program


Integrating GED & Construction Training


For the first time ever in Minnesota, a unique GED training program is available—giving you the opportunity to attain your GED plus the skills and certification needed to begin a career in the booming construction industry. In only 30 weeks, Summit Academy will give you all the training and support you’ll need to graduate and be job-ready:

  • GED 10-week training; followed immediately by your choice of a 20-week Construction Specialty
  • Personal Study Plan built for you
  • Teacher-led lessons, aligned to GED standards
  • GED practice tests plus extra tutoring
  • Upon graduation, we help you find a job

Construction GED: Course Details

GED Curriculum (1-10 weeks)Construction Fundamentals (11-20 weeks) Specialty Tracks: Hands-on (21-30 weeks)
-Reasoning Through Language Arts
-Mathematical Reasoning
-Social Studies
-OSHA Safety
-Construction Mathematics
-Hand & Power Tools
-Blueprint Reading
-Building Materials
-Personal and Professional Development
  • Electrician*
  • Concrete Form Carpenter*
  • Pre-Apprentice Construction/Carpentry
  • Women Wear Hard Hats Too

  • (*Offered periodically—ask us about)


    -Must be 19 years of age or older -Do not have a High School Diploma or GED
    -Pretest score: 8th grade level in Reading / 5th grade level in Math
    -(Initial TABE admissions test will be administered.)
    -Ready to commit to the 30-week GED and Construction Training Program…to career path

    GED Information Session Registration Form

    Every Wednesday at 10 a.m.