The first class for Houston Community College’s Building and Contracting Leadership Certificate Program will graduate Monday, October 29 at 6:00 p.m. in the HCC District Administration Building Auditorium at 3100 Main St. There will be a reception following the graduation ceremony.
The program is underwritten by Clark Construction Group, LLC and Bartlett Cocke General Contractors, LLC, providing scholarship assistance for tuition and course materials. Additional assistance is provided by Access Data Supply, Inc., Beard Integrated Systems, Inc., Omega Engineers, Inc., PCJ Consultants and Reytec Construction Resources, Inc.
The Building and Contracting Leadership Certificate Program is designed to provide a 12-month pathway for local independent contractors to expand and improve their contracting skills and to gain practical business expertise in order grow their own enterprise. This certificate program provides the Houston area with expert contractors who have a proven capacity and basic business knowledge of construction contracting. The certificate program trains contractors in an array of critical skills, ensuring they have the practical capacity to deliver sound, strong work to their clients. The program also expands the opportunities for independent contractors, particularly minorities, and helps contractors gain the skills needed to grow their businesses – to keep Houston working.
HCC is one of the country’s largest singly-accredited, open-admission, community colleges offering associate degrees, certificates, workforce training and lifelong learning opportunities for 75,000 students each semester. HCC is composed of six colleges that serve the greater Houston area’s diverse communities by preparing individuals to live and work in today’s increasingly international and technological society. To learn more go to hccs.edu.