Paving the way for a construction career

As Central Florida continues to grow, the need for skilled construction workers here and across the country is urgent. The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reports that as of June 2020, there are about 300,000 vacancies in the construction industry with openings expected to increase to about 747,000 by 2026. Further data from the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity projects construction jobs in Central Florida are expected to grow by 19.6% from 2021-2029, creating over 17,000 new jobs. Some…