Skilled Trades

MUST Construction Careers : External Link

Careers in the building tradesMUST Careers connects you to apprenticeship opportunities within the unionized construction trades. The MUST organization consists of the trade affiliates of the Michigan Building and Construction Trades Council and their contractor association partners. We are committed to the promotion of quality conscious, productive and safe workers in the construction industry.  It all begins with an apprenticeship - a unique earn-while-you-learn opportunity to build a lifelong career in the Union construction trades.

PDF DocumentCareers in the Building Trades

Explore the trades:  External Link

Build Your Future : External Link

America needs certified craft professionals with technical skills who can keep it growing. Finding a career in construction is a life-changing decision to fulfill important roles in building communities. BYF helps in discovering how construction can be a good fit for your future — from making the right preparations to finding training.

Watch the many Success Stories from people in the trades External LinkView Playlist on YouTube 

Student & Family Resources External Link


Please see our Resource Guide starting on page 70 for more information on Skilled Trades. : Resource Guide - Skilled Trades

Access for All:

Oakland County Guide : Apprenticeships in the Oakland County Guide

Women in Skilled Trades (WIST):

Skilled Trades Resources

Michigan’s Resource to Apprenticeship Opportunities (MASCI) : 

Helmets to Hardhats :

Michigan Construction Careers :

Going Pro :

Available Apprenticeships : 

PDF DocumentMUST Career Brochure

PDF DocumentCareers in the Building Trades

Lightweight Innovations for Tomorrow

Lightweight Innovations for Tomorrow is offering Entry Level Welding and CNC Operations training programs. These programs will be taught in the LIFT Learning Lab located in the LIFT Manufacturing Innovation Institute in the Corktown neighborhood of Detroit.

CNC Operations Training :

Welding Training