To provide further understanding of the construction industry and networking opportunities for Texas A&M University students in the construction industry.
The OJ Beck Scholarship
For students in a 4 year degree program
For students pursuing technical training or certificates to enter the construction industry.
Workforce Development Scholarship
From the AGC Foundation for students pursuing associate degrees, technical training or certificates to enter the construction industry.
AGC Bricklayer Apprentice Program
The Associated General Contractors South Texas Chapter Masonry Apprenticeship is a 3 year program that combines OJT and related classroom instruction. Apprentices will work side by side journeymen masons learning the skills of the trade while they work. Apprentices will be exposed to all tools, materials, and techniques applicable to their trade. They receive incremental wage increases commensurate with the level of training they have completed.
The AGC is currently accepting applications for apprenticeship program. Tuition is $360 per year. Must be 18 years of age. For more info contact Greg Avery 361.549.9161
Apprentice Program 2018
Congratulations to 2018 1st and 2nd Year AGC Bricklayer Apprentices
Back left to right: Alex Franco (1st year), Uvaldo Davila (1st year), Mark Cueller (2nd year), Otis Mizes (2nd year), Daniel Perez (1st year)
Front left to right: Sid Smith (SS Smith & Sons Masonry, owner), Joshua Gray (2nd year), Greg Avery (Instructor), Victor Perez Jr. (2nd year), Robert Lara (2nd year)
Apprentice Program 2017
Congratulations to 2017 1st and 3rd Year AGC Bricklayer Apprentices
Left to right: Mitch Mungia (3rd year), Joshua Gray (1st year), Greg Avery (Instructor), Robert Lara (1st year), Mark Cueller (1st year), Victor Perez Jr. (1st year)
Texas Construction Careers
We are proud sponsors of the premier workforce development in Texas!
Texas Construction Careers is the best online resource in the state for promoting careers in commercial construction. It’s also a great place to post your job openings.
• Craft Training
• Professional Education
• Military Veterans
• Job Bank
• Job Fairs
AGC COLORING BOOK
These coloring worksheets feature an educational component, ranging from dot to dot numbers and letters. Printable coloring pages are fun and can help children develop important skills. These skills, eye-hand coordination, color concepts and picture comprehension, form the foundation for early learning success. Kids who print and color sheets and pictures, generally acquire and use knowledge more effectively.
What is the importance of coloring in children?
Motor Skills: The act of coloring can improve motor skills in you children. The motions involved in coloring like holding the tools and scribbling with crayons can help in the development of the tiny muscles in their wrist, fingers and hands. Fine motor skills help your children to write and manipulate small objects.
How do coloring books help kids?
Coloring books make them focus. This skill will be used in school. Also, the coloring forces mentally to split figures or parts and to understand how the parts work together. Besides patience and develop grip.
In the next ten years, the construction industry will need additional workers to cover new work and a retiring workforce. And it’s not just careers in the skilled trades.
Administrative, design, and construction management careers are all on the rise.
There are many different construction jobs! Carpenter, Equipment Operator, Construction Laborer, Pipefitter, Plumber, Electrician, Project Engineer, Construction Estimator, Construction Inspector and Construction Superintendent and many more.
We hope you encourage your child to explore the many careers in construction and watch them build a successful future!