CONSTRUCTION IMMERSION PROGRAM
Columbia Public Schools Columbia Area Career Center and Emery Sapp & Sons are proud to offer a new opportunity for high school students—the Construction Immersion Program. The program will consist of a four-week mini-course introducing you to the construction industry. The program will provide students with 33 hours of hands-on, high-tech experience.
Learn fundamentals such as:
10-hour OSHA certification
Heavy Equipment Operation
Students will be considered for an internship or full-time employment with ESS upon successful completion.
Contact your counselor for more information on how to enroll.
Classes will take place at Columbia Area Career Center.
The course will include field trips to local job sites. All necessary transportation will be provided.
Exact Dates TBD – Coming Soon Spring 2022
Classes will take place 2 days a week, from 7-8:30 a.m. This includes weekly job site visits or lab time which will alternate each week.
All students will be provided with Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) including a hi-visibility vest, hard hat, safety glasses, gloves, and ear protection.
Instructors will actively include safety training and education throughout the course during classroom discussion, lab time and job site visits.
Introduction to Emery Sapp & Sons
Introduction to Underground Utilities & Paving
Introduction to GPS
Introduction to Dirt Moving Equipment
Field Day with ESS – Materials to prepare for the Immersion Experience