MAKE THE CHOICE THAT’S RIGHT FOR YOU

You’ve heard it. We know you have. Go to college or you won’t be successful. A life in construction isn’t for you. Well, it’s time to change the conversation. We’re here to tell you that you control your destiny. And your possibilities are limitless.

REALITY VS. PERCEPTION

It’s 100% Possible to Create a Successful Career in Construction

PERCEPTION
REALITY
Vocational-technical schools are for less intelligent kids who can't hack "regular" school.
Some students learn best by doing. If you have a passion for building and working with your hands, follow your heart.
You have to go to a four-year university to be successful.
There's a huge opportunity in construction.
  • 800K jobs added by 20241
  • Average wages starting at $37K2
  • Make up to $70K with more experience
1. Occupational Employment and Wages Report, Bureau of Labor Statistics, 2017. 2. Siding Installer Salary, Payscale.com, 2018.
Long-term careers don't exist.
Create your own destiny.
  • More than 12% job growth expected through 2024
  • Get started as an installer and grow into an entrepreneur, running your own crew
You won’t make a difference.
You can make a difference every day by building homes for families and improving the aesthetics of communities across the country.

AVERAGE STUDENT LOAN

DEBT AFTER GRADUATION:

NEARLY $38K

Source: A Look at the Shocking Student Loan Debt Statistics for 2018, Student Loan Hero, 2018.

Basic Requirements for Vinyl Siding Installers

When it comes to skills, just practice your measuring and hammering skills. Everything else is pretty straightforward.

• At least 18 years old

• High school education or equivalent

• Driver’s license or transportation

• Basic carpentry skills

• Pass a drug test

How to Become a Vinyl Siding Installer

It starts with education. Finish high school through either a vocational or traditional route and then pick the path that's best for you.

CHOOSE THE VOCATIONAL ROUTE

Start earning on-the-job training and credits towards an associate’s degree in high school. Consult your guidance counselor for programs available in your area.

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Apply for an Apprenticeship

Finish high school and enter an apprenticeship program. You’ll get jobsite experience mixed with classroom instruction to help you get fully prepared and qualified for a career in construction.

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Step onto the Job Site

Many installers begin their careers as helpers, learning everything they need to know directly from pros on the job. Plus, since vinyl siding is the easiest product to learn and install, you don’t need experience to get started.

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YOU DON'T HAVE TO SIT BEHIND A DESK TO BE SUCCESSFUL

   

Explore Open Opportunities Today

Search these recommended job boards for vinyl siding installer jobs in your area and start applying for these openings. Many provide training on-the-job and don’t require previous experience so you can get started right now.

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