The MCA of America is recognized as the “Education Association” and the MCA of Iowa enthusiastically supports their national educational programs. Additionally, through member input, the MCAI identifies key training needs in the industry and either develops custom programs or locates established programs to offer to the industry.

Joint Labor/Management Education Programs

Apprentice Training

MCAI contractors and our union partners provide a 5-year, state-of-the-art apprentice training program involving both classroom courses and on-the-job experience. See our career development section for more information.

Technical Training for Field EmployeesTechnical training for field employees is primarily provided through the respective Joint Apprenticeship Training Committees at the union training centers.  This training ensures that our field workforce is routinely offered opportunities to improve their skills and remain current with new technologies. It also provides field employees the opportunity to earn continuing education credits to meet licensing requirements. See our event calendar for upcoming training opportunities.