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Get ahead with a credential.

Skilled to Build Michigan Foundation is approved by the Michigan Department of Education to certify individuals, which will help prepare them for a career in the skilled trades. The 2022 school year marked the first year of the credential program with 219 participants. The certification exam consists of 100 questions and assesses knowledge and skills for the following weighted industry standards:

Building Trades

  • Drywall
  • Plumbing
  • Electrical
  • HVAC



Safety and Health

  • Personal & Occupational Health
  • Hand Tool Safety
  • Power Tool Safety
  • Trenching & Excavating



Building Components

  • Construction Drawings
  • Codes
  • Site Preparation
  • Foundation/ Subflooring
  • Framing
  • Windows & Doors
  • Roofing

Upon receiving a Skilled to Build Michigan Foundation Residential Construction Skills Certification, earners will be able to opt-in to getting connected with employers across the state who are interested in hiring a credentialed person. This is a great way to begin building a career.


Contact Information Credential and Testing Information

Starting in the 2023-2024 school year, the certification will be hosted on the iCEV Testing Platform. If you are a CTE instructor interested in participating in our credential program or an individual interested in obtaining the credential, reach out to iCEV Customer Support:

Contact Customer Support:



Home Office

Physical Address
CEV Multimedia, LLC.
1020 SE Loop 289
Lubbock, Texas 79404


Office Hours:

8:00 AM to 5:00 PM CST

Contact Information Credential and Testing Information:

Skilled to Build Michigan Foundation
6427 Centurion, Ste 100, Lansing, MI 48917
p: 517-322-0224

CTE Program Questions
Lee Greenacre, Education Consultant
p: 517-281-3030

Michigan CTE Assessment Policies
Dr. Valerie Milton, Research Consultant
p: 517-335-1066