Commercial construction happens from the ground up with the help of iron workers, carpenters, operating engineers, laborers, cement masons, and many other trades. It takes a number of skills to be a builder, including spatial awareness, plan reading, and the ability to understand order of operations.

Ground Up Construction gives the player a hands on introduction to commercial building, forcing them to put their skills to the test. See if you can master 100 puzzles where you'll build everything from convenience stores to skyscrapers. Follow the plans correctly, and see your building come to life. Make a mistake, and be forced demolish and start over.

Play Ground Up Construction and experience:
-100 levels of increasing difficulty
-Challenging puzzle-style gameplay
-Transforming levels upon successful completion
-Information and videos about life as a carpenter, cement mason, laborer, operating engineer, and iron worker
-Direct links to career opportunities in the construction trades

Ground Up Construction aims to build awareness of the career opportunities in the building trades, and was made possible by the generous contributions of the International Association of Bridge, Structural, Ornamental, and Reinforcing Iron Workers, Local Union Number 3, the Ironworker Employers Association of Western Pennsylvania, the Master Builders’ Association of Western Pennsylvania and the Construction Advancement Program of Western Pennsylvania.

Ground Up Construction is a Simcoach Skill Arcade game. Explore careers, practice basic job skills and earn badges to gain exposure to careers and training opportunities in your area. To learn more about the Skill Arcade check out

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Etcetera Edutainment, Inc.
115.7 MB

Requires iOS 9.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.



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