Come see our
first class of military veterans graduate
"Making the Grade- TCMI instructor Richard
and NDI residents on the first day of trade school." See them here->
our students say about TCMI
It is the Veteran,
not the preacher, who has given us freedom of
It is the Veteran, not the reporter, who has given us
freedom of the press.
It is the Veteran, not the poet, who has given us freedom of
It is the Veteran, not the campus organizer, who has given
us freedom to assemble.
It is the Veteran, not the lawyer, who has given us the
right to a fair trial.
It is the Veteran, not the politician, Who has given us the
right to vote.
It is the Veteran, who salutes the Flag,It is the veteran,
who serves under the Flag,
Welcome to Turnkey Construction Management Institute (TCMI),
a vocational school geared towards military veterans
just like you.
You rebuilt their country, now its time to rebuild yours.
for a job in construction management!
proven to yourself and to the world that you are
capable. You have proven that you can learn
complex technical skills and showed your dedication to
getting the job done. So now what? Put those skills to
work by starting your new career in Construction
Meet TCMI's first active duty student
choose TCMI? We have over 11 years of experience
training, guiding and preparing people (with and without
a background in the construction trades) for a
position as construction superintendent, construction
project manager and construction estimators.
is to take your skills, abilities, and years of
experience and refine them in a specific manner, which
would enable you to return to the civilian workforce at
a management level within the fast-growing &
highly-profitable construction industry. No experience
is required - and we'll teach you all you'll need to
know to succeed in your new and rewarding career.
can see in this photo, Dan (who is in currently in
Iraqi) decided to get a head-start. With TCMI's
correspondence courses, you don't have to wait for
discharge to start your new civilian career.
"Deciding to take the Turnkey Const. Management course
has turned out to be the best thing I've done in a long
time. Not only did you provide me with a courteous,
patient, and knowledgeable Instructor, but in addition,
some of the finest text and software programs available.
Also your dedication to ensuring your students find
adequate employment is not only commendable, but above
and beyond the norm."....Read
the rest of this letter and others here
Bureau for Private Post Secondary & Vocational Education
approved courses include:
If you are applying for Compensation, Pension, or
You should use VONAPP if you are a U.S. military
veteran who wants to apply for compensation, pension, or vocational
rehabilitation benefits using the Internet. If you are now receiving any of
those benefits, donít use VONAPP to apply for the same benefit or an increase in
that benefit. Instead, contact the V A Regional Office which handles your
benefit by calling 1-800-827-1000. Also, if you have a pending application for
any of these benefits, donít apply for the same benefit again using VONAPP
without checking with the V A Regional Office working on your application. Also,
do not use VONAPP to notify V A about dependency or income changes on your
current award. Contact your V A office and ask what they need from you for
dependency or income changes.
Servicemembers should not submit
an application using VONAPP until they call their V A Regional Office at
1-800-827-1000 to ensure that the VA Regional Office and their military post is
participating in a pre-discharge program.
You should use VONAPP if you are a U.S. military
veteran, a servicemember with at least 2 years of active duty, or a member of
the Selected Reserve. If you have previously filed a claim for education
benefits, use VONAPP only if you are filing for a different education benefit.
For example, if you have used all of your benefits based on your active duty and
would now like to apply for benefits based upon your Selected Reserve service.
If you have a pending application, donít use VONAPP to
resubmit your claim. It will slow down processing. If you would like to know the
status of a pending claim contact the Regional Processing Office by calling
1-888-GI BILL 1 (1-888-442-4551).
You were injured while you were in the service, or
You are permanently and totally disabled and you
believe that it is because of your military service, or
You were seriously ill while you were in the
service, and you believe you have continuing problems, or
You developed a mental or physical condition that
you believe may be related to your military service.
What are compensation benefits:
V A pays veterans Disability Compensation for
disability(ies) that are a result of military service. If V A determines that
your disability(ies) are 30% or more disabling, V A may pay additional
compensation for your spouse, children, and dependent parents. V A will pay a
higher amount of compensation for a spouse when the spouse is a patient in a
nursing home or is disabled and requires the regular aid and attendance of
V A Disability Pension
You may apply for V A Disability Pension if:
You are permanently and totally disabled but not as a
result of your military service, and
You served on active duty during a wartime period, and
Your income is limited.
What are pension benefits?
V A pays Disability Pension to veterans who are:
permanently and totally disabled but not
as a result of military service, and served during:
Mexican Border Period
World War I
World War II
(Persian) Gulf War
V A pays Disability Pension based on the amount of
income that the veteran and family receives and the number of dependents in the
VA Vocational Rehabilitation Benefits
You should apply for V A Vocational Rehabilitation
You are a veteran or a service member awaiting a
You have a V A combined service-connected disability
rating of 10 percent or more.
You believe that you are disabled due to your
military service and have an application pending for service connection or are
filing one with your vocational rehabilitation claim.
V A Education Benefits
You should apply for V A Education Benefits if:
You believe you are eligible for benefits based upon
active duty service, or if you are currently a member of the Selected Reserve.
There are many categories of eligibility. For specific details, see the help
text in the VONAPP application.
What are education benefits?
V A pays education benefits to qualified veterans
and reservists who are attending approved courses or programs. You will
receive a monthly benefit check based upon your type of training and training