Check out these local Colorado training programs to help you build your career in construction!
Learn how to read blueprints, interpret building code, understand building materials and processes, as well as effectively communicate with customers and tradespeople in this innovative, industry-driven program. Students will earn certifications from OSHA and Colorado Homebuilding Academy, as well as a 16-credit Construction Management certificate from Community College of Aurora. Students also have the option to use those 16 credits towards CCA’s 60-credit Construction Management associate’s degree!
Learn how to read blueprints, estimate labor and materials, document project status updates, and produce cost analyses in this innovative, industry-driven program. Students will earn certifications from OSHA and Colorado Homebuilding Academy, as well as a 16-credit Construction Management certificate from Community College of Aurora. Students also have the option to use those 16 credits towards CCA’s 60-credit Construction Management associate’s degree!
Youth Construction Apprenticeship provides the in-depth instruction that Colorado employers demand in their workforce. After participating in 250 training hours and 128 on-the-job hours, graduates of the Youth Construction Apprenticeship will be unrivaled in their fitness for employment in Colorado’s fast-growing construction sector.
CITC Apprenticeships consist of daily on-the-job training by a contractor/employer supplemented with classroom and lab lessons once per week at night in a chosen skilled trade. CITC offers hands-on educational experiences for students who enjoy learning by doing. Apprentices earn while they learn alongside a group of like-minded people who are building a long-term career. Receive specialized training in well paid, in-demand and highly skilled occupations.
The Construction Technology vocational training program at Pickens Technical College in Aurora includes both classroom instruction, as well as hands-on training at a building site.
The construction training includes classes in blueprint reading, cost estimating, building codes and ordinances, frame construction, roof framing, interior and exterior finishing, and hand tool and power tool use and safety.
The Heating and Air Conditioning Service Technology Program prepares the student with entry-level residential skills required by employers in this industry. The program consists of 270 hours of education in job safety, soldering and brazing, basic electricity, forced air gas furnace service, hydronic service, air flow problems, duct sizing, and troubleshooting gas fired equipment. Performance testing after repairs is emphasized. State-of-the-art Simutech computer simulation programs are used along with live equipment in the lab. An on-the-job internship program with Aurora Public Schools Maintenance Department is offered where students can get experience with accomplished HVAC Technicians.
The Construction Supervision program offers an Associate of Applied Science degree, and certificate programs in Architectural Contracts and Materials, and a Mini Certificate in Estimating. The program will cover sustainability topics in each of the AEC courses throughout the program.
This Construction Supervision AAS degree is designed for the “in-house” construction industry person. This program will prepare students in areas of construction that include energy technologies, building practices, materials, estimating, scheduling with Primavera ® software, hands-on surveying, International Building Codes (IBC), contracts and more.