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RESOURCES

Government Resources

US Department of Labor

The purpose of the Department of Labor is to foster, promote, and develop the well being of the wage earners, job seekers, and retirees of the United States; improve working conditions; advance opportunities for profitable employment; and assure work-related benefits and rights.

Colorado Department of Apprenticeship

The purpose of the Colorado Department of Apprenticeship is to assist applicants with finding viable apprenticeship programs, safeguard the welfare of apprentices, and provide integrated employment and training information to apprenticeship sponsors and the local employment and training community.

PRE-APPRENTICESHIP PROGRAMS

Colorado Homebuilding Academy

We offer practical training that aligns with the current needs of construction employers. The Academy was created by leaders in the homebuilding industry to specifically meet today’s challenges and to prepare you for a successful career.

Our goals are to help you find a career that matches your interests and talents, connect you to employers, and help you make the most of the vast opportunities in the construction industry.

Training Resources

Construction Career Training Council of Colorado (CITC)

CITC works hard to assist apprentices in enriching their lives with a real career in construction and work hard at helping the construction contractors in continuously building and cultivating a top-rate/well trained workforce that positively impacts their bottom-line. CITC is a win-win for everyone involved.

Independent Electrical Contractors Rocky Mountain (IECRM)

IECRM is a leading electrical and renewable energy contractor association that offers a four-year expert apprenticeshup program that is accredited by the US Department of Labor (DOL) Office of Apprenticeship (OA/BAT), recognized by the U.S. Department of Veteran’s Affairs, and approved and regulated by The Colorado Department of Higher Education, Division of Private Occupational Schools Board.

The MiLL National Training Center

The MiLL, which stands for “Manufacturing Industry Learning Lab” is located in Colorado Springs, CO. The MiLL was created to expand training classes to include Woods Manufacturing, Cabinet Finishing, and Construction for not only high school students, but also for colleges, military, and industry.

Pikes Peak Workforce Center

The Pikes Peak Workforce Center is the American Job Center serving El Paso and Teller counties. We connect vital businesses with work-ready job seekers and employer-driven services. Their clients range from entry-level to professional, including youth, adults, people returning to the workforce, and those with barriers to employment.  

Hard Hat Heroes

Attention Veterans: Your military training allows you to receive FREE construction credentials from NCCER that will make you more marketable to employers. NCCER credentials are respected throughout the construction industry and could help you earn higher wages and opportunities for promotion. 

event resources

Construction Career Days of Southern Colorado

The purpose of Construction Career Days is to broaden student knowledge about the multi-faceted opportunities available and to increase the number of men and women entering the construction industry.Students spend the day, from 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. engaging in hands-on events, stationary equipment activities, and technology demonstrations. Lunch and door prizes are provided.