Program Overview

              
 @constcareersnow

The Construction Careers Now program consists of a 4 week Introduction to Construction Careers curriculum through Emily Griffith Technical College. During the 4th week of the course students will attend a HIRING FAIR and meet numerous “eager to hire” construction contractors with career pathways available now in the trade of your choice.

LOCATION:

  • Central 70 Career Training & Resource Center
  • 3600 East 46th Avenue  Denver, CO  80216
  • Click here for map

Real Opportunities for New Career

 

  • Construction Careers are in high demand
    • 33,000 employees are needed in the construction industry in Colorado over the next 6 years
  • You could start your career in the next 30 days!
    • Meet contractors at the hiring fair in the 3rd week of your program
  • Industry Sponsored Tuition
    • No cost to participant
  • Well-paid Careers
    • No student loans!
  • Choose from a variety of trades and career paths within the industry
    • No experience required
  • Learn the latest construction technology
  • 4 weeks (16 classes)
  • Monday thru Thursday - 5pm-8pm
  • Hiring Fair on fourth Wednesday of the course, 4pm-6pm

     NEW LOCATION:

  • Central 70 Career Training & Resource Center
  • 3600 East 46th Avenue  Denver, CO  80216
  • Click here for map

 

  • Industry Sponsored Tuition (no cost to participant)
  • Colorado Resident

Introduction to Construction Careers

  • Review of Various Trades
    • Opportunities, Job Titles, Responsibilities, Career Paths,
  • Basic terminology
  • Basic & Current Power Tools and Equipment on jobsites - hands-on
  • Expectations of employers and employees

Basic Construction Measurement

Safety

  • Job Hazard Analysis
  • Treating Injuries
  • Personal Protective Equipment
  • Material Safety Data Sheets
  • CPR
  • 10-Hour OSHA Certification

Building Techniques

  • Concrete-Foundations and Slab on Grade, Vertical Formwork
  • Framing/Flashing
  • Installing Doors/Windows, Door Hardware
  • Trim-Window, Door, Floor, Ceiling
  • Drywall Installation and Finishing
  • Electrical
  • Specialties

Leadership/Soft Skills

  • Learn to give and take directions
  • Positive attitude
  • Work ethics/productivity
  • Time management/organization
  • Communication skills & responsibility
  • Sense of urgency - working on schedule
  • Interview skills/mock interviews
  • Computer Skills - Jobs going digital in the field

Contractor Presentations

All classes are M-Th, 5pm-8pm.

2018 Dates

  • August:
    • Start Date — Monday, August 6th
    • Hiring Fair — August 29th
    • Graduation — August 30th
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  • September:
    • Start Date — Monday, September 10th
    • Hiring Fair — October 3rd
    • Graduation — October 4th
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  • October:
    • Start Date — Monday, October 15th
    • Hiring Fair — November 7th
    • Graduation — November 8th
  • November
    • Start Date — Monday, November 19th
    • Hiring Fair — December 12th
    • Graduation — December 13th

2019 Dates

  • January:
    • Start Date — Monday, January 14th
    • Hiring Fair — February 6th
    • Graduation — February 7th
  • February:
    • Start Date — Monday, February 18th
    • Hiring Fair — March 13th
    • Graduation — March 14th
  • March
    • Start Date — Monday, March 25th
    • Hiring Fair — April 17th
    • Graduation — April 18th