English Spanish
THE Source for
Workforce Development

RESOURCES

careers in construction
 

INDUSTRY INITIATIVES

Build Colorado:  THE source for workforce development
Construction Careers Now: Pre-apprenticeship program to enter the trades
Colorado Home Builders Academy: Elevating and supporting youth starting careers in home building

 

ASSOCIATIONS:

Hispanic Contractors of Colorado (HCC) Colorado's Diversity Leader 
Associated General Contractors (AGC) of Colorado  
Colorado Building and Construction Trades Council 
Colorado Contractors Association 

 

LABOR MARKET DATA, CAREER PATHWAYS, AND SECTOR PARTNERSHIPS:

Talent Pipeline Report 
Colorado State University Labor Study
Talent FOUND and CO Talent Dashboard
Colorado LMI Gateway 
CO Sector Partnership Information 
Construction Industry Profile, Arapahoe/Douglas Workforce Board 
WORKNOW

 

FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES:

Innovative Industries Internship Program 
Construction Education Foundation

 

COLORADO CAREER DEVELOPMENT TOOLS:

Connecting Colorado 
My Colorado Journey 
Skillful

 

COLORADO EDUCATION AND CAREER & TECHNICAL EDUCATION (CTE) SITES:

CTE Skilled Trades & Technical Sciences information
Career and Technical Student Organization, SkillsUSA 
Colorado Department of Education (CDE) Initiatives: See overview. (content includes ICAP guidelines and resources, including Meaningful Career Conversations, Graduation Guidelines, Postsecondary and Workforce Readiness, Concurrent Enrollment, and more)
Emily Griffith Technical College: College of Trades, Industry, and Professional Studies 
Colorado Community College System 
Construction Industry Training Council (CITC) 
Independent Electrical Contractors Rocky Mountain (IECRM)

 

WORKFORCE CENTERS:

Connecting with Workforce Centers
Sample construction industry profile: AD Works 

 

NATIONAL SITES:

Build Your Future:  Content provides a path to training and job placement as a craft professional
NCCER: Content includes making career and technical education a priority in secondary schools
HBI: Changing Careers, Changing Lives
30
high schools participating and growing
61559
average salary
950
students enrolled

Testimonials