No-Cost Residential Construction Career Training
PROGRAMS DESIGNED TO TRAIN AND UPSKILL THE NEXT GENERATION OF CONSTRUCTION WORKERS
Real Jobs Rhode Island (RJRI) and the Residential Construction Workforce Partnership (RCWP) have come together to recruit and train people who want to join the industry and upskill current employees.
Job Seekers, Career Changers and those interested in a Career in Construction: Demonstrate a commitment to start a career in construction and actively seek employment at RCWPJobs.com and our placement resources.
15-Week VESL Vocational English as a Second Language Training Program (Central Falls)
APPLICATIONS ARE BEING ACCEPTED FOR THE NEXT SCHEDULED VESL SESSION FOR SPRING 2021.
Classes begin this April, end in July and are held Monday’s through Thursday’s from 5:30 to 8 pm.
Training is held at RIBA’s Vocational Training Facility, 10 Higginson Ave., Central Falls 02863 (use this address for GPS, 2 Crow Point, Lincoln, RI 02865 we are across the street from Fortune Metals).
The VESL Program is an 15-week basic carpentry career training program for participants who demonstrate intermediate English Knowledge and is designed to prepare job seekers looking for a career in residential construction or upskill current construction workers. With emphasis on contextualized English as a Second Language Training, participants learn Construction Terminology, Construction Math, Hands-On Basic Carpentry Training, Jobsite Safety and upon successful completion participants earn their OSHA 10 Construction Card. A CASAS test is required prior to enrollment in the program.
LEARN MORE: Contact Betty Bernal, Diversity and Outreach Coordinator via email at email@example.com or by phone 401.500.9146 (cell) or 401.205.1877 (the training center).
Eligibility Criteria: See Eligibility Cirteria tab above.