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Check out these options for construction training in the Denver, Colorado area.

 



Construction Skills Bootcamp

 

Basic Carpentry
8 weeks part-time
Construction Skills Bootcamp is a hands-on training course with small class-sizes. By participating in basic skills exercises, build projects, and online lessons, students earn the skills and certifications they need to gain employment in the industry.

Students receive:

  • Basic construction skills training
  • Industry-recognized certifications
  • Cash Incentive for completing
  • Introductions to hiring employers
  • Access to a career coach
  • Set of starter tools

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Apprenticeship Programs

Apprenticeships are 3-4 year programs that offer on-the-job training and education while you get paid.



Carpentry Apprenticeship

Carpentry
4 years full-time
This carpentry apprenticeship program requires 576 hours of classroom instruction and 8000 hours of on-the-job training.

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Electrical Apprenticeship

Electrical
4 years full-time
This electrical program requires 576 hours of classroom instruction and 8000 hours of on-the-job training.

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Masonry Apprenticeship

Masonry
3 years full-time
This masonry program requires 432 hours of classroom instruction and 6,000 hours of on-the-job training.

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Plumbing Apprenticeship

Plumbing
4 years full-time
This program requires 576 hours of classroom instruction and 8000 hours of on-the-job training.

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Pipefitting Apprenticeship

Pipefitting
4 years full-time
This electrical program requires 576 hours of classroom instruction and 8000 hours of on-the-job training.

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Sheet Metal Apprenticeship

Sheet Metal
4 years full-time
This sheet metal program requires 576 hours of classroom instruction and 8000 hours of on-the-job training.

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College Degree & Certificate Programs

Many careers in construction trades don’t require a college degree, but higher education will help further your career in the long run. Check out these two and four year degrees and certifications in Colorado.



Construction Technologies

Construction Trades
Certificate
This Construction Technology vocational training program teaches blueprint reading, cost estimating, building codes, framing, finishing, and tool use and safety.

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Heating & Air Conditioning

HVAC
Certificate
The Heating and Air Conditioning Service Technology Program prepares the student with entry level residential skills required by employers in this industry.

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Construction Management

Construction Management
Associate Degree
The AAS in Construction Management prepares students for supervisory/administrative roles within the construction/energy industry. The curriculum includes energy technologies, architectural principles, business, and construction technology.

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Construction Estimating

Estimating
Certificate
The Construction Estimating program introduces students to print reading and basic construction estimating. Students will develop skills in estimating the amount and cost of various constructions and will demonstrate these skills by making estimates of materials and labor quantities and the cost of representative types of construction.

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Real Estate & Construction Management

Construction Management
Bachelors Degree
Students studying Real Estate and the Built Environment can concentrate in Construction Management. They will learn how to determine the economic feasibility of a project, plan the construction, schedule the project, control the associated costs, and manage all financial aspects of the project.

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Construction Engineering & Management

Construction Management
Bachelors Degree
The Construction Engineering and Management program at CU Boulder offers a concentration in construction management. This degree focuses on: estimating, contract administration, planning and scheduling, surveying, CAD, equipment methods and construction engineering.

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