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Construction Laborer

Construction Laborer

The Construction Laborer Registered Apprenticeship program is two years long and includes 316 hours of related classroom instruction and 4,000 hours of on-the-job training (OJT). The program is designed to prepare participants for a career in the construction industry where they will engage in broad range of construction related activities. The first year of related instruction includes the Building Construction Core – Laborer and Construction Laborer I courses. The final course of the program, which is offered in the second year, is Construction Laborer II. Individuals who complete both years of the program, including the associated OJT, are eligible to earn a nationally recognized journeyperson credential.

Required Courses
Building Construction Core

The Building Construction Core class will prepare you to work in the building construction industry and is the first step toward a career in the construction trades. This course is a prerequisite for enrolling in any of the building construction related apprenticeship courses and satisfies the first semester requirement for year one. Individuals who can demonstrate recent (past three years) construction related employment and can pass the BCC bypass exam can go directly into semester two. 

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Civil Construction Laborer I

This course continues to lay the foundations for a career in the construction field and completes the requirements for the first year of the two-year Construction Laborer Registered Apprenticeship related training program. Topics covered include construction equipment and methods, building materials, an introduction to surveying, site layout: differential leveling, handling and placing concrete, and foundation and slabs-on-grade. Prerequisite: Building Construction Core (BCC) or successful completion of the BCC test out. 

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Civil Construction Laborer II

This course covers the second year of the two-year Construction Laborer Registered Apprenticeship related training program. Topics include vertical formwork, horizontal framework, heavy equipment, forklift, and crane safety, electrical safety, construction equipment, rough terrain forklifts, oxyfuel cutting, and working from elevations. Individuals who complete the program, including the required OJT, are eligible to earn a nationally recognized journeyperson credential. Prerequisite: Completion of Construction Laborer I. 

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Program Details
Tuition Cost:
$747.00
Hours:
316
Required Materials:
  • Additional fees: Registration and Book(s) $300
Documents:
Contact:
Courtney Brown
(302) 697-4545