Residential Construction Career Training

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.



Upskill your current employees or sponsor a candidate you’d like to hire with a commitment of a wage increase or a job upon training completion.

Job Seekers

Demonstrate commitment to start a career in construction and actively seek employment at and other resources.


26-Week Pre-Apprentice (PACT) Certification Training in Carpentry.

Training programs start in September 2019 and run through March 2020.  Applications accepted until program is full!

Program details and application.

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VESL – Vocational English As A Second Language basic carpentry training.
18-Week Program Runs September 16, 2019 through January 15, 2019.

Program details and application

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Check back often for more FREE training programs!

FREE Training Programs are funded in whole or in part by funds received through the Rhode Island Department of Labor and Training and the US Department of Labor. Program details, location and dates are subject to change.