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RICTA is looking for instructors in multiple trades for September 2024. Classes are 2 nights per week and can be scheduled either Monday and Wednesday OR Tuesday and Thursday nights.  Class time is 6:00 - 9:00 pm and takes place at the Roosevelt Avenue facility in Pawtucket. See help wanted flyer.  Want to fill out an application? Application for Instructors


RICTA requires the person carry a license a minimum of 5 years.

Please consider joining our team to train the future technicians in Carpentry, Electric, HVAC, Pipefitting, Sheet Metal or Sprinkler Fitting industry.  See help wanted flyer.

Contact Kristen at 401.305.3510 ext. 13 or [email protected] to apply or for more information.

Registration will open in May for the 2024/25 school year.

Please check back in May for the registration form. 

Classes will take place at the schools location of 249 Roosevelt Avenue, Lower Level, Pawtucket, RI. 



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Veterans have options with benefits they have earned. Please see the following website for details. https://riopc.edu/services/help-for-students/

For information about using your Apprenticeship benefits, please contact the RI State Approving Agency at  [email protected] or 401-736-1164.

About Us

R I Construction Training Academy (RICTA) has been training apprentices in Rhode Island since 1992.  RICTA is a state approved apprenticeship program.  The curriculum used Contren Learning Series has been developed by the NCCER* 

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The apprenticeship classes are designed to meet the state requirement of training, 144 hours each year.  Upon completion of the program along with on-the-job training hours, the student will be eligible to register for the state license exam.

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Multiple scholarships are available to anyone interested in entering into the Merit Shop construction industry.

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Monday/Wednesday Classes

2023/2024 Classes for Monday/Wednesday 

to begin September 6, 2023 @ 6:00pm

Click here for Monday/Wednesday Schedule

Electric Level 1

Electric Level 3

HVAC/Refrigeration Level 1

Pipefitting Level 1

Sheet Metal Level 2

Sheet Metal Levels 3 & 4

Sprinkler Fitting Levels 1 & 2



Tuesday/Thursday Classes

2023/2024 Classes for Tuesday/Thursday

to begin September 12, 2023 @ 6:00 pm

Click here for Tuesday/Thursday Schedule

Carpentry Levels 1, 2, 3, & 4

Electric Level 2

Electric Level 4

HVAC/Refrigeration Levels 2, 3, 4, and 5

Pipefitting Levels 2, 3 & 4

Sheet Metal Level 1

Sprinkler Fitting Levels 3 & 4