Welcome to the Rhode Island Construction Training Academy


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Instructors Needed:

Do you or someone you know enjoy their trade and want to help other lean?  RI Construction Training Academy is looking for individuals like this.  The school has openings in a variety of trades for part time teaching.  Five (5) years as a journeyman and the desire to teach is all it takes.  Classes run September thru April. Each class is two (2) nights per week from 6 - 9 pm. RICTA uses the nationally recognized NCCER curriculum which is approved by the RI Department of Apprenticeship.

To learn more please contact Kristen at 401-305-3510 ext 13 or kristen@ricta.org.


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

  • Carpentry Years 2, 3 & 4
  • Electrical Year 2
  • HVAC Year 1
  • Painting
  • Pipefitting Year 1
  • Sheet Metal Years 2, 3 & 4
  • Sheet Metal Year 1 (non ACS employees)
  • Sprinkler Fitting Years 1, 2, 3 & 4

       Class schedule

Tuesday/Thursday Classes

  • Carpentry Year 1
  • Electrical Year 1
  • Electrical Years 3 & 4
  • HVAC Years 2, 3, 4 & 5
  • Pipefitting Years 2, 3, 4 & 5
  • Roofing
  • Sheet Metal Year 1 (Atlantis Comfort System employees only)