Welcome to the Rhode Island Construction Training Academy




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Upcoming Events

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Instructors Needed For: 

Sprinkler Fitting and Craft Laborer

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.


If you are a new or returning apprentice now is the time to register for the up coming school year. Complete and return the registration form along with tuition.   Click here for a registration form.  Deadline to register is August 31, 2018.



Veterans have options with benefits they have earned. Please see the following website for details. https://www.riopc.edu/page/veterans/

For information about using your Apprenticeship benefits, please contact the RI State Approving Agency at veterans@riopc.edu 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

2018/2019 Class Schedule

  • Carpentry Years 2, 3 & 4
  • Electrical Year 1
  • HVAC Year 1
  • Painting
  • Pipefitting Year 1
  • Sheet Metal Years 2, 3 & 4
  • Sprinkler Fitting Years 1, 2, 3 & 4

       Class schedule

Tuesday/Thursday Classes

2018/2019 Class Schedule

  • Carpentry Year 1
  • Craft Laborer
  • Electrical Year 2
  • Electrical Years 3 & 4
  • HVAC Years 2, 3, 4 & 5
  • Pipefitting Years 2, 3, 4 & 5
  • Roofing
  • Sheet Metal Year 1