About RICTA

Build Your Future

Due to the demand for excellence in construction, the need for a trained workforce in Rhode Island is crucial. RI Construction Training Academy is meeting this need by offering nine career paths in the sophisticated construction industry. Our curriculum has been developed under the auspices of the NCCER * and is approved by the RI Department of Labor.

Classes run September thru April and are two nights a week. Class hours are from 6:00 pm to 9:00 p.m., enabling students to work during the day gaining practical experience. Upon completion of the 144 required hours per year of instruction, the student will have fulfilled the state obligation for classroom education. This education along with the appropriate on the job training qualifies the student for the state test for licensing in their particular trade.

All RI Construction Training Academy instructors are active in the fields they teach. They hold licenses and higher education in their particular field and are familiar with the day to day operations of their trades. Lectures include films, videos, guest speakers, field trips, class discussions and other proven instructional methods such as hands-on.

Upon completion of the RICTA program, student will be eligible to transfer credits towards an Associates Degree at Community College of Rhode Island.

For more information please contact Kristen at (401)305-3510 or kristen@ricta.org.

*NCCER is a not-for-profit 501 (c)(3) education foundation created by the construction industry to develop standardized curriculum with portable credentials and to help address the skilled construction workforce shortage. NCCER is recognized by the industry as the training, assessment, certification and career development standard for the construction and maintenance craft professional. For more information, visit www.nccer.org or contact NCCER customer service at 888.622.3720.

R.I.C.T.A. does not discriminate in admissions, recruitment, services or employment on the 
basis of sex, race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, sexual orientation, age or handicap.