Welcome to the Rhode Island Construction Training Academy


RICTA is pleased to offer, in person, the 2020 15 Hour Electrical Code Update class for Rhode Island and Massachusetts. This class will fulfill the mandatory code updates for class A and class B electricians.  Course will cover National Electrical Code changes and Rhode Island Code changes and/or Massachusetts Code changes. RI and/or MA amendments will be given at class.  You must attend all 15 hours to receive the certificate given at the end of the class.

Participants must bring 2020 National Electrical Code book or the electronic version, all electrical licenses and form of ID.


Classes at Pawtucket Facility, 249 Roosevelt Avenue:                                    Classes at Nights of Columbus, 1265 Tower Hill Road, N. Kingstown, RI:


 June 13, 14 & 20, 21 Monday & Tuesday, 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm:                     July 16 & 17, Saturday & Sunday, 7:30 am - 4:00 pm

 July 11,12 & 18, 19, Monday & Tuesday, 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm                       August 20 & 21, Saturday & Sunday, 7:30 am - 4:00 pm



Register online here. OR download paper application here.


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           2022/2023 Apprentice Class Registration 

RICTA registration is now open for the upcoming school year of 2022/2023. Classes will begin the week of September 5 and 11, 2022.  Classes will take place at the schools location of 249 Roosevelt Avenue, Lower Level, Pawtucket, RI.  Registration form is available click here.   




Bridge the Hours Gap Class

If you have to fulfill the 600 hours for Massachusetts licensing but have only the 576 hours that Rhode Island requires this class is for you.  To print a registration form click Bridge the Hours Gap registration form.  To register on-line click the register on the left of this page under upcoming events.




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 [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

2022/2023 Classes for Monday/Wednesday 

to begin September 7, 2022 @ 6:00pm

detailed schedule will be available in July

Carpentry Levels 3 & 4 

Electric Level 1

Electric Level 3

HVAC/Refrigeration Level 1

Pipefitting Level 1

Sheet Metal Level 2

Sprinkler Fitting Levels 1, 2, 3, & 4


Tuesday/Thursday Classes

2022/2023 Classes for Tuesday/Thursday

to begin September 13, 2022 @ 6:00 pm

detailed schedule will be available in July

Carpentry Levels 1 & 2

Electric Level 2

Electric Level 4

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

Pipefitting Levels 2, 3 & 4

Sheet Metal Level 1

Sheet Metal Levels 3 & 4