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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, 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.

2024/2025 Apprentice Class Registration

RICTA registration is now open for the upcoming school year of 2024/2025, to begin in September.  Classes will take place at the schools’ location of 249 Roosevelt Avenue, Lower Level, Pawtucket, RI.  To register print the registration form found here, then return it to the school with tuition payment. Registration deadline is August 23, 2024. It can be returned by mail, email, fax or dropped off at the office.

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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

2024/2025 Classes for Monday/Wednesday 

to begin September 4, 2024 @ 6:00pm

Schedule to be posted when it is available.

Class nights are subject to change.

Carpentry Levels 1 & 2

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 3 & 4



Tuesday/Thursday Classes

2024/2025 Classes for Tuesday/Thursday

to begin September 10, 2024 @ 6:00 pm

Schedule to be posted when it is available.

Class nights are subject to change.

Carpentry Levels 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 1 & 2