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RICTA is looking for instructors in multiple trades for September 2023. 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 Electric, Pipefitting, Sheet Metal or  Sprinkler Fitting industry.  See help wanted flyer.

Contact Kristen at 401.305.3510ext 13 or [email protected] to apply or for more information.

2023/2024 Apprentice Class Registration 


RICTA registration is now open for the upcoming school year of 2023/2024.  Classes will take place at the schools location of 249 Roosevelt Avenue, Lower Level, Pawtucket, RI.  To register print the registration form , than return it to the school with tuition payment.  It can be returned by mail, email, fax or dropped off at the office.



RICTA is pleased to offer, in person, Rhode Island and Massachusetts 2023 15 Hour Electrical Code Update class. 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 2023 National Electrical Code book or the electronic version, all electrical licenses and form of ID.

Class date options are:                                

    August 26 & 27, Saturday & Sunday, 8:00 am - 4:00 pm             September 30 & October 1, Saturday & Sunday, 8:00 am - 4:00 pm 

    October 28 & 29, Saturday & Sunday, 8:00 am - 4:00 pm            November 25 & 26, Saturday & Sunday, 8:00 am - 4:00 pm

All classes take place at the Pawtucket Facility, 249 Roosevelt Avenue, Pawtucket, RI

 All classes include coffee/donuts and buffet lunch.

Register online OR download paper application.

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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

2023/2024 Classes for Monday/Wednesday 

to begin September 6, 2023 @ 6:00pm

Click here for Monday/Wednesday Schedule

Carpentry Levels 3 & 4 

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 1 & 2



Tuesday/Thursday Classes

2023/2024 Classes for Tuesday/Thursday

to begin September 12, 2023 @ 6:00 pm

Click here for Tuesday/Thursday Schedule

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

Sprinkler Fitting Levels 3 & 4