Training Program

This training program offers FREE classroom and hands-on training in building & facilities maintenance trades. Classes are 3 months long, Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Counseling, life skill instruction, pre-employability training, an externship, and and follow-up are also included. Hands-on experience is gained through a charitable construction. Upon completion, students receive several industry-related credentials including a certificate of completion from the Home Builders Institute and job placement in the facilities maintenance field.

Minimum Eligibility Requirements
– 18 years or older
– Low-income
– Valid drivers license
– Criminal backgrounds case by case

How To Apply
Applications can be submitted by attending a public orientation, which is held every Tuesday at 11:00 a.m. at the Building Trades Academy.  Call (757) 420-2566 for more information.