Construction Skills Bootcamp

Construction training designed to help you land a high-demand job.


Small class sizes. Experienced trainers. Hands-on projects. Construction Skills Bootcamp is the perfect way to build your career in construction. This introductory  training course will help you earn high-demand skills and certifications. Plus, it’s free if you are committed to working in the construction industry.

Construction Skills Bootcamp also provides an overview of the diverse job opportunities in building trades, focusing on hands-on training and build projects.

Instruction is split half-and-half between hands-on work in our construction lab and online lessons at home.

Students earn:

  • Basic Construction Skills Training
  • Industry-Recognized Certifications
  • Cash Incentive for Completing
  • Set of Starter Tools
  • Introductions to Employers

Course Schedule

This is an 8-week course including 3-hour hands-on classes 2 nights/week + 40 hours of online coursework. View our course schedule here >

Course Info


Joe Carswell

Joe’s strong leadership skills are built on over 20 years of experience in the construction industry. After earning a Bachelor’s degree in Architecture from North Carolina State University, Joe spent several years drafting, preserving historic homes, and training work release prisoners for commercial installations. He also enjoys playing music and surfing.

Eric White

Eric began his career as a commercial flooring installer before becoming a carpenter for 12 years in residential new construction/additions and commercial renovations. He has also run his own handyman company for 7 years, rehabilitated historic structures and led construction projects in remote locations. His particular interests are in green building/sustainability, hiking and making crafts.

Mark Babcock

Mark has been involved in construction on and off since 1985, starting as a framer’s helper and progressing to project manager for high end home renovations. After taking a year off to become a dive instructor in Roatan, Honduras (where he met his wife), he moved from Canada to Denver to be with his wife Lori. He enjoys traveling, diving, and working on cars in his spare time. Mark is very excited about being a part of the Colorado Homebuilding Academy and teaching the next generation of construction experts.