Basics in Concrete
As Colorado grows, so does the need for skilled concrete workers. Concrete is the most common and versatile building material used in construction. Combined with reinforcing steel it becomes the durable long lasting base of our buildings and roads. In this course, you will learn the fundamentals of concrete tools and materials as well as techniques of reinforcing, forming, and pouring concrete safely and successfully on a jobsite.
- Solid foundation of concrete construction skills
- Career support & networking with employers
- Preparation for a careers including Concrete Finishing, Rebar, or Equipment Operating making over $20/hour!
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics
Tuition is waived if you’re pursuing a career in Colorado’s construction industry.
This is a 2-week course. Students attend classes at our training center three nights per week from 5:30-8:30pm. Additionally, students may be required to complete online coursework outside of class.
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.
Robert is a Master Plumber with over 30 years of experience. He has been teaching the construction trades for 14 years, including apprenticeship-level plumbing. Robert has also taught carpentry skills to adults at Salvation Army centers and to court-involved young men at Ridge View Youth Services Center. When he is not working, Robert enjoys skiing, biking and surfing and spending time with his wife and two children.