Building Trades Pre-Apprenticeship

The Building Trades Pre-Apprenticeship Program is designed to move participants successfully into the construction trades. 


The program is a free two week program and is open to qualified candidates.  Participants are exposed to a variety of the building trades through both classroom and hands on training. Upon completion, you'll be better equipped for acceptance into an apprenticeship program which includes:

  • Carpentry
  • Electrical
  • Heating and Air Conditioning
  • Plumbing


Building Trades Pre-Apprenticeship Program Overview

Key instructional components of the program include:

  • Basic Safety
  • Intro to Construction Math
  • Intro to Hand Tools
  • Intro to Power Tools
  • Intro to Blueprints
  • Basic Rigging
  • Basic Communication
  • Basic Employability Skills

Free training to qualified candidates.  Contact Iowa WORKS to learn more.

(319) 753-1671 ext. 31453


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