Students and instructor in building trades labLearn the skills you need for entry-level jobs in the building construction field. Graduates of the program find job opportunities at local unions, construction companies and property management companies.

Get Hands-on Training

  • OSHA standards
  • Electrical wiring
  • Plumbing
  • Carpentry
  • Framing
  • Hand and power tool basics
  • Blueprint reading

Earn Certifications/Licenses
Show your commitment to your trade. Certifications and licenses can lead to better job opportunities. We offer:

  • OSHA 10-hour Construction Safety Training
  • EPA Lead Renovation, Repair & Painting workshop hosted by Cornell Cooperative Extension

Start Your New Career

  • Work with our Career Services team to develop your resume and prep for interviews
  • Attend job fairs
  • Connect with employers who need your skills
  • Secure your job!

What do I need to get started?

To enter the program, a high school or high school equivalency (HSE) diploma is required. If you do not have one, contact the EOC to learn about our HSE classes and start working toward your goal today.

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Contact the EOC

Fax: (518) 273-1919

Locations

EOC
431 River Street, Troy, NY 12180

Albany Center for Education
30 North Russell Road (Second Floor), Albany, NY 12206

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