Golisano Construction Technology Training Program

Trades Career Entry Program

The Golisano Construction Technology Training Program is a six-week intensive program that provides focused hands on training in the skilled trades with the intent of pairing graduates with local contractors in entry level positions. Participants of the program receive hands on training in the following trades: Rough Framing; Roofing; Plumbing and Pipe-Fitting; Basic Electrical Wiring; HVAC Fundamentals; Drywall; Painting and Finish work. While most of the learning is held in the lab, there is a healthy amount of classroom theory and safety lessons provided prior to each topic.

To compliment the hands on training provided, participants also receive foundational skills training in preparation for obtaining full time employment in the construction trades. Topics include but are not limited to job site etiquette and communication, teamwork, financial skills and productive conflict resolution techniques. Participants will also prepare a resume and along with partaking in mock interviews preparing them to accept employment upon graduation.


Upcoming Session Schedule

Session 20: January 8, 2024 – February 16, 2024 *currently recruiting*

Session 21: March 4, 2024 – April 12, 2024

Session 22: April 29, 2024 – June 7, 2024

Session 23: June 24, 2024 – August 2, 2024

Session 24: August 19, 2024 – September 27, 2024

Session 25: October 14, 2024 – November 22, 2024

Session 26: December 9, 2024 – January 17, 2025

Application Process:

Prior to acceptance into the program, participants must be nominated by a person of influence in their life this can be a mentor, family member, teacher, supervisor etc. – Download the fillable Nominator Submission form below

Applicants can download and fill in the application below and submit with their nomination form

Once applications have been received, prospective participants will be given access to earn the OSHA-10 Construction Safety Certification (administered online) a prerequisite to joining the program.
Once these steps are completed participants are invited in for a pre-screening and consultation to ensure they are ready to work full time in the trades. Upon acceptance into the program, participants must adhere to a weekly composite score of 80% to continue week to week. Grades are based on attendance, engagement, safety and weekly exams, all of which are open book.

Completed nomination forms can be sent to Aubrey Marrero at amarrero@itectraining.com

For questions, please call (585)333-0115