Golisano Construction Technology Training Program

Trades Career Entry Program

The Golisano Construction Technology Training Program is a six-week 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 will be classroom theory and safety lessons provided prior to each topic.

To compliment the hands on training provided, participants will also receive foundational skills 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.


2022 Class Schedule:

Cohort 7: December 13 – January 21

Cohort 8: Feb 7-Mar 18

Cohort 9: Apr 4-May 13

Application Process:

Prior to acceptance into the program, participants must be nominated by a person of influence in their life. Once applications have been received prospective participants will be given access to become OSHA 10 certificated, a prerequisite to joining the program. Once these steps are completed participants are invited in for a pre-screening 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 Clair Schroeder at cschroeder@itectraining.com.

For questions, please call (585)785-4524 ext. 112.