Education & Safety

Education And Training

Education & Safety Programs

The Education and Safety Training programs and seminars run by the Rhode Island Chapter include courses as basic as the OSHA 10-Hour Course all the way up to:

  • Management Training
  • Leadership Development
  • Business Planning
  • Safety
  • Understanding Prevailing Wage Laws
  • Contracts
  • Blueprint Reading
  • Hot Political Issues

These programs are run many times throughout the year. Notices of upcoming classes are sent to our members and posted on the Calendar of Events Section of the Rhode Island Chapter website.

Apprenticeship Training

The Rhode Island Construction Training Academy (RICTA), which is affiliated with the Rhode Island Chapter of ABC, provides the classroom apprenticed training that is required by the state in a number of trades, including carpentry, craft laborer, electric, HVAC, painting, pipe-fitter, roofing, sheet metal, and sprinkler-fitter.  Additional trades are added as the need arises. RICTA uses the state-approved CONTREN curriculum of NCCER.

Safety Training & Evaluation Process (STEP) Award Application

Click Here to download the STEP Application Form
Click Here to download a fact sheet about the benefits of going through the STEP Application Process