The complete guide to construction training: learn which method of learning is right for you.
There are so many ways to learn trade skills, get construction training, and gain education in the construction industry, it can be confusing to know where to start. In this post, we’ll outline the major forms of construction training, so you can determine which is best for you. Whether you’re a high school student looking to skip college and enter straight into the workforce, a student who wants to learn more about the skilled trades and construction industry, or someone who’s already in the construction or trades industry looking to get more training or grow your skills and knowledge, we’ll show you a wide variety of options to get the construction training you need and want. A quick google search will reveal hundreds or thousands of options for construction training and education, so while we obviously can’t list every resource available to you, this will be a broad overview of the various types of training provided and a highlight of a few options you have depending on what your main driver for education is.
Why do you want to learn?
So before we get into it, it’s important to answer the question, “what’s your main need to find construction training?” Are you a student, or brand new to the industry, and looking to learn a career in the trades? Are you in need of certifications to grow in your job or get a raise? Or, are you an employer looking to issue safety or compliance training to your employees? How you answer this question will (in large part) determine what construction training platform you should choose.
Feel free to scroll down to read about all the different types of training, or click the links below to navigate to the type of training your looking for:
- –I want to learn in order to grow my skills, knowledge, or business.
- –I need continuing education credits.
- –I need to take, or issue safety / compliance training.
- –I want on-the-job training (or, apprenticeship).
- –I need a formal education.
- –I want to ask a specific question from pros in the industry.
- –I want to publish online training / education.
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