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Resources for Building Construction and Trades


  1. CTE Online External link opens in new window or tab.
    A resource devoted to connecting educators and leaders within the unique field of Career and Technical Education (CTE) to quality professional development tools that help establish the role rigorous academic skills play in pursuit of industry and career related coursework.
  2. Architects, Construction Managers, and Engineers Mentor Program (ACE) External link opens in new window or tab.
  3. California Department of Industrial Relations Apprenticeship External link opens in new window or tab.
    Search for available apprenticeship programs of registered program sponsors by county and occupation.
  4. Home Builders Institute External link opens in new window or tab.
    Offers student and instructor materials and national skills standards for five trades.
  5. HVACR Excellence–Industry Standard of Excellence External link opens in new window or tab.
  6. National Association of Women in Construction External link opens in new window or tab.
  7. National Center for Construction Education and Research External link opens in new window or tab.
  8. National Green Builders Products Webinars External link opens in new window or tab.
  9. North State Building Industry Association (BIA) External link opens in new window or tab.
  10. Sacramento Regional Builders’ Exchange External link opens in new window or tab.
  11. Build it Green External link opens in new window or tab.

Certifications

  1. California Pavement Preservation Certificate Program External link opens in new window or tab. – California State University, Chico
  2. Construction Management Certificate Program External link opens in new window or tab. – Sonoma State University
  3. Construction Management Certificate Program External link opens in new window or tab. – University of California, Berkeley Extension
  4. HVAC Certificate Program External link opens in new window or tab. – University of California, Berkeley Extension
  5. Construction Management Certificate Program External link opens in new window or tab. – University of California, Davis Extension
  6. Home Builders Institute External link opens in new window or tab. – Certification for Residential Construction
  7. Center for Occupational & Environmental (COEH) External link opens in new window or tab.
    Lead-Related Construction Sampling Technician Course
  8. California Home Inspection Licensure Courses External link opens in new window or tab.
  9. California Association of Code Enforcement Officer (CACEO) External link opens in new window or tab.
  10. Home Inspector Certification–Allied Schools External link opens in new window or tab.
  11. Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) External link opens in new window or tab.
Questions:   Robert Wilson | RWilson@cde.ca.gov | 916-445-6217
Last Reviewed: Tuesday, September 6, 2022