Free Advanced Manufacturing Training

Building Pathways

Free Pre-Apprenticeship Training Program

Prepare to join construction industry as an apprentice.

Class starts October 2024

Worcester Building Pathways Pre-Apprenticeship Program prepared students to enter a union apprenticeship in the building and construction trades, including but not limited to plumbing, carpentry, roofing, electrical, labor and painting. The training is 16 weeks long and includes professional development, OSHA 10, First Aid/CPR, Construction Math, Labor History, and a combination of classroom and hands on training at several different apprenticeship training centers.


  • October 2024 – February 2025
    • Mondays and Wednesdays
      • 6pm – 9pm
    • Saturdays
      • 7am – 3:30pm
  • In Person training

(Program schedule, hours, requirements, and costs are subject to change.


  • 18+ years of age
  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • Physically able to work in construction.
  • Low to moderate income
  • Able to pass a drug test.
  • Authorized to work in the US
  • Owns reliable vehicle and able to travel to various training sites.


1. Email Anh Dao at to apply.

2. A Worcester Jobs Fund Program Assistant will contact you to check for program eligibility. You will need to provide eligibility documentation.

3. Attend an interview with the training provider.

Disclaimer: Minimum enrollment required. You are encouraged to apply early.