October is #CareersinConstruction Month!
The NRVHBA has created a Careers in Construction Month Video Series to raise awareness of the different paths in the construction industry, why you should look at it as a career and why education in the trades is so important.
Part Two: What should people just starting out know about the trades?
Part Three: Being a part of building someone's home is one of the most rewarding aspects of a career in construction
Part Four: What can you do to help further trades education in our area?
A huge need exists for skilled workers in the residential construction industry and that need continues to increase as more people in the industry retire.
Browse the many options for trades education in the New River Valley and surrounding areas. You can start learning a skilled trade in high school and progress into learning at a local community college, university, or through an apprenticeship program.
Virginia State Apprenticeship Program:
The Virginia Department of Labor and Industry's Registered Apprenticeship program is an employment training model that produces highly skilled workers to meet the demands of employers competing in a global economy, through a combination of on-the-job training and related technical instruction. Visit their site to learn more and find employers in our area.