Tool lists for Tradesmen
- Sqrft Blog – On Safety: Go here for whatever we know to be the most current training schedules (and other related stuff).
- Online OSHA Training: This fully narrated and interactive training is intended for entry-level workers as an orientation and covers safety and health hazards workers may face on construction work sites. The cost is $89
- Construction Exchange
- Safety training classes offered by Dival Safety.
- Cornerstone Training Institute
- See section on this page for Job Readiness Training
- Erie Community College
- Safety Videos by Lovell Safety
Soft Skills Training
- Sqrft Blog—On professional advancement
- Leadership Training For Managers
- Dale Carnegie Course: The world famous Dale Carnegie Course is one of the only organizational communication training programs that is proven to make you more effective by boosting your engagement levels.
Why you should move to Buffalo
Local Construction & Entry Level Job Readiness Programs
- Construction Trades Program—Buffalo Public Schools Who Should Attend? Job Seekers who would like to work in the construction industry but don’t know which area to specialize in. Maintenance workers who want to improve current skills and learn new skills. ∞∞ Sqrft Recommended ∞∞
- It Takes A Village
- Buffalo Urban League—Employment Transition: The Buffalo Urban League Employment Transition Program gets great results when it comes to assisting the underemployed and unemployed in securing quality employment opportunities.
- Buffalo Urban League—Youth Build: The Buffalo Urban League’s Youth Build Program equips young adults, ages 17-24, with basic construction skills.
- Outsource Center
- Buffalo Urban League
- Iroquois Job Corp
- Community Missions of Niagara Frontier: A community-based, independent, non-profit, religious service agency providing residential and support services to persons and families in need.
- Arguably some of the best entry level construction experience in Buffalo—Labor Ready
Technical Skills Training & Preparedness
- Estimating for Construction
- Sqrft Blog—On technical stuff
- Mike Rowe’s scholarship program
- Get NCCER credentials for the training you received while in the military