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Training programs

Learn about Rebuild’s workforce development program, which provides exposure to the skilled trades for people of color and women in Philadelphia.

Rebuild offers workforce development programs designed to promote diversity and inclusion in the construction industry. Through its projects, Rebuild will provide people of color and women new pathways to skilled trade union apprenticeships.

Rebuild is currently recruiting individuals interested in pursuing careers the skilled trades. Prior experience is preferred but not required.

The programs we currently and will offer: 

  • Carpentry
  • Masonry (Bricklayer, Cement Mason)
  • Finishing Trades (Glazier, Drywall, Industrial Bridge Painting, Commercial Painter)
  • Electrician
  • Steamfitters (HVAC, Welding)
  • Plumber
  • Sheet Metal Worker
  • Sound and Communication

 Application requirements:

  • Minimum age of 18.
  • COVID-19 vaccination (proof of vaccination required).
  • Philadelphia residency.
  • High school diploma or GED.
  • Valid driver’s license.
  • Valid child abuse clearance.
  • Ability to pass a background check.
  • Ability to pass a drug screening.
  • Ability to engage in strenuous physical work.
  • Demonstrated interest in and commitment to career in construction.
Applications are reviewed on a rolling basis. To learn more and to apply, visit our online application.

Finishing Trades Information Sessions

Register for the Finishing Trades Information Sessions below:

Info Session 2/2/23 - Virtual

Info Session 2/7/23 - In Person

Info Session 2/14/23 - Virtual