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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.

Ironworkers Academy Summer 2024 Registration

Please use the links below to register for one of the mandatory virtual information sessions. Please note that you only have to attend one information session.

Thursday, June 27, 2024, 1 p.m. – 2 p.m. 

Tuesday, July 2, 2024, 1 p.m. – 2 p.m.

Tuesday, July 2, 2024, 6 p.m. – 7 p.m.

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
  • Ironworkers

 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.
Are you interested in a Rebuild training program? Fill out our workforce development interest form.

This form is open year-round and is how we communicate upcoming training programs to Philadelphia residents. We’ll notify you first when the next round of applications opens. Thank you for your interest!