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Construction Skills Training Program for Springfield Residents

No Cost Basic Construction Training for unemployed or underemployed City of Springfield Residents in the following Neighborhoods: Brightwood, Memorial Square, South End, Metro Center, Six Corners, Old Hill, Upper Hill, Portions of Forest Park and portions of Liberty Heights.  Residency and income requirements will be confirmed for entry into this program


Projected Training Program Start Date: February 2018


Roger L. Putnam Vocational Technical Academy

Address: 1300 State St, Springfield, MA 01109

Weekly Schedule: Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday’s

  • Tuesday: 3:45-7:45 PM
  • Wednesday: 3:15-7:15 PM
  • Thursday: 3:15-7:15 PM

Training Program

  • Putnam-168 hours of basic training in safety, carpentry, sheet metal and energy efficiency shills. OSHA-10 certification is included in the Putnam training
  • ATC-32 total hours’ certification training in as a Lead Worker (24 hours) and Mold Remediation Worker (8 hours) to be held at ATC in West Springfield
  • Total training hours: 200 hours

Specifics of ATC training

  • Training will be from 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM
  • Lunch will be provided
  • Transportation will be provided for those without a motor vehicle

Recruitment and Application

For interested individuals, please contact FutureWorks at 413-858-2800.