Construction Training

Training available at NO COST to eligible students


Meet: Ron - Goodwill-Easter Seals Participant of the Year

career paths

  • Carpenters
  • Commercial roofers
  • Laborers
  • Plumbing, electrical, HVAC
  • Siding and window installers
  • Union apprenticeships


Attend Information Session starting
at 2:00pm on
the 2nd and 4th Tuesday of the month at:

Prior Training Facility
635 Prior Ave. N
St. Paul, MN 55104

For more information, call 651-379-5837 or complete our online interest form.

What To Expect

  • Six weeks of classroom and shop training plus six weeks paid training on construction sites
  • Instruction in construction concepts, green building practices, tool use, blueprints, math and measuring, insulation, drywall, siding, roofing and deconstruction
  • Union and industry speakers and tours
  • Assistance with résumés, applications, interviewing, job search, retention and advancement
  • Receive an OSHA 10 Completion Card and US EPA
  • Earn 36 continuing education units and college credit at St. Paul College.
  • Goodwill-Easter Seals Minnesota has a training articulation agreement with Saint Paul College. Students who successfully complete the Construction Program at Goodwill-Easter Seals can bypass the first term of Saint Paul College’s Carpentry Diploma program and start in Semester 2.
  • Training hours: Mon. – Fri., 8 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.
  • Training available at NO COST to eligible students, women are encouraged to apply

Goodwill-Easter Seals is accredited by the North Central Association Commission on Accreditation and School Improvement, an accreditation division of AdvancED, as a postsecondary school. Goodwill-Easter Seals is licensed as a private career school with the Minnesota Office of Higher Education pursuant to Minnesota Statutes, sections 136A.821 to 136A.832. Licensure is not an endorsement of the institution. Credits earned at the institution may not transfer to all other institutions. Goodwill-Easter Seals is a Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) Certified Training Provider. Goodwill-Easter Seals Minnesota has consistently maintained CARF (Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities) accreditation since 1977.

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