Tag: workforce development

Central Florida HBA and School District Team Up on Workforce Initiative

Central Florida HBA and School District Team Up on Workforce Initiative

One Central Florida school district is helping to address the workforce shortage by partnering with the local home builders association and its foundation to provide career and technical training alongside its academic curriculum.

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Workforce Marketing Materials: Construction is Essential

Workforce Marketing Materials: Construction is Essential

Download and share new materials for recruiting our future workforce. NAHB’s Workforce Development team has provided new tools to communicate the message on the essential, and safe work available in construction.

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HBI Continues to Support Online Learning Initiatives

HBI Continues to Support Online Learning Initiatives

To support online learning during this time, HBI is offering a promotion to the first 25 organizations that sign or renew a Pre-Apprenticeship Certification Training (PACT) license. In addition, HBI’s free online learning tool, CTEtechWorks, has been extended to June 30.

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Construction Career Exploration Moves Online

Construction Career Exploration Moves Online

Home builders associations are teaming with members and their local school systems to keep career exploration available to students during the COVID-19 pandemic, modifying hands-on or in-person events into online experiences.

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HBI Extends Complimentary Online Learning Resources

HBI Extends Complimentary Online Learning Resources

The Home Builders Institute (HBI) has extended free online learning alternatives for local schools and training programs through May 31, in response to continued requests for K-12 Career Technical Education (CTE) amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

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HBA LEGO Contest Captures Hearts and Minds During COVID-19

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HBA LEGO Contest Captures Hearts and Minds During COVID-19

The Chippewa Valley Home Builders Association (CVHBA) hosted a LEGO contest for students at home. The contest gained significant interest locally and generated more than 500 entries.

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Colorado Construction Skills Bootcamp Combats Workforce Shortage

Colorado Construction Skills Bootcamp Combats Workforce Shortage

Colorado Homebuilding Academy’s new free Construction Skills Bootcamp graduates students with a solid foundation of construction skills, exposure to different skilled trades, OSHA-10 certification, career support and networking, and a set of starter tools.

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Business Community Partnership Fuels Construction Career Fair Success

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Business Community Partnership Fuels Construction Career Fair Success

More than 1,500 students in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, participated in skilled trade demos and learned about the residential construction industry during a two-day career event.

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Alabama Home Building Academy Provides Boot Camp for Skilled Trades

Alabama Home Building Academy Provides Boot Camp for Skilled Trades

One month after opening, the North Alabama Homebuilding Academy already has hundreds of students on a waiting list for the free, hands-on training aimed at opening the door to a career in the building trades.

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Builder Creates Foundation to Address Local Workforce Development Gap

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Builder Creates Foundation to Address Local Workforce Development Gap

A North Carolina-based non-profit connects students with internships that lead to full-time jobs and hosts programs that generate significant exposure to career paths in the residential construction industry.

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