PROSPECTIVE SCHOOLS INFORMATION

Providing construction-based vocational courses for students across the state of Colorado

PROSPECTIVE SCHOOLS INFORMATION

Providing construction-based vocational courses for students across the state of Colorado

CAREERS IN CONSTRUCTION COLORADO – STATEWIDE

Careers in Construction Organizational Chart

CIC ORGANIZATION

CIC ORGANIZATION

Careers in Construction Colorado operates in across the state using the Chapter and Satellite model. CICC Chapters are trade associations in the construction industry that support schools by facilitating the program, bringing  industry partners into the classroom, and hiring program graduates.  Satellite schools are rural schools that do not have a nearby supporting trade association or supporting organization; therefore, are directly supported by Careers in Construction Colorado

Careers in Construction Colorado operates in all four corners of the state using the Chapter and Satellite model. CICC Chapters are trade associations in the construction industry that support schools by facilitating the program, bringing  industry partners into the classroom, and hiring program graduates.  Satellite schools are rural schools that do not have a nearby trade association or supporting organization. The Satellite schools are supported by CICC.

This model has been successful in taking Careers in Construction state-wide with more opportunity to expand to more schools. 

PROGRAM LOCATIONS

PROGRAM LOCATIONS

Careers in Construction Colorado operates in across the state using the Chapter and Satellite model. CICC Chapters are trade associations in the construction industry that support schools by facilitating the program, bringing  industry partners into the classroom, and hiring program graduates.  Satellite schools are rural schools that do not have a nearby supporting trade association or supporting organization; therefore, are directly supported by Careers in Construction Colorado 

CURRICULUM OVERVIEW

CURRICULUM OVERVIEW

HBI Curriculum Overview
Home Builders Institute (HBI) is the nation’s leading educational resource for career technical
education in the building industry. PACT is the pre-apprenticeship curriculum ideally suited
for school-based instruction. Vetted by subject matter experts, PACT guarantees students
will learn residential construction focused skills, receive hands-on training, and master the
knowledge needed for employment in an entry-level job in the building industry.
Boost your vocational classes with PACT:
• 75% hands on, competency-based, industry-validated curriculum
• Aligned with STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics)
• One of three national curricula recognized and approved by the U.S. Department of Labor
and several States Departments of Education
• Spanish translation available

GETTING STARTED

GETTING STARTED

GETTING STARTED
CICC is dedicated to partner closely with every school to support, fund, and employ to guarantee the success of the program in their area..
To effectively launch this program and ensure long-term success, securing program buy-in and sustained support from administration is a top priority. Refer to the following sections for the steps and details for getting started.
Prerequisites
• Eligible schools must secure full support and buy-in from the school district to host the program.
• Eligible schools must identify at least 1 qualified full-time instructor. This instructor must be aschool staff member.
• Eligible schools must have adequate classroom (shop) space to teach HBI PACT curriculum.

JOB PLACEMENT OVERVIEW

JOB PLACEMENT OVERVIEW

Overview
Job Placement Initiative
CICC is focused on job placement and works to combat the employment gap in the construction industry by increasing awareness, generating interest, and connecting students to opportunities in construction.
FURTHER INFORMATION:
Trade Association member companies can employ via paid internships 15, 16, 17, and 18-year-olds and be granted exemptions from Colorado youth law that otherwise prohibits students this age from:
• Operating power tools and power equipment consistent with the curriculum;
• Working from elevated places ten feet or more above the ground, in conjunction withthe safe use of ladders, scaffolding, and fall protection procedures and equipment;
• Engaging in roofing and roofing-related activities; and
•Engaging in trenching or excavating activities.
Employers hiring these students will need to obtain verification that the student is enrolled in or has completed the PACT Core curriculum. For detailed steps in executing the student hiring process, refer to the Student Hiring Process section.

SUPPORT PROVIDED BY CICC

SUPPORT PROVIDED BY CICC

RESOURCE LIBRARY

RESOURCE LIBRARY

CICC instructors, school administrators, and Chapter organizations have access to a Resource Library. THis is a library consisting of a variety of marketing materials that can be accessed online anytime by verified CICC partners.

  • School flyers
  • Parent Flyers
  • Career Pathway information
  • Brand standards
  • Media Kit (social media templates, caption templates, etc.)
  • HBI Instructor workbooks
  • MORE!

HOW TO GET CICC AT YOUR SCHOOL

HOW TO GET CICC AT YOUR SCHOOL

Call 719-592-1800 to schedule a meeting with our staff to see if Careers in Construction Colorado is a good fit for your school! We will send more detailed information regarding the program to be distributed to the Principal, Super Intendent, and School Board. 

Reach out with any further questions! 

The bottom line is that a 15-17-year-old in the CICC program can work on a jobsite, and perform functions such as excavation, work on scaffolding, and work with power tools, all while earning elective credit for a high school internship.

Employers who are hiring these students will need to obtain from CICC staff verification that the student is enrolled in or has completed the PACT Core curriculum and has received their OSHA 10 certification.

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