Online Program Overview

Online – these programs allow you to learn anytime, anywhere, at your pace.  Enroll in Intro to Construction, Blueprint Reading, Basic Math, Business Literacy, or Career Readiness Bootcamp to gain critical trade and career development skills from the comfort of your home.

Courses Offered

• Intro to Construction
• Blueprint Reading
• Basic Math
• Business Literacy
• Career Readiness Bootcamp

Intro to Construction - $149.00

This 6 lesson construction training program teaches a range of topics to prepare workers for different  fields in the construction industry.  Beginning with trades safety this program covers liner and distance  measurement; fractions, percentages, proportions, and angles; common hand tools; and power cutting tools. 

Blueprint Reading - $229.00

The Blueprint Reading programs teach learners the basics behind how to read blueprints. Key concepts taught in this 14 lesson program include:

• Introduction to Print Reading
• Print-Reading Symbols & Abbreviations
• Dimensioning & Tolerancing
• Print Reading Applications
• Building Drawings
• Electronic Drawings
• Hydraulic & Pneumatic Drawings
• Piping: Drawings, Materials & Parts
• Welding Symbols
• Sheet Metal Basics
• Sketching
• Elements of Print Reading
• Reading Shop Prints
• Reading Electrical Schematic Diagrams
• Electrical Blueprint Reading

Basic Math - $149.00

This math program covers the principles of business and industrial math, from basic operations like addition and multiplication through formulas and algebra. Upon finishing the 6 lessons in the program students will understand key concepts including fractions, proportions and the metric system.

Business Literacy - $249.00

The Business Literacy program has 18 lessons and covers the core concepts behind business communication and technical writing while improving the overall writing quality of the student. Lessons include:

• Using Words Well
• Writing Effective Communications
• Organizing, Researching & Illustrating Your Material
• Writing the Report
• Proposals & Special Projects
• The Parts of Speech
• Word Usage
• Sentence Skills
• The Writing Process, Pars 1 & 2
• Writing Business Communications
• Designing Business Communications
• Writing Effectively
• Researching & Documenting
• Writing Proposals

Career Readiness Bootcamp - $179.00

Career Readiness Bootcamp consists of 10 lessons and is focused on helping you sharpen nine soft skills employers value. This program is designed to keep you moving forward with fun and engaging curriculum.

Key skills covered

• Integrity
• Professionalism
• Respect
• Communication
• Teamwork
• Planning & Organizing
• Decision Making & Problem Solving
• Customer Focus
• Working with Tools & Technology


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Powerful Allies

Promoting, Educating and Advancing the Construction Industry

The Massachusetts Chapter of Associated Builders and Contractors (ABCMA) is the largest
construction trade association in the Commonwealth, representing over 480 local general
contractor, subcontractor, supplier and associate companies. These companies employ more
than 22,000 workers throughout Massachusetts.


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