Proud ally of:


Gould Construction Institute (GCI)

GCI, the training affiliate to Associated Builders and Contractors (ABCMA), is proud to offer CONTREN craft training; standardized training programs for the construction and maintenance industry. For more than a decade, CONTREN has been a leader in construction training.

CONTREN Provides:

• Standardized Training
• Proven Performance in Craft Training


Fully licensed by the Massachusetts Department of Professional Licensure / Office of Private Occupational School Education.


The Gould Construction Institute is approved by the following: National Bureau of Apprenticeship Training; Board of Massachusetts Electrical Examiners; Department of Public Safety; the Board of State of Examiners of Plumbers and Gas Fitters; Bureau of Pipefitters, Refrigeration Technicians and Sprinklerfitters and the Board of Examiners of Sheet Metal Workers.


Provided by State certified trade instructors and industry professionals.

Registered Apprentices:

• Companies and employees may participate in state approved apprenticeship programs and utilize GCI courses to fulfill related instruction requirements.
• Firms seeking to train apprentices in courses not listed in this catalog may contact GCI. In the event a specific trade program is not offered in your area, the staff will assist in the development of a state approved in-house training program.
• Standards of apprenticeship approved by the Department of Labor & Industries currently include the following trades: Bricklayer / Cement Mason, Carpentry, Concrete Finishing, Construction Craft Laborer, Electrical, Glazing, Heavy Equipment, HVAC, Insulation, Ironworking, Masonry, Painting, Pile Driving.

Turn to the Gould Construction Institute for high quality cost-effective training.


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