LAUNCH YOUR CAREER IN CONSTRUCTION
Take your first step to a career in the construction industry with Cornerstone Construction Training. The 20-day training program equips you to understand the basics of construction and be prepared to enter the workforce construction-ready.
Get Hands-On Training & Industry Certifications
The program incorporates job readiness, OSHA 10 training, hands-on training, and completion of the NCCER Core Curriculum.
Expand Your Network
Graduates of the program are supported in connecting to employers for a variety of entry-level construction jobs.
No Cost to You
Cornerstone Construction Training is offered at no cost to qualified individuals.
18 years or older
Committed to being drug-free
Pass academic evaluation
Driver's License (or ability to attain license)
Cornerstone Construction Training is an on-site training program at CityLink Center. CityLink partners with people seeking to improve their lives by helping them further their education, find employment, and better manage their finances. To take those big steps, clients in the Cornerstone Construction Training program must be 18 years of age or older with a reliable place to stay (not homeless), mentally stable, committed to being drug-free, physically fit and able to lift 50 lbs, at a 6th grade math and reading level, and have a driver's license or the ability to attain a license.
HOW TO ENROLL
Fill out this form or give CityLink a call.
Fill out this form or give CityLink Center a call at (513)-357-2000. We’ll ask a few questions to make sure you are eligible for the Construction Training.
Let’s Get to Know Each Other
Next, you’ll receive a link to fill out a Sign-Up form, which should take roughly 20 minutes to complete. In it, you will watch a short overview video on CityLink, fill out some information about yourself, and schedule your first appointment with us!
Meet with your Service Coordinator.
Next, meet with your CityLink Service Coordinator who will be your guide. Together, you’ll evaluate the Construction Training program, register for an academic assessment, and enroll in the program.
Complete an academic evaluation.
The TABE test is a simple evaluation to assess reading and math skills. Your score will not keep you from enrolling in the program. It will be used to better tailor the course curriculum to your needs.
Fill out the form or give us a call.
Fill out the sign-up form
Meet with your Service Coordinator.
Take the academic evaluation.
Are you looking for your next hire?
The Cincinnati economy and the construction industry is booming. Opportunity for construction contractors has never been brighter–but the lack of skilled workers presents a short-and long-term challenge, especially coupled with the low unemployment rate. Cornerstone Construction engages and trains individuals who are interested in being your next employee.
Hire Cornerstone Construction graduates.
Unlike other new applicants, our graduates have already started their pathway:
Passed drug test
Have, or are able to obtain, valid driver’s license and reliable form of transportation
Have documentation to legally work in the United States of America
Have OSHA-10 Certification
Have demonstrated accountability and responsibility
Attended and graduated from our 4-week program
Have completed the NCCER Core Curriculum
Have committed to a career in construction
How you can get involved:
Speak to the class about your field and types of employment
Host a group of trainees for a Field Trip to one of your job sites
Meet, interview and hire our students that are a fit for your particular needs
Cornerstone Construction benefits from the expertise and experience of construction workers. Passing your knowledge on to the next generation builds confidence and capabilities; advancing our entire community. If you are interested in supporting Cornerstone Construction Training with your time and talent, learn more here.
CityLink's services like the Cornerstone Construction Training program is able to offer a hand-up to clients at no-cost due to the generosity of our community. A one-time or recurring donation helps ensure capacity to continue training individuals looking for a new beginning.
'Program made possible through the generosity of Spirit of Construction, Scripps Howard Foundation, and The Elsa Heisel Sule Foundation.