NCCER Core Workforce Development Training

Contact Amalia Quintero at or call 972-786-0909 for more information


Introduction to Basic Construction Skills prepares individuals for entry-level positions.

  • Starting Date: January 23, 2024
  • Ends: April 2, 2024
  • 80-hours course in 20 classes (10 weeks)
  • 8 hours weekly – Tuesday and Friday

The company must be located in Dallas County, and participants must live in Dallas County.

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La Introducción a las Habilidades Básicas de Construcción prepara a las personas para posiciones de nivel de entrada.

  • Inicio de curso: 18 de enero, 2024
  • Finalización: 11 de abril, 2024
  • Curso de 80 horas en 12 clases (12 semanas)
  • 6-7 horas por semana, los jueves

Individuos y compañías participantes deben de estar localizados en el Condado de Dallas.

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NCCER Core Curriculum Modules

  • Basic Safety (Construction Site Safety Orientation)
  • Introduction to Construction Math
  • Introduction to Hand Tools
  • Introduction to Power Tools
  • Introduction to Construction Drawings
  • Introduction to Basic Rigging
  • Basic Communication Skills
  • Basic Employability Skills
  • Introduction to Materials Handling

Módulos del Currículo Básico de NCCER

  • Seguridad Básica (Orientación de Seguridad en el Sitio de Construcción)
  • Introducción a las Matemáticas de Construcción
  • Introducción a las Herramientas Manuales
  • Introducción a las Herramientas Eléctricas
  • Introducción a los Planos de Construcción
  • Introducción al Rigging Básico
  • Habilidades Básicas de Comunicación
  • Habilidades Básicas para el Empleo
  • Introducción a la Manipulación de Materiales

The Workforce Training Program celebrated the graduation of its first cohort

Graduates of the RHCA Workforce Training Program 1st Cohort

Your dedication and accomplishments are truly commendable. As you venture into the next phase of your professional journey, we wholeheartedly celebrate your achievements and wish you continued success.

Monday, December 4, 2023

The Workforce Training Program marked the graduation of its inaugural cohort in the esteemed presence of RHCA CEO & President John H. Martinez-D, RHCA Safety Chair Luciano Perez, and featuring special remarks by NCCER Builder Program Manager Kim Espinosa.

On this day, individuals who completed and passed their final exams were acknowledged and presented with thoughtful gifts comprising essential tools and work boots. Heartiest congratulations are extended to each graduate:

• Angel Velazquez

• Enrique Alegria

• Alba Triana

• Tyler Jenkins

• Stephanie Hernandez

• Emily Salazar

Q: What are the RHCA National Training & Safety Foundation and the Regional Hispanic Contractors Association Workforce Training Program?

A: The RHCA National Training & Safety Foundation and the Regional Hispanic Contractors Association Workforce Training Program is a program that teaches the NCCER CORE Curriculum (National Center for Construction Education and Research), the foundation for a successful career in the construction industry. It is a great way to develop your skillset and earn a valuable Industry certificate.

Q: Who is eligible for the program?

A: Must live In Dallas County or must work for a business in Dallas County. The program is open to anyone interested in a career in the construction industry. There are no other prerequisites or experience requirements.

Q: What will I learn in the program?

A: In the program, you will learn the NCCER CORE Curriculum, which covers the following topics:

  • Introduction to the Construction Industry
  • Construction Site Safety
  • Construction Tools and Equipment
  • Materials, Methods, and Measurements
  • Basic Rigging
  • Communication Skills
  • Employability Skills

Q: How long is the program?

A: The program is 80 hours long. It is offered in both day and evening classes.

Q: How much does the program cost?

A: The program costs $0 For Dallas County Residents or Businesses

Q: What will I earn after completing the program?

A: After completing the program, you will earn an NCCER CORE Certificate of Completion. This certificate is recognized by employers throughout the construction industry.

Q: Where can I learn more about the program?

A: To learn more about the program, please visit

Q: What are the benefits of completing the program?

A: There are many benefits to completing the CORE Program, including:

  • You will learn the skills you need to succeed in a career in the construction industry.
  • You will earn a valuable Industry certificate that is recognized by employers throughout the construction industry.
  • You will be more competitive in the job market.
  • You will have the opportunity to earn higher wages.
  • You will be able to advance your career more quickly.

Q: How do I enroll in the program?

A: To enroll in the program, Amalia Quintero at 972-786-0909 or email