Investing in your employees is crucial to the success of your company and the industry as a whole. In the construction industry, workforce development is particularly important due to the constantly evolving technologies and techniques used in the field. With skilled workers, a construction company can increase productivity, improve safety on job sites, and produce higher quality work.

Browse these resources, specific to Vermont, to help with your workforce development initaitves. Can’t find what you need? Reach out to

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Adult Career & Technical Education Center
An excellent resource for businesses, students, and individuals seeking high quality, affordable adult technical education. These programs are taught in 17 regional centers across the state of Vermont.
More Information | List of Centers

Career & Technical Education (CTE) Centers in New Hampshire
CTE’s offer middle and high school students the chance to explore careers and receive experiential and technical training that prepares them for their futures.
Find a CTE Center Near You

Vermont State College System 
There are five Vermont State Colleges: Castleton University, Community College of Vermont, Northern Vermont University, and Vermont Technical College.
View a List of Academic Programs

Additional Resources

Talent Acquisition
The State of Vermont offers numerous resources to assist employers with recruitment and talent acquisition.  From recruitment strategies and candidate screening to temporary hiring and succession planning, the site offers an impressive number of options to help employers. Check it out on their website. 

Vermont JobLink
Vermont JobLink is a web-based job-matching and labor market information system. Vermont JobLink provides job seekers, employers, and training providers with easy-to-use tools that support a wide range of activities. As a service of the public workforce system, Vermont JobLink is completely free for you to use.

Work-Based Learning
Among the Flexible Pathway options there are opportunities for students to participate in work-based learning experiences. Work-based learning experiences involve student interactions with industry or community professionals in real, virtual, online, or simulated work environments that expose learners to postsecondary options, provide opportunities for skill development and proficiency attainment, and allow students to reinforce and deepen their school-based learning. Read More from the Vermont Dept. of Education