Educator & Community Resources

Educators & Community Parnters, I Build NH/VT is here to help you connect with industry and find the resources you need to support students and individuals interested in pursuing a career in construction. Don’t see what you’re looking for? Email us.

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Training programs

Connect With Employers

As we become aware of construction-related businesses that are hiring or other hiring resources in NH or VT, they will be added here


Browse the list of local and regional scholarships available to students pursuing careers in the trades. Click here to see the list.

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Explore Careers

Construction careers promise sustainable employment with long-term advancement opportunities. Click here to explore careers.

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Video Playlist

See for yourself the great projects going on in NH & VT. Share them with students as a resource to get them excited about the trades in New Hampshire! Click here to view the playlist

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Youth on the Jobsite (NH)

Employers questions about having youth on the jobsite answered by local professionals. Click here for this resource we put together to help employers.

Educational Flow Chart

From a foundational education, see what path makes the most sense based on your interests.  Use this visual flow chart from VHV to see what your path could look like.

Additional Educator & Community Resources

Build Your Future
Build Your Future provides tools for you to help students explore careers in construction
Classroom Materials

Extended Learning Opportunities (ELO’S)
ELO’s allow students to learn through experiences outside of the traditional classroom.
Learn More | Beyond Classroom

MY TURN helps people develop their skills, goals, and self-confidence through alternative education, post-secondary planning, career exploration, and employment training.

Programs work in concert with local partners including high-schools, employers, colleges, and social service agencies to provide a holistic approach to serving youth.
Learn More | Get Involved

New England Crane School
Provides crane-related safety training and certification programs. Learn More

NH Jobs For America’s Graduates (JAG)
NH Jag cultivates youth success through academic, leadership, and workforce opportunities in collaboration with business and community partnerships.

NH JAG achieves this by offering year-round, individualized services that are competency based, incorporating Project Based Learning, Resiliency Skills Training, Support Services and Employer Engagement throughout the program.
Learn More 

NH PBS Learning Media
Resources for educators to teach and learn wherever they are.
View Learning Media

O*NET OnLine has detailed descriptions of the world of work for use by job seekers, workforce development and HR professionals, students, researchers, and more
Learn More | Construction Industry

View our collection of regionoal and national scholarships. If you have a scholarship you’d like to add to the list, please fill out this short form and we’ll take it from there!
View Scholarships

Skills USA
SkillsUSA is a partnership of students, teachers and industry working together to ensure America has a skilled workforce. We help each student excel. A nonprofit national education association, SkillsUSA serves middle-school, high-school and college/postsecondary students preparing for careers in trade, technical and skilled service (including health) occupations.
Learn More | Competitions

Vocational Rehabilitation
Vocational Rehabilitation provides services to both Individuals with Disabilities and Employers. People with disabilities can work and take advantage of the opportunities available to the citizens of New Hampshire. Yet they face barriers that prevent them from achieving their goals. Vocational Rehabilitation assists persons with disabilities to achieve their employment goals.

Vocational Rehabilitation is a joint State/Federal program that seeks to empower people to make informed choices, build viable careers, and live more independently in the community.
Learn More | What is Vocational Rehabilitation

WorkReadyNH is a practical, tuition-free program designed to meet the needs of job seekers and career builders by providing training in specific skills that employers are looking for in their current and future employees. Individuals can participate in a blend of online group and independent work where they will learn powerful soft skills and improve essential workplace skills through online self-paced tutorials.
Learn More | Class Schedule

Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) Adult
The Department of Labor and Department of Education created WIOA Adult, which is a federally-funded program that provides eligible adults (18+) who are unemployed or underemployed with career counseling and access to employment and training related services. WIOA can offer assistance with the cost of occupational training/required tools (up to $6,500), On-the-Job Training (OJT), support services (up to $1,500), etc.
Learn more