AUBURN — The Center for Workforce and Professional Development at Central Maine Community College plans to offer a free online NCCER (National Center for Construction Education and Research) construction craft laborer training.

The Zoom sessions will take place Tuesday and Thursday evenings, April 18 through July 13. They consist of 92.5 hours of learning time, with all books included. The labs will take place at the students’ work sites. This program is funded by Maine Quality Centers.

Construction Craft Laborer Level One is an introductory class designed for those interested in working in the commercial construction sector. The topics covered are orientation to the trade, building materials, fasteners and adhesives, properties of concrete, site layout differential leveling, handling and placing concrete and foundations and slabs on grade.

Upon completion the student should be prepared for a career in commercial construction. It is recommended, but not required, that the Core Curriculum class be completed prior to this class.

This training joins the other current free Maine Jobs and Recovery Program trainings currently offered at CMCC, including CompTIA Security+, Certified Pharmacy Technician, Computer Support & Information Specialists, Welding Academy and T.I.P.S. certification.

For more information or to register, contact Central Maine Community College’s Center for Workforce & Professional Development at or 207-755-5280, or visit


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