Trades Academy

Training Program

Credential(s) Offered

Industry certification, Measurable skills gain

Method of Delivery

In Person

When offered

Daytime Hours

Instructional Program (CIP)

Workforce Development and Training. 320111


Deer Isle Adult & Community Education and Eastern Maine Development Corporation are partnering to offer a training and work experience program for entry-level positions in local year-round trades (carpentry, plumbing, and electrical). Programming is planned to start the week of July 10th and run through the week of August 21st. It will feature 2 days per week of classroom instruction and 3 days a week of work experience with local employers. Classroom instruction covers the Core Curriculum from the National Center for Construction Education and Research: Basic Safety, Intro to Construction Math, Intro to Hand Tools, Intro to Power Tools, Intro to Construction Drawings, Intro to Materials Handling, Basic Communication Skills, and Basic Employability Skills. The course is being taught by an experienced NCCER instructor, and students will receive a certificate for satisfactory completion. The program is free for anyone who qualifies and enrolls with EMDC for funding through the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act services. Basic tools and the textbooks will be provided.


Program Length (Weeks)




Entrance Requirements



Deer Isle Adult & Community Education

WIOA Approved Program


Curriculum Competency Based

NCCER Core Curriculum: Introductory Craft Skills

Training Location(s)

Deer Isle - Stonington High School

Local WIB

1 - Northeastern Workforce Board

Type of financial aid offered or have access to

WIOA funding for those eligible

Refund Policy

No refund after class starts

Is the proposed curriculum currently certified by an accrediting agency or similar national standardization program?


Is this proposed curriculum considered a nontraditional program of training services for women?


Is this proposed curriculum considered a nontraditional program of training services for men?


Cost Items

Books (Estimated)


In-State/District Tuition


Out-of-State/District Tuition


Registration Fee


Supplies/Materials/Hand Tools (not included in tuition)


Total In-State Program Cost


Total Out-of-State Program Cost


Demand Occupation(s)

$13.85 per hour
47-3015.00Helpers--Pipelayers, Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters
$15.84 per hour

Provider Status



251 North Deer Isle Road, Deer Isle, Maine 04627

Phone Number

(207) 348-6443

Last Updated

Jul 01, 2020


Jun 09, 2017


Jun 22, 2018

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