Construction Trades Apprenticeship Preparatory Program
The LRT BUILD Program is an apprenticeship preparatory program that prepares long-term unemployed adults and high school graduates for careers in the construction industry. This program offers graduates the opportunity to meet with unions and contractors working on the Southwest Light Rail Transit (METRO Green Line Extension) Project.
The application period for the 2017 LRT BUILD Program is now closed. Information on future training opportunities will be posted on this web page when it is available.
In the News: LRT BUILD Puts Graduates on Career Track
Finance & Commerce profiled LRT BUILD graduates in an August 2017 article.
Video: First LRT BUILD Students Prepare for Graduation
The students are part of LRT Build, an apprenticeship preparatory program run by the Metropolitan Council. The purpose of the trip was to introduce perspective apprentices to a career in construction and possibly finding work in the construction industry including the METRO Green Line Extension and Blue Line Extension light rail projects.