GET JOB SITE READY.

Launch Your Construction Career.

MONTANA'S ONLY JOB SITE READY PROGRAM

The Job Site Ready (“JSR”) micro-credential is a job-preparedness program designed to equip learners with the work experience and essential skills to start an entry-level job in the Construction trades. Participants will walk away with exposure to tool use and maintenance, materials handling, workplace safety, industrial practices, and project management. The program combines classroom and hands-on experience, concluding with onsite training offered several times a year and in locations all across Montana.

HOW THE PROGRAM WORKS

The Job Site Ready micro-credential is a 45-hour program, divided into 30 hours of online instruction and 15 hours of onsite training. Each student receives a professional-quality tool set and tool bag in their tuition. Learners are required to complete the online portion of the program first, at a 70% pass rate.

  • 10 units of unique topics
  • 30 hours of online content
  • Self-guided and self-paced
  • Pass/fail assessment
  • Entry and exit career aptitude tests provided
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Start Whenever You're Ready

With rolling registration, you can start the phase one online portion of your education at any time. When you're ready to move into the next phase, we offer onsite training in locations several times a year, all around Montana.

ONLINE AND ONSITE LEARNING

Start with our online courses and learn at your own pace, then apply what you've learned with real, hands-on experience at one of our onsite workshops.

complete your certification

Folks who complete the program in full (online and onsite) will be given a professional Credly badge.

ONSITE TRAINING OPPORTUNITIES

Great Falls College

Great Falls, MT   |   June 7, 8, 9

Gallatin College MSU

Bozeman, MT   |   September 25 & 26

MISSOULA COLLEGE

Missoula, MT   |   June 21, 22, 23

Missoula, MT   |   July 26, 27, 28

Bitterroot College

Hamilton, MT   |   Dates TBD

meet the instructors

JOHN FREER

Program Director, Sustainable Construction Technology
Missoula College

About

John has over 30 years of industry experience at all levels of residential construction and development. It’s hard not to see his experience, knowledge, and passion for the industry in his teaching.

FRANK HARRIMAN

Construction Trades Advisor
Gallatin College

About

Frank is a Construction Trades Advisor at Gallatin College in Bozeman. He's an Authorized OSHA Outreach Trainer and a Registered Instructor for the Associated General Contractors of America.

DAVID E. NEDROW

Construction Mgmt & Technology
MSUB City College

About

David transformed the City College from outdated blueprint reading to current technology courses and specific project management courses that gives students the leadership skills to go into construction management upon graduation.

WALT WILSON

Adjunct Instructor
Missoula College

About

Walt is a fifth-generation woodworker, tinkerer, and nemophilist. He has a vast collection of family heirloom tools and loves blending old world craftsmanship with new construction methods.

Joel Sims

Trades/Welding Program Director
Great Falls College

About

Joel is the Trades Division director at Great Falls College MSU. He has over 15 years working in and around the construction industry in different capacities.

REGISTRATION INFORMATION

Ready to get building? Proceed through to the registration portal below.

Non-Credit

Students and learners can register through CampusCE at program cost.
$ 750
  • 1 Onsite Workshop
  • 10 Online Modules
  • 20+ Piece Tool Package

QUESTIONS?

Ask about dual-credit for existing HS students through your school counselor. 

Ask about for-credit options through Missoula College.

LET US HELP YOU BUILD YOUR FUTURE

Questions?