BuildStrong Academy: Free Construction Training


Grow your career in construction with BuildStrong Academy of Greater New Orleans. Created by industry leaders to meet today’s challenges and prepare you for a successful career in the trades.

Why join BuildStrong Academy of Greater New Orleans?

  • Choose from 3 training levels; our flexible program can be completed in 12 weeks or less
  • Earn industry-recognized certificates that give you an advantage in the job market
  • Training is absolutely FREE

Industry Partners & Employers

While construction industry opportunities are booming, the skilled labor shortage is making it challenging to keep up with demand.

BuildStrong Academy of Greater New Orleans is a collaborative, industry-driven solution to fill the need for a workforce that is motivated, ready, inspired and committed.

We want to work together with you to build your team and your business while also strengthening our community.

Find trained construction industry talent:

  • Hire students with technical and employability skills
  • Save hiring time; students are available all year, when you need them
  • Reduce training time; HBI’s curriculum prepares students to work, from day one