Become a Framing Assistant

Students learning construction skills
Students measuring and learning construction skills in a classroom setting.

The construction industry is one of the fastest areas of employment growth in Utah. With development on the rise, the need for skilled people working in the industry continues to increase. To meet this growing need, Salt Lake Community College has developed a Framing Assistant course, geared to helping people start careers in construction.

The program provides skills in workplace safety, construction terms, tools and materials, and a module where students practice in a classroom setting. Job interviews will be available for participants who successfully complete the course.

Course Schedule

Date: February 27 – March 21, 2017
Time: 8:00 a.m.– 5:00 p.m.


$950 (includes student workbook and use of tools during training)


Salt Lake Community College Redwood Campus
4600 S. Redwood Road, SLC, UT
Construction Trades Building, Room #025

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Professional Development Solutions for a Busy Schedule

busy With a hectic schedule that pulls in every direction, it can be difficult for people to fit in classes and trainings that improve job prospects. Salt Lake Community College’s partnership with ed2go lets people make professional training work with their schedules. These online certificate programs help people develop the skills necessary to enhance their résumés, or advance in their careers.

From business and leadership courses, computer training, educator training and healthcare courses, there are options that range across a number of areas and can help professionals at all skill levels.

For administrative professionals seeking training for Microsoft Office certification exams, people taking on new graphic design or web management responsibilities in their positions, grant writers and managers, professional development is just a few clicks away.

Information Technology is one of the fastest growing industries in the state of Utah. According to Labor Insight, there were over 14,000 jobs posted in the IT industry in 2016, many seeking skills available through ed2go online training programs.

For people looking to advance with their current company, or seeking better employment, online training courses and certifications provide excellent professional development opportunities when time is stretched thin.

4 ways SLCC can help your business grow while unemployment is low

Utah’s unemployment numbers are holding steady at 3.1 percent as of January, according to the Department of Workforce Services. With such low unemployment rates, the best thing a business can do is develop their existing workforce. Here are a few things you may not know about the workforce training available at Salt Lake Community College.

  1. We can supplement your existing training team. Many companies and organizations have trainers or human resource teams devoted to training, but find themselves stretched thin. With the resources available at Salt Lake Community College, we can bolster your existing training programs and help you find additional ways to help your team grow. If your company is located in Salt Lake County, there may be opportunities for subsidized training.
  2. There is no training too big or too small. Our team is ready to help your corporate group develop an accelerated business degree for a cohort of your employees, or help you find a solution for teaching a small group of employees a new piece of machinery. We even offer short-term intensive training to individuals looking to improve their employment prospects.
  3. No trainer? No problem! For companies without the resources to support full-time training staff, Salt Lake Community College’s Workforce & Economic Development team can fill that gap. Whether training needs are in information technology, transportation, healthcare, energy, manufacturing, technical trades, business and finance or general education we can help find, or develop courses that fill the training gap.
  4. There’s always more to learn! While it may make sense to reach out to SLCC to help train employees at your snowboard company on new skills through our composites program, it might not occur that they could benefit from additional training in a computer class, which could help with employee retention and morale.