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About iCAST Workforce Development and Training

Since 2008, with the assistance of the Colorado Department of Labor and Employment and our many community partners, iCAST has been a leading edge green jobs training provider. Our commitment to a trained workforce led iCAST to expand training services to a comprehensive, full-service training program in early 2012:

  • Green Industry & Construction Hands-on Training
  • Over 500 Online Career Certification
  • Building Professionals Online Training
  • Customizable Group Training (in-house or online)
  • Curriculum Development
  • Train-The-Trainer
  • Recruiter Training Assistance
  • Job Placement Partnership with Green Jobs Outsourcing Brokers

If you are interested in learning more about how iCAST Training and Workforce Development can enhance your community program, please contact us at 303-462-4100 x 806 and a training advisor will be happy to answer your questions.

Pathways through Community Partnerships

Through ARRA funding provided by the US Department of Labor & Employment, iCAST had the opportunity to provide green jobs workforce training and certification for the underemployed, unemployed and incumbent workers with the following grants:

We are gracious to have provided support to these community programs and look forward to the continued success of all the Trainees!

The iCAST Training program was originally developed through partnerships with local workforce agencies, industry partners, and state and community agencies across Colorado. As a technical organization, iCAST’s engineering team and partners developed and customized online and hands-on training with a focus on the green industry, including renewable energy, energy efficiency and green construction.

To date, iCAST has trained over 1,379 trainees in face-to-face classroom training, 3,513 online trainings and 962 individuals in certification training for OSHA, BPI and NABCEP. With a team focus, we have partnered with the following lead organizations to accomplish these goals:

  • Colorado Department of Labor & Employment
  • Labors Community Agency
  • MiCasa Resource Center
  • Jefferson County Workforce Center
  • Adams County Workforce Center
  • Denver Office of Economic Development & Workforce Center
  • Pikes Peak Workforce Center

Online Training for Professionals

 

iCAST Online Career Training

iCAST offers a wide spectrum of training to compliment your career path and professional development goals. Visit our comprehensive list of classes and sign up today!

Residential Energy Professional

This course will prepare trainees for BPI Building Analyst Certification and covers best practices and procedures for the audit process, including an in-depth look at building science, energy analysis and audit reporting. Trainees will then explore the building materials, mechanical and electrical systems common to energy efficiency upgrades, and their associated installation techniques (e.g., insulation, air sealing, and HVAC). Read more here…
Course Pricing: $995.00 Enroll Now

Contractor Combustion Safety Testing

iCAST’s Contractor Combustion Safety Testing combines video demonstrations by industry experts with an interactive simulator exercise to enhance contractor’s knowledge and skillset of combustion appliance zones (CAZ) testing. This course was designed to help contractors meet agency requirements for them to understand, perform and document combustion safety testing before and after energy retrofits.Read more here…
Course Pricing: $124.00 Enroll Now

CAZ Testing Simulator

iCAST’s CAZ Testing Simulator course is an interactive training game designed to accelerate the learning of CAZ safety testing. INTERCAZ is a cost-effective, comprehensive software tool that helps students and contractors master CAZ testing by engaging them into an absorbing, life-like training game, similar to that used for flight simulators used in pilot training. CAZ testing has proven to be the most difficult knowledge area for advanced certification training in energy efficiency, such as with the Building Performance Institute’s Building Analyst certification (BPI.org) — CAZ simulation is designed to give you an advantage during national certification testing. Read more here…
Course Pricing: Varies depending on the package selected Course Packages

Green Jobs

iCAST is dedicated to providing job training in the sustainable energy fields. Working alongside industry partners, iCAST has developed curriculum to provide training for solar, wind, and energy efficiency jobs which provides students with a comprehensive, real world, ready-to-work understanding of renewable energy and sustainability industries.