Trade Certification

ZCA has partnered with North America’s Building Trades Unions (NABTU)’s nationwide Apprenticeship & Training Programs. This comprehensive apprenticeship readiness program provides our students with an opportunity to graduate with invaluable skills and enhanced career opportunities as well as to earn family-supporting wages and benefits within the Construction Industry.

*There is a fee associated with this program, which is not included in our annual tuition.

*Laptop computer is required.

Required Courses

  • Construction Industry Awareness
  • Construction Trades Awareness
  • Construction Health and Safety
  • Tools and Materials
  • Basic Math for Construction
  • Heritage of the American
  • Worker Diversity in the Construction Industry

Elective Courses

  • Blueprint Reading
  • Green Construction
  • Financial Literacy

Upon Completion, each student will have a certification in their chosen area as well as job placement assistance. Take a look at the different career opportunities below. Please contact Dionna Smith if interested in this program.

Summer Trades Program

Students will work with a different trade each week (i.e. welding, electrical, carpentry, etc.).

  • Duration: 6 weeks
  • Part-time, Hourly Wage: $12
  • Please contact Pastor Mike Smith if interested in this program.


Career Opportunities