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Environmental and Construction Trades Training Academy

The UPO Environmental and Construction Trades Training Academy program offers a full range of fee-based and free training courses, designed for individuals interested in developing the technical skills necessary to secure employment in the growing fields of weatherization and "green" construction.  At the state-of-the-art UPO Environmental and Construction Trades Training Academy, customers are trained using cutting-edge technology. As an approved Building Performance Institute (BPI) testing center, individuals can earn national certifications in the following areas:

  • Building Analyst
  • Building Envelope
  • Crew Chief
  • Installer
  • Auditor

Qualified, low-income DC Residents are eligible to enroll in free courses. Customers in the private and government sectors,
can also enhance or establish employable skills obtaining necessary certifications to meet today’s industry requirements.

The state certified training courses include:

  • Weatherization Tactics
  • Lead Safe Practices
  • Air Sealing
  • Blower Door Operation
  • Diagnostics/Advanced
  • OSHA Crew Safety
  • Mechanical Ventilation
  • Energy Auditing BPI Certification
  • Introduction to Heating Systems Gas & Oil

Classes are forming. Call Today!

UPO Environmental and Construction Trades Training Academy

915 Girard Street, NE,
Washington, DC 20017
(202) 526-2644/2643
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