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Tools of the Trade

Tradecraft Industries “Tools of the Trade”

Here at Tradecraft Industries, our mission is help design/construction craftsmen achieve their professional goals in the industry. Whether you’re in high school, enrolled or fresh out of post-secondary education and want to find a good position, have a skill and want to start your own business, or you’re rapidly growing your business – we have the resources to . It all starts with community and education. The best way to learn is to do, Tc is the place to start, grow, and prosper in this industry.
Tools of the Trade is the educational component of Tradecraft Industries. It was built by business owners, for business owners in construction. There are a few different ways you can get involved now and many more options that will be coming in the near future!

Upcoming Events

May 11th & 12th:

Ready2Act will be hosting a two-day project management workshop. The course is $995, but Tradecraft members get $100 off. The course will focus on things such as results-oriented techniques for successful projects, practical tools for immediate on-the-job application, effective management of scope and resources, etc.

May 15th – 19th:

Get 4 full days of advanced building science training! Become a PHI Certified Passive House Tradesperson (CPHT). Learn about the most advanced construction standard in the world, how to implement passive principles in your projects, and everything necessary to become a Certified Passive House Tradesperson (CPHT) through the International Passivhaus Institute (PHI). Open to all tradespeople and project team members with working knowledge of construction. Hosted by Emu Systems. Registration ends April 28th, please click here for more information!

May 26th:

Do you know enough to know you don’t know enough? Get some hands-on skills training with one of our monthly workshops. Next Denver workshop “Air-Tightness + Moisture Management on Friday, May 26th, from 8am-12pm. Registration is now open, please click here for more information.

Keep on the Lookout for New Amazing Educational Opportunities

Starting in May, we’ll be hosting monthly Hard Hat Happy Hours at our wonderful new co-working office in NW Denver. Stop by Tuesday, May 23rd 5 – 7pm to geek out about occupant comfort and indoor air quality! Please click on this link for more information!

Speaking Series

April 26, 12pm-1pm:  Lunch & Learn – Waddell & Reed

Whether securing an early retirement, owning a business or sending a child to college, investment-driven aspirations are unique from one person to the next. Yet, we all experience four distinct financial seasons over time: accumulation, preretirement, retirement, and legacy. What season are you in?

Jeffery Skirvan, a Financial Advisor with Waddell & Reed invites you to A Plan for All Seasons-Overview of Financial planning, an educational presentation about developing and executing a longterm financial plan to address your unique investment goals. There is no charge for this event, and you are welcome to bring guests. 

Member Resources

Denver Green Building Meetup Group

This is a group for anyone wanting to learn more about durable, healthy, high quality, and energy efficient construction. The organizers, from Emu Systems, have an international work background and specialize in the international Passive House standard. However we will touch on subjects that apply to all aspects of what the market refers to as “green building”.

Coming Soon

Boot Strap your Business Series

This will be a weekly Friday afternoon class from 5-7pm that will concentrate on business formation, planning and growth.  We’ll bring in the experts to help form your LLC, set up your accounting, answer questions for licensing and anything else to get you up and running the right way.  Starting a business can be daunting, we’re here to lead you through step by step.  

Estimating: Divisions 1 – 16

This class series will teach the basics of estimating through the 16 construction divisions.  We’ll cover quantity take-off’s, scope review, bidding and scheduling necessary to land projects and learn from others.  Also included with this class is the software training necessary to assemble and track your estimates.  Laptop with Excel is required, rentals available upon inquiry.

Sign up to stay up to date with all our most current educational classes!

Any of these classes are free for members of Tradecraft. If you are not a member you are still more than welcome to come and invite others! You can sign up here for more information and class fees. Ultimately, you get out of Tools of the Trades what you put in. We value hard work above all and it’s up to you to invest in yourself and the future of your business, we are simply here to make that choice as easy as possible.