HAWAIIAN TRADES ACADEMY

PROMOTING TRADE OPPORTUNITIES IN HAWAIʻI

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our purpose

The Hawaiian Trades Program launched in 2019 to provide workforce development for economically and socially disadvantaged communities. The goal of the program is to raise the household income of families in Hawai’i.

 

This program consists of an accelerator class that takes place over a 10-week span (3 hours per week). Participants leave the program with numerous certifications like CDL licenses, OSHA-10 certification, respiratory and first aid training, financial literacy and job placement assistance.

Since inception just over a year ago, CNHA has successfully supported over 160 students. In the next year, CNHA projects to triple that number to 500.

We specialize in

  • Carpentry

  • FireFighting

  • Police

  • Solar Technicians

  • Electrical

  • CDL Licensing

Upcoming Classes

Interested in joining?

Summer 2020

  • Carpentry

  • Police

Fall 2020

  • Firefighting

  • CDL Licensing

Spring 2021

  • Solar

  • Electrical

 

  • Sign up for our Trades Academy waiting list at the button below. Those on the waiting list will be notified when online applications for upcoming classes are open.

I never had experience in the construction industry. Here I am now.

- Jordan Lealao, Scaffolding Builder at Atlas Sales Company

CARPENTRY

OʻAHU, MAUI, MOLOKAʻI, HAWAI'I ISLAND

The Carpentry Program gives students hands-on opportunities to learn and hone skills necessary for entry level carpentry positions. Program Graduates will receive OSHA-10, Respiratory, First-Aid, and Financial Literacy certifications. Graduates will also receive job placement assistance. The course is taught by experienced carpentry professionals.

POLICE

OʻAHU, MAUI

The Police Program helps students develop the skills and critical thinking needed in law enforcement. The course is designed to assist students in successfully navigating the Honolulu Police Academy and the Maui County Police examinations. This program is administered by retired officers.

FIRE

OʻAHU, MAUI

The Firefighter Program helps students prepare for Honolulu Fire Department's intensive application process. Participants will develop first responder skills and critical thinking tools needed for the job. This course is taught by retired firefighters. (This is a partnership with Kula No Na Po'e Hawaii).

CDL LICENSING

OʻAHU

The Commercial Drivers License (CDL) Program is designed to provide hands-on training to students interested in driving commercial rigs. This course uses CDL virtual simulation technology and also provides hands-on driving experience. Graduates will receive their Class A CDL License.

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