Essential Classes for Contractors

LatinoBuilt University Courses for Contractor Development are offered online or in-person at the LatinoBuilt Office at 8548 SW Apple Way, Portland, OR 97225. Instructors for all courses are active and respected industry professionals.

Upon completion of all courses within the four levels, participants receive a graduation certificate. The majority of these trainings are offered at no cost to members, thanks to our generous partners, sponsors and donors.

Take Your Skills to the Next Level at LatinoBuilt University

  • OSHA Inspection
  • Heat Illness Prevention
  • Trips/Falls/Slips
  • Workers Comp
  • Wildfire Smoke
  • Ladder Safety
  • Hazard Communication
  • Estimating and Bidding for Commercial Contractors

This cohort is made up of 14 classes that break down the process of estimating and bidding in the commercial industry. 

  • Contract Management

This course is a series of 5 classes that will teach students how to understand,use and the benefits of a contract. 

The SHP Training program is designed for LatinoBuilt members who are residential building professionals looking to enhance their building science knowledge add new skills to their “green building” toolkit, earn the SHP designation by Earth Advantage, and grow the energy efficiency side of your business.

  • Advance Leadership Skills

This class will de delivered twice. One in the spring and one in the fall

  • Intersectionality of People
  • How Cultural Bias Plays into Our Fragility
  • Assimilation and the Effects of Tokenism
  • Implementation of Equity and Equality
  • Banking, Budgets, Credit, Investing and How to Control Risks

Learn the essential of financials that will help you run your business.with this 5 class cohort. The classes are fully in Spanish

  • ESL Level 1
  • ESL Level 2
  • ESL Level 3

These course workshops are stand alone and are not part of a cohort.

  • COBID Certification
  • Developing a Safety Committee
  • Excel Basis
  • Social Media Basics
  • Excel Intermediate
  • QuickBooks Online

Interested in Enrolling?

Dulce Perkins

Contact Dulce Perkins
Program & Office Manager at LatinoBuilt (503) 889-0511 ext 103 |

Building Strong Futures

Latino households experience poverty and hardships at nearly twice the rate of those of non-hispanic origin in the U.S. When you donate through the LatinoBuilt Foundation, you are investing directly into building economic vitality, creating workforce opportunities, and meeting wrap-around needs for hard-working Latino business owners, construction contractors and their families. 

Support our Educational Programming. Make a secure, tax-deductible donation by clicking on the link below, or mail your donation, payable to “LatinoBuilt Foundation” to 8548 SW Apple Way, Portland, OR 97225.