Building Energy Efficient Maintenance Skills

Green Jobs Training Program
aaca beemsThe BEEMS Program is a 22-week long program that trains participants for a career as a maintenance worker. It teaches the fundamentals of carpentry, plumbing, painting, electricity, appliance repair, and cleaning plus English, math, and basic computers. This course includes a new “green” curriculum on energy efficiency and weatherization. The course includes a five-week internship.

The cost is $6,850 but free for low-income or dislocated workers who qualify for funding. English, math, and writing tests are required for admission, as well as an interview.

  • This program is offered in partnership with Boston Public Schools Department of Adult Education and Community Services.
  • The class provides hands-on training.
  • English for the maintenance industry, construction math, computers & job readiness training.
  • The Class meets Monday – Friday from 3:30-7:30pm.
  • When you have finished the program, AACA will work with you to find employment.
  • BEEMS now has five start dates a year in order to meet clients’ needs. Please contact Rochelle Silva for new dates

To Apply: Please attend our testing and information session. Testing takes place on Tuesdays at 2PM or by appointment. The session is approximately 2.5 hours.

For Information, please email, call or fill out the Job Training Registration form.  You can also visit our BEEMS facebook page for the latest updates.

Rochelle Silva
Outreach Coordinator/Case Manager
(617) 426-9492 x227

Chris Albrizio
Green Programs Director
(617) 426-9492 ext. 224

This program funded in part by the
Neighborhood Jobs Trust of the city of Boston.