Register now and take the first step to lead you to a new career in a fast-growing, in-demand industry with a profitable future. Your military training allows you to receive FREE construction credentials from NCCER that will make you more marketable to employers. NCCER credentials are respected throughout the construction industry and could help you secure an apprenticeship, earn higher wages and offer more opportunities for promotion. As NCCER accredited, the Painting & Disaster Restoration Academy is proud to support the Hardhat to Heroes Program and most Military personnel can waive our Core curriculum requirement and start in the Painting or Disaster Restoration track.
PDRA is a Veteran friendly academy and provides:
- A process to identify current students who are veterans
- A section of our website for veteran-specific topics
- Military friendly employers
- Designated staff point of contact
- A system to evaluate and award credit based on prior Military training & experience
- Monitoring & evaluation of student veteran academic retention, transfer, and graduation rates
Contact Academy Director Torri Hicks to start your journey now and see what credits you have already earned through your Air Force, Army, Marine or Navy training.