Industry Led & Worker Centered

We have a unique relationship with employers and unions. Our services are employer and industry driven. This means that our candidates can be confident that the training they receive is based on industry needs. Pre-registration is required, walk-ins are not accepted. Learn more about our services below or call (414) 937-3600 and get started today!

INDUSTRY | EMPLOYER SERVICES

EMPLOYER

Our mission is to enhance the ability of industry to recruit and develop a diverse, qualified workforce in the construction, manufacturing, and emerging sectors of the regional economy.

CAREER SERVICES

WORKER

Career services with special emphasis on apprenticeship readiness training & tutoring to prepare for the necessary apprenticeship qualifying tests in the skilled trades.

TRIADA EMPLOYMENT SERVICES

TRIADA

Triada Employment Services, LLC provides staffing services to companies seeking fully trained skilled employees as well as entry level candidates.

YOUTH

WRTP | BIG STEP offers a model of youth career development that is closely linked to industry demands and gives young people access to high quality work experience.

Who We Are

WRTP | BIG STEP is a nonprofit organization dedicated to helping candidates find opportunities in the construction and manufacturing sectors. We focus on helping people enter career pathways to family-sustaining jobs. To learn all about how WRTP | BIG STEP can connect you to training and employment opportunities in construction, manufacturing, and other emerging sectors, attend one of our General Information Sessions. Or, if you know you’re interested in a career in the building trades, join us for one of our BIG STEP Orientation Sessions. Pre-registration is required, walk-ins are not accepted. Call (414) 937-3600

How To Get Started

  • GREATER MILWAUKEE

    The Center of Excellence for the Skilled Trades is located at 3841 W. Wisconsin Ave. To learn how we can help put you on a career pathway in construction, manufacturing, or emerging sectors, call (414) 342-9787.

    SOUTHEAST WISCONSIN

    WRTP | BIG STEP is now serving Racine and Kenosha. Find out about available training opportunities by calling (262) 619-6560 .

    SOUTH CENTRAL WISCONSIN

    WRTP | BIG STEP now serves the Madison area and hosts Construction Readiness Orientations on the first and third Friday of every month. For more information call Bill Clingan at (608) 255-0155.

    MINNESOTA

    Learn about the services WRTP | BIG STEP offers in Minnesota by calling Jerome Balsimo at (651) 335-2896.