Workforce Training

The CICE Workforce Training is positioned to help meet some of the workforce needs for billions of dollars in current and future regional projects in a 10 week or less training process. Lamar University CICE team with the Gold Triangle Empowerment Center to prepare participants for job placement and long term employment in the CONSTRUCTION and HOSPITALITY Industry, developing partnerships with industries and contractors. Job readiness and life skills training is provided. Upon completing all training participants eligible to receive job placement assistance, and participants eligible to receive nationally recognized certifications, including National Center for Construction Education and Research (NCCER). When you expect MORE, you get MORE!

 The ONLY Cost is your COMMITMENT!


The TABE Assessment is a required exam for the Workforce Training, covering subjects in English, Mathematics, and Reading. The assessment lasts between 2-3 hours, and it is held at Lamar University's CICE. You will need to bring your Driver's License (or valid Student ID), Social Security card, and proof of residence.

TABE Testing Days and Times:
  • Tuesdays at 6pm
  • Wednesdays at 1pm
  • Thursdays at 9am

Orientation paperwork will be administered to you at this time.

To register for the TABE ASSESSMENT, please call (409) 880-7108.

For the training schedule, please see sidebar.