what is kentuckiana builds?

Kentuckiana Builds helps you get the skills to thrive in the Louisville area’s building and infrastructure boom.

With the basic skills you learn as part of Kentuckiana Builds, you’ll be EQUIPPED to start working immediately or go on to develop more specialized skills through apprenticeships and advanced training in fields like electrical, heavy machinery operation, fiber optic installation and many more.

Not only will you get the hands-on skills you'll need for the job, we also put them in contact with local employers who need those skills. 

If you already have construction experience - great! Contact Kentuckiana Builds and learn how we can help you get to work.


Kentuckiana Builds is a partnership between KentuckianaWorks and the Louisville Urban League.

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Are you ready to enhance your career and start building Louisville?

To be eligible to receive training through Kentuckiana Builds you must:

  • Be 18 years of age or older

  • Be eligible to work in the United States

  • Have a state-issued id

  • Have a high school diploma or GED

  • Selective Service registration (males only)

Ready to take the first step? Attend an Orientation.

WHAT: Kentuckiana builds Orientation



  • Monday, Aug. 26 @ 10 am & 5:30 pm

  • Thursday, Aug. 29 @ 10 am & 5:30 pm

  • Thursday, Sept. 5 @ 10 am & 5:30 pm

  • Monday, Sept. 9 @ 10am & 5:30 pm

  • Thursday, Sept. 12 @ 10 am & 5:30 pm

  • Monday, Sept. 16 @ 10 am & 5:30 pm

  • Thursday, Sept. 19  @ 10 am & 5:30 pm 

  • Monday, Sept. 23 @ 10 am & 5:30 pm

  • Thursday, Sept. 26 @ 10 am & 5:30 pm

  • Monday, Sept. 30 @ 10 am & 5:30 pm


Kentuckiana Builds can quickly connect you to talented, highly-trained workers across a wide variety of professions.  

find out how your company can partner with us to find the talent you need.

Interested in Kentuckiana Builds?

contact us during business hours or submit a message below. 

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(502) 566-3371



Louisville Urban League
1535 West Broadway
Louisville, KY 40203



M-F: 9am–5pm
Sa: Closed
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