Work & Learn

Cool to be Blue “Work and Learn” Program

As part of Conco’s continuous commitment to employee development Cool to be Blue participants can further advance their career path through the Cool to be Blue “Work and Learn” program that provides the opportunity to work and get college credit through the WSU Tech carpentry certificate program.


This new accelerated learning program gives eligible employees the opportunity to earn an 18-hour National Center for Construction Education & Research (NCCER) Technical Carpentry certificate from WSU Tech while working for Conco. Students learn all aspects of basic carpentry through courses like technical mathematics, framing, construction materials and selection, job estimating, blueprint reading, foundations and roughing-in, finish carpentry techniques and applicable codes and standards. Conco provides tuition assistance to eligible employees who pursue this program.