RISE™ Education Programs

At RISE™, you're not just learning – you're evolving.

Together with Tremco CPG and WTI, we're not just building roofs – we're elevating futures.

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ELEVATE 2nd Chance Program


Elevate was established in 2019 that focuses on the education and recruitment of citizens within Corrections institutes for the construction industry. This program will provide the Department of Correction with localized training and access to reentry programs. This program enables WTI to restore hope, confidence and support to good people who need a helping hand, not a handout.


How we works?

  • Partnership with State Department of Correctional Institutions
  • Participate in state re-entry programs providing job opportunities to restored citizens
  • Provide training program within the institution prior to release and job offer
  • Provide relocation support, parole mentoring and other resources upon release


University of Akron Construction Management Degree Program


Now there's a way to earn your college degree while you work.



How we works?

  • 100% online courses
  • Work on your own schedule; No virtual class meeting times
  • Access to University of Akron tutoring resources
  • 100% paid tuition with no strings attached
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- 63 credit hours

- Construction-based courses

- General Education courses



- 120 credit hours (63 from Associate Degree Program)

- Construction-based courses

-Business courses



-Last Day of the Spring 24 semester: May 5th, 2024

-Final Exam Week: May 6th, 2024 - May 12th, 2024

-University of Akron Commencement for RISE Students: May 10th, 2024 at 6pm EST

-Start of the Summer 24 semester: May 20th, 2024

-Start of the Fall 24 semester: August 26th, 2024



  • March 19th, 2024 at 4:30pm EST
  • April 25th, 2024 at 4pm EST
  • May 8th, 2024 at 4:30pm EST
  • June 27th, 2024 at 4:00pm EST





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Apprenticeship Certification Program


WTI's Apprenticeship Program combines on-the-job training with related online and classroom instruction. Our program is nationally accredited and federally sanctioned, so it's recognized in all 50 states and US territories.


How we works?

  • Receive 4,000 hours of work instruction
  • Earn 15 college credit hours
  • Earn a journeyman certificate
  • No cost for college credits or employment dues

I cannot explain enough about how rewarding this program was to learn and access daily. Earning my journeyman certification was very rewarding, and you can do it too!

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Caden Aquino

Journeyman certified 2023

Working within the Construction Management Degree Program, the flexibility and the effort that Tremco puts in to make sure you succeed in your education and your career is unmatched.


Hamzah Al-Jammal

Fall 2023 Graduate
I always had support from WTI, whether it was from the RISE team or others in my field. With this support, my transition to a Construction Manager Associate was made simple. I highly recommend taking this opportunity.

Mark Dittman

Fall 2022 Graduate

College Internship Program

Tremco's summer internship program is an enriching 9-week journey designed for college students eager to gain real-world experience. This program not only complements your academic pursuits but also sets the foundation for a robust resume. Dive into the heart of your chosen department, immerse in full-time work, and seize the opportunity to grow both professionally and personally.

How we works?

  • Hands-On Departmental Experience
  • In-depth Company & Product Knowledge
  • Collaborative Team-Building Projects
  • Executive Interaction & Facility Tours