Creative Tech Works is an award winning 501-C-3 nonprofit training organization. The CTW uses hands on learning and tools, ranging from programming apps to building drones, designing aquaponic systems to turning waste into energy. STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) are combined with creative thinking to solve problems in food, energy and water – part of the UN Global Sustainable Development Goals.
Urban Agriculture: Design Indoor Food Systems
Learn how to build hydroponic, aquaponic and indoor farms. You can create a mini farm in your basement, garage or backyard. It's also a great lead into 2+ year and 4+ year degrees in biology, engineering, environmental sciences and business.
IT & Computer Science for Agriculture
There are some great Internet of Things programs you can learn at your own pace - some are FREE! We'll help guide you toward a study process that will get you in the game of the fast growing field of Ag-Tech!
Urban Ag Lab Technician
Start a career in agronomy and lab management by learning the fundamentals of lab operations, organic testing, bio-chemical extraction, seed quality assurance methods and data analysis. Our master gardener and college faculty partners will teach you how to work in college and industry lab environments. Contact us for more information.
Industrial Hemp Processing Technician
Industrial hemp has nearly 50,000 uses, from concrete to cat litter to cannabinoid (CBD) oils for consumer products. This exciting plant is returning as a premier cash crop in the United States. Our farm will provide training on growing, harvesting, processing and extracting feedstock. This competitive apprenticeship accepts 10 students/year. Contact us for more information.
Customer Service Marketing Rep
You'll earn a certificate in customer relationship (CRM) software to become an excellent communicator with growers, processors, distributors and retail store suppliers and buyers. The better your negotiating skills the more you can earn. Compete for up to five paid apprenticeships. Contact us for more information.