Project Description

Adult Construction Training

No-cost, 10-week, construction skills and life skills pre-apprenticeship construction training program for disadvantaged men and women. Students learn:

  • Construction Skills
  • Blueprint Reading
  • Applied Math
  • Safety
  • Career Awareness
  • Financial Management
  • Workplace Expectations
  • Construction Culture
  • Professional Communications
  • Certifications
  • Plan for Life Success
Recent Results2014201520162017201820192020
Graduates

Apprenticeships

Union

Non-Union

Non-Construction

Pathway

Union Material Handlers*

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30

17

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Total Placements171568366655623


*Construction jobs leading to apprenticeship

Fall 2021 Pre-Apprenticeship Training Class

September 13 – November 18 @ 7am – 4:00pm

The training is comprised of lectures, discussions, guest speakers, demonstrations in small groups, and site visits, with topics including the following:

  • Flagging
  • OSHA 10
  • Safety
  • Forklifts
  • Scissor Lifts
  • Tool Use
  • Green Training
  • Energy Workshop
  • Lead Workshop
  • Blueprint Reading
  • Construction Math
  • Hand-On Training
  • Work Ethic
  • Budgeting
  • Resume/Portfolio
  • Apprenticeship and Trade Information
  • Certifications in areas including flagging, OSHA 10 (safety), CPR/first aid, confined space, and Hazwoper
  • On-site work experience
  • Life skills
  • Financial and budgeting skills
  • Ethics training
  • Apprenticeship and trade information
  • Job search and interviewing skills
  • Hard hat, safety goggles, gloves, program binder, and journal for notes on everything learned in the program
  • Referrals to organizations that provide trade-specific tools