Construction Skills Pre-Apprenticeship Training
Are you looking for a career in unionized construction? Construction Skills is looking for you!
Construction Skills recruits and trains youth and adult New York City residents for careers in the unionized building and construction industry.
The training curriculum is designed to include “soft skills” such as professionalism and job readiness, “basic skills” such as math and industry overview, and “technical skills” such as aptitude or physical exam preparation.
Most importantly, the training curriculum includes “essential skills” such as an understanding of industry, employer, and apprenticeship program expectations, unionism, layoff practice and apprenticeship rules, proper work attire and safety equipment, break time and lunch time, and employer timesheets and overtime.
The program offers:
– Free Pre-Apprenticeship Training
– Direct Entry Access
– High Wages
– Medical Benefits
– Retirement Security
– New York City Resident
– 18+ Years Old
– High School Diploma or Equivalency
– Legally Eligible to Work in the United States
– Interest in a Career in the Unionized Trades
– Attend a Full-Time Training Schedule
– Able to Perform Physical Work
– Commit to a Clean and Sober Environment
How to Apply:
Step 1 – Register at a NYC Workforce1 Career Center
Step 2 – Application and Testing Session (Basic Reading and Writing)
Step 3 – Group Interview
Step 4 – New Student Orientation
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, all lessons will be conducted virtually.
Upcoming Pre-Apprenticeship Training – Tuesday, June 1, 2021 through Friday, July 2, 2021