Learn to work in residential and commercial building, woodworking, installation and a variety of other construction related careers. Receive certification in Standard First Aid, CPR-C, (CSTS) Construction Safety Training System, WHMIS, and Fall Protection. You will receive pre-trades certificates from McBride Career Group and SAIT.
Who can benefit from this program:
- Albertans who are in receipt of Employment Insurance (EI) Benefits
- Previous EI recipients who are currently unemployed and have had a claim within the last 5 years
- Albertans who are in receipt of Alberta Works Income Support
Program Start Dates
Note: applications are accepted beginning 15 weeks prior to course start dates shown below:
- September 18, 2017
- January 29, 2018
- May 14, 2018
- August 27, 2018
- December 10, 2018
In-class training occurs for four weeks at McBride Career Group Inc. offices and includes skills in employability, computer upgrading and job search techniques. Following is 12 weeks of trades-based training in a SAIT woodshop where clients develop construction oriented skills, including on-site practice at a Habitat for Humanity residential building project. Clients then return to McBride Career Group Inc. offices for a refresher on job search techniques, and assistance in job placement. You will be placed in a Work Experience assignment for two weeks prior to entering the job market. Graduates from the Construction Pre-Trades program are provided with a 6 month job support after training. This support may take the form of individualized sessions, success coaching, job maintenance and active job search as required assistance.
Duration: The training period is 4 months long, followed by 6 months of employment support.
How to Register: Call us today for an appointment at (403) 777-5633
Duration: The training period is 4 months long, followed by Location: Calgary - Downtown