Construction Pre-Trades Training
The Construction Pre-Trades program consists of 15 weeks of training:
3 weeks Essential Skills
This portion consists of: communication skills, problem solving, basic study skills, numeracy-math refresher, occupational research, basic job safety, customer service/employer expectations, conflict resolution, decision making and computer basics.
8 weeks Occupational Skills Training
This portion consists of: trade math, blueprint reading & drafting, hand tools, portable and stationary machines, safety certification and construction theory shop projects. The apprenticeship individual learning modules (ILM’s) are used for training and demonstrating accomplishment of knowledge and skill. It will also include the completion of WHMIS, CSTS, Fall protection and basic first aid/CPR. The course competencies are measured by self-assessment and ability to demonstrate skill by completion of hands on projects.
2 weeks Work Experience
This portion consist of being placed in an employment setting within a construction area of their choice for a two week work experience. There will be ongoing contact with employer to ensure success. The placement should lead to full time work. If that does not happen the program will continue to work with the client to find full time work.
2 weeks Job search/Maintenance
This portion consists of modules that consist of job related topics such as, job search attitude, skills development, resume and cover letters, researching labor market and interview skills. The client will have assistance to have a resume to conduct job search.
Cost: No cost
Duration: 15 weeks Location: Red Deer - Northside