Construction Pre-Trades Training

This Alberta Government sponsored training program is 15 weeks long long and allows the participants to receive their Construction Pre-Trades Certification. There is a 2-week work experience component, and job placement assistance is included. 

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. 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.   

The next start date for this program is on July 9, 2018. For more information, please call 403-314-9999.

The Province of Alberta is working in partnership with the Government of Canada to provide employment support services and programs. 

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Cost: No cost
Duration: 15 weeks Location: Red Deer - Northside

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