Train with us to learn about on-site safety procedures, how to properly use tools, how to prevent falls, how to read blueprints and more.
We currently offer two Construction Academies:
During this 6-week training you will have of classroom instruction in the areas of work readiness and preparation for apprenticeship entrance exams.
During this 7-week training you will receive over 90 hours of hand-on training on blueprint reading, building using hand and power tools on a work site, and construction math and measuring on a real construction site.
By obtaining certifications like OSHA 10, National Flagging, First Aid/CPR and fall arrest through the class, you will be prepared for the apprenticeship exam.
Participants who complete this program typically start in positions paying $18/hr and up!
* All all Urban League services are free
You will also receive job coaching, help making a resume for a construction job and learn the tricks of interviewing to make you a strong candidate for your new job in the construction industry.
Please contact Terry Birts , the Construction Training Academy Program Manager, for current class schedules and upcoming program application deadlines. If a training program is not currently scheduled, your application will be kept on file and you will be added to a waitlist to be notified when the next training class is available. All training is free to those who qualify and are selected to participate in the program. Please be aware that spaces are limited. All candidates will follow the same screening procedure.
If you have questions about the enrollment process, please contact Terry Birts | firstname.lastname@example.org | O: 608-729-1270 | C: 414-651-2279
Terry BirtsConstruction Training Academy Programs Managertbirts@ulgm.orgO: 608-729-1270 C: 414-651-2279