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HIRED and American Workshop have partnered to offer the Green Construction Trades Course. This 128 hour course (4 weeks) covers a variety of topics that give students exposure to various aspects of today’s construction industry. The course is designed to give students in-demand green construction skills that will make them excellent candidates for entry-level or mid-level construction positions. Whether you want to learn construction basics or develop an existing set of skills, the Green Construction Trades Course will give you marketable skills you need to advance your career in construction.
Each day, students will develop skills in a new topic while learning about codes and regulations, practicing relevant woodworking skills, and receiving one-on-one instruction from industry professionals. Students will also have the chance to earn valuable industry recognized credentials.
Date: February 10, 2014
Duration: 4 weeks
Time: 8AM-4PM (Mon-Thurs.)
Location: Sandburg Learning Center 2400 Sandburg Lane, Golden Valley, MN 55427
PRICE: $2150.00 (Tuition assistance is available for eligible clients)
Includes Tools, Steel-Toed Boots, and CAD program
To learn more about the program or to begin registration contact:
Classes include an Introduction to:
Safety Training: Hand Tools, Powers Tools, Equipment, Personal Safety
Measuring: Lineal Feet, Square Feet, Cubic Feet, Calculating
Materials: Lumber, Fasteners, Roofing, Siding, Doors, Windows, Trim
Methods: CAD, Plan Reading, Surveying, Layout, Repurposing Materials, and Codes
Exterior Carpentry: Framing, Roofing, Fascia and Soffit, Siding
Interior Carpentry: Insulation, Drywall, Trim, Flooring, and Materials
Certifications: First Aid, AED, CPR, OSHA 10 Certification, NCCER Certificate
Career: Company Research, Resume, Job Interview, Employer Career Fair, Graduation
The next Green Construction Trades Course is January 27, 2014.
* Program cost for 4 weeks is $2,150. Grants are available for candidates who qualify.