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Allen Building Trades Training Program Scheduled

Source: Northeast Indiana Works 

Fort Wayne, IN – A second Allen County Building Futures training class is scheduled June 4-22 at Ivy Tech Community College-Fort Wayne, the Northeast Indiana Building & Construction Trades Council and Northeast Indiana Works announced.

The free, three-week pre-apprenticeship program is designed to enhance talent pipelines for construction trades occupations.

Building Futures classes include instruction on such things as communication, problem-solving, safety and health, blueprint reading, construction math, material handling, tool utilization, and quality. Students will have an opportunity to earn two industry-recognized certifications and complete Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) training.

Building Futures is for people 18 years old and older. People who are selected for the program must undergo a pre-assessment process that includes a drug screen. Participants will receive a $200-a-week stipend during the course of the program.

Those who successfully complete the program will be ideally positioned for entry into the construction trades workforce or a paid apprenticeship program.

People interested in the program can begin the signup process by visiting neibt.org or by calling the building trades at 260-489-8574. Deadline for signing up is May 7.

 

About Northeast Indiana Works: Northeast Indiana Works, the region’s workforce development board, provides public and private financial and employment resources to businesses and individuals for education and skills training to meet the needs of regional industries. The nonprofit sets policy for how public and private funds are utilized to support talent development. It also operates and staffs the 11 county-based WorkOne Northeast career centers in the region. Individuals and companies may access resources and services by visiting or calling WorkOne in their county. To find your local WorkOne, log on to www.neinworks.org