Monday, July 26, 2010

Construction Employability Training Project

The Continuing Care Network Society along with the Labour and Workforce Skill and Development Branch, The Carpentry and Millwright College and the Capital District Navigator Program is currently seeking referrals for the 3 Trades Construction Employability Training Project. This is a 30 week program designed to train participants in the field of construction. The program will contain an intensive life skills component, 16 weeks with the Carpentry and Millwright College to construct a physical structure from the ground up at the Continuing Care and Network Society as well as a four week work experience placement.

The program will commence on Aug 16th with applicant interviews being held from July 26th to August 13th. Criteria for applicants for this program is as follows: Social Assistance recipients, Immigrants, People with Disabilities, Older Workers, Youth, Aboriginal people, African Nova Scotians, New entrants and re-entrants, unemployed individuals previously self employed, Acadian and francophone Nova Scotians, Women and Low- Skilled employed. Participants will receive $150 per month for a training allowance. During the program participants will have an opportunity to meet with potential employers in the construction field to discuss future employment opportunities.

If you have any further questions contact Tommy Boutilier at:

P: 444-3522

C: 579-9412

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