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If you are a woman living in Orange County, North Carolina, you can apply for our trades training program! The program is FREE to trainees.
Contact us to learn more about eligibility or apply online today!
We use an industry-recognized training curriculum developed by the Home Builders Institute, called HBI Pre-Apprenticeship Certificate Training (PACT).
Our 12-week program will teach you the core skills you need to confidently enter the trades.
You will learn about things like:
Safety & First Aid
Tools & Construction Materials
Basic Carpentry skills
Basic Electrical skills
Basic Plumbing skills
Basic Landscaping skills
Basic Painting & Finishing skills
In addition, we offer employment skills training to help you set yourself apart from the crowd, including:
Teamwork and Conflict Resolution
Many women deal with life challenges that can get in the way of pursuing a good career.
We will help you navigate these challenges by connecting you with resources to meet your needs, from financial and family assistance to mental health counseling.
We will set you up for success by offering training that deals specifically with:
Personal Financial Management
Health & Wellness
In addition, our program will include a peer-support network that is a tried-and-true way to ensure success in women's pre-apprenticeship training programs like ours.
The first step to building a great career is landing a great job. At the end of training, we want our trainees to either:
Get hired by a local construction trades employer
Continue your education in whatever trade you're most excited about
We will help you get there by offering:
Networking opportunities with employers and tradespeople
Connections to community colleges to learn more about programs and resources
Resume building and interviewing skills training
One-on-one career counseling
Download a PDF of our spring 2020 recruitment flyer to share with others.