The Worcester Building Pathways Pre-Apprenticeship Training program offers hands-on instruction in a wide-range of building trades apprenticeship instructors both at their respective training locations and at Worcester Technical High School including bricklayers, painters, laborers, sheet metal workers, heat and frost insulators, roofers, plumbers, carpenters, electricians, elevator constructors, and operating engineers. Participants complete OSHA 10 Training, Flagger certification, fall protection training, and CPR & First Aid. Participants also receive instruction in construction math, blueprint reading, labor history, construction, apprenticeship, diversity & cultural competency, and road construction. Participants also visit up to 10 apprenticeship training centers throughout MA to meet training directors, have tours of facilities, and engage in hands-on activities in the various trades. All participants receive free personal safety gear including hard had, gloves, safety glasses, boots, and a safety vest. All tools and stock for all activities are provided to participants at no cost.
Low-income Worcester residents, must be 18 years old or older, must have a valid MA driver's license and no significant violations on their driving record. Participants must complete drug testing as well as written testing during assessment.
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