The Career Foundation’s General Carpenter Pre-Apprenticeship program is delivered in partnership with Mohawk College and the Carpenter’s Union Local 18. It is geared towards individuals between the ages of 18 and 29 who have an interest in pursuing a career in carpentry/construction.
There is no cost to participate!
The program runs for approximately 30 weeks (18 weeks in-class and a 12-week paid job placement). Participants receive General Carpenter Level 1 Apprenticeship training at the Stoney Creek Campus of Mohawk College, along with secondary trade exposure in Drywall, Acoustics and Lathing Application from the Carpenter’s Local 18 in Stoney Creek. In addition, pre-employment and job maintenance training will be provided to assist participants to develop skills for securing and retaining sustainable employment.
This program includes a 12-week paid placement, where you will acquire real-world, hands-on skills in carpentry and construction, including:
- Safe use of power and manual tools to complete a variety of assigned carpentry jobs.
- Reading and understanding blueprints and drawings; mathematical comprehension.
- Basic Residential Home Construction knowledge; Renovation, Maintenance, Repair.
- Written and oral communication, working with others, problem solving, decision making, critical thinking, job task planning and organizing, finding information.
- Measuring, cutting, shaping, assembling and joining materials made of wood, wood substitutes, lightweight steel and other materials.
- Must be between the age of 18 and 29.
- Minimum Grade 10 education.
- Unemployed or underemployed (working fewer then 20 hours per week).
- Must be able to commit to full-time hours during program.
- Willing to commute to paid work placement within Hamilton/Halton region.
Interested candidates can find out more and apply via our website: https://careerfoundation.com/general-carpenter-pre-apprenticeship/
The Career Foundation is a not-for-profit organization that receives funding from the government, private sector companies, and individual donors. Our mission is to link the resources of private sector companies, education, and government to help all members of the community make the transition into employment.
The Career Foundation offers services at no cost to job seekers in order to help them reach their employment goals. Our services, which are available at no cost to you, include workshops, individual coaching, training opportunities, and more. Participation in these services may be suggested to applicants in order to improve their likelihood of employment success.
Job Types: Full-time, Temporary, Apprenticeship