Wednesday, December 23, 2009

Redeux News: F*R*E*E Construction Industry Training!

As the Stimulus Funds continue to filter down to Michigan (yes, there is still some Stimulus money left...) there WILL be good-paying construction jobs soon. But to qualify, you must be QUALIFIED. If you or someone you know would like f*r*e*e training for construction jobs, see below.
(Thanks to ARISE! Detroit for this information found in their e-newsletter.)


Detroit Construction Career Center

Residential Construction Training 

For More Information Contact:
Young Detroit Builders 
Orientation held on Mondays 1:00pm at:
Young Detroit Builders
1950 Trumbull Avenue (St. Peter's Church; corner of Michigan Ave & Trumbull)
For information call: 313-256-7280 or 313-256-7291 or 

A partnership project between the Detroit Workforce Development Department, Young Detroit Builders, and local employers to provide unemployed adults and displaced workers with classroom and hands-on education and skills in residential construction.

Classes include a Core Curriculum and Residential Carpentry I and II for 5 up to 17 weeks. Areas of study include safety, hand and power tools, blueprint reading, construction math, communication and employability skills. Tools, textbooks, and safety gear are provided. Includes specialized training in weatherization, lead abatement, deconstruction, first aid/CPR, and job placement assistance.

Participants receive Certifications from the National Homebuilders Institute and the National Center for Construction Education and Research. Must have the following documents for certification:

-Social Security Number proof
-Proof of age
-Citizenship/Alien Status
-Selective Service registration
-Proof of residency
-Family income documents

Young Detroit Builders

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