Fresh Start Project's BUILDING TRADES AND CONSTRUCTION JOB TRAINING PROGRAM is an 8-week job training and placement for small cohorts of 8-12 participants per training cycle (2 per year).
Participants earn industry certifications like OSHA 10, & First AID CPR to become more marketable when applying for apprenticeship opportunities and jobs within the construction industry.
They'll perform informational interviews & hands-on learning with skilled trades representatives to learn about industry expectations and build confidence prior to entering a particular trade.
Job skills aren't the only thing they'll receive. In addition to job placement supports and resume writing, they'll continue to receive wraparound supports such as:
- Ongoing coaching sessions to ensure job retention
- Career enhancing resources that allow the participant to develop their skills, retain and sustain employment
- Peer to Peer Mentorship—monthly job support group sessions to discuss and navigate workplace & life concerns)
- Referrals for free therapy sessions