Free Construction Jobs Training Program Available

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construction-job-trainingThe Pacific Gateway Workforce Investment Network’s no cost, hands-on Construction Jobs Training Program is now available.

“Job training programs are key to rebuilding our economy,” Mayor Bob Foster said. “This free program provides job-seekers with important skills that are valued in the workforce.”

To learn more, attend one of these Information Sessions:

  • August 23, 2:00 pm, Harbor Work Source Center – 1851 N. Gaffey St., Suite F, San Pedro 90731
  • August 25, 10:00 am, Career Transition Center – 3447 Atlantic Ave., Long Beach 90807
  • August 25, 2:00 pm, Torrance Career Center – 1220 Engracia Ave., Torrance 90501

Eligible participants can develop skills and knowledge by preparing for career opportunities in the Construction Industry. Program includes certifications for Hazardous Waste Worker Protection and Emergency Response (HAZWOPER 40);OSHA 30 safety program; CPR/First Aid; Confined Space; Traffic Control; and Trenching and Shoring.

Individuals will also enhance their industry skills, knowledge and certifications to assist in the job search effort, participate in life skills, resume writing and interview techniques workshops, and receive physical fitness and nutrition instruction. Successful candidates will receive job placement assistance.

The Pacific Gateway Workforce Investment Network, which is administered by the City of Long Beach, is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Program. Auxiliary aids and services available upon request to individuals with disabilities. To request a reasonable accommodation, please call 562.570.3738 or TTY 562.570.4629, at least 72 hours prior to event.

For more information about Network job seeker and employer services call: 562.570.WORK, Toll Free 800.292.7200, TTY 562.570.4629 or visit

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