Looking for a Career in Infrastructure Construction?

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construction-job-trainingThe Pacific Gateway Workforce Investment Network’s wants to help prepare Long Beach workers for a career in infrastructure construction with no-cost training. The eleven-week, hands-on Construction Skills Training Program has a new class beginning on October 6 at the Center for Working Families.

Eligible participants can obtain certifications for Hazardous Waste Worker Protection and Emergency Response (HAZWOPER); OSHA 30, including Traffic Control and Confined Space; and CPR/First Aid.

Individuals will also enhance their industry skills, knowledge and certifications; and participate in life skills, resume writing and interview techniques workshops. Successful candidates will receive job placement assistance.

Desirable qualifications include prior construction trade experience, a valid California driver’s license and reliable transportation.

Space is limited. Please call 562.570.WORK or visit any of the Pacific Gateway Workforce Investment Network’s One Stop Centers. Addresses are available at www.pacificgatewayworkforce.com.

Registration in the Pacific Gateway Workforce Investment Network is required. To register, please bring the following information to your first visit:

  • State ID / Driver’s License AND Social Security Card
  • OR School ID Card (with birth date) AND Social Security Card
  • OR School ID Card (without birth date) AND Social Security Card AND birth certificate OR U.S. Passport AND any proof of Social Security Number (Social Security card, school printout).
  • If applicable, bring unexpired Permanent Resident Card (Green Card).

Males born on or after January 1, 1960, must be registered with the Selective Service. For information call (847) 688-3117 or visit www.sss.gov.

The Construction Skills Training Program is made possible through Recovery Act funding from the U.S. Department of Transportation Federal Highway Administration, CalTrans and the Workforce Investment Act.

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