Construction Fundamentals

Construction Fundamentals – Laborer’s Pre-Apprenticeship description: (Programs are offered at NO COST to clients)

This construction fundamentals program ensures participants gain the tools and basic knowledge to start a new career in the construction field:

  • Students will earn certifications for: OSHA 10 safety training, First Aid/ CPR-AED,  Confined space awareness, Work zone safety & traffic control, Hazardous waste removal.
  • Review safety requirements and learn hands on training in Construction fundamentals, Blueprint reading, and Skid steer loaders.
  • Employment preparation training, such as resume development and mock interviews.
  • After the 6 week course students will complete the math and agility test to meet the pre-apprenticeship requirements with Northern California Laborers’ Training Center (LIUNA).

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Must be 18 years old or older
  • Currently unemployed or underemployed
  • Ability to read and write in English
  • Have reliable transportation
  • Eligible to work in the USA with proof of documentation
  • Pass pre-assessment in basic computer literacy, math skills & measurements
  • HSD/GED preferred but not required
  • Driver’s license is preferred but not required
  • In good physical health; ability to stand for 6-8 hours and lift up to 50 lbs
  • Availability to attend Mandatory Orientation the week prior to session start date

Career Opportunities:

  • Construction Apprentice
  • Equipment Operator
  • Parts Runner or Driver

Course Information:

  • Days: Monday – Friday
  • Length: 6 weeks
  • Time 7:00 am – 3:30 pm
  • Location: Goodwill of Silicon Valley – 1080 N. 7th St, SJ, CA 95112

2024 Session Information:

Start: 04/08/2024     End: 05/17/2024
Deadline to Apply: 03/19/2024
Orientation: 04/03/2024

Start: 07/08/2024     End: 08/16/2024
Deadline to Apply: 06/11/2024
Orientation: 07/02/2024

Start: 09/09/2024     End: 10/18/2024
Deadline to Apply: 08/13/2024
Orientation: 08/22/2024

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