YMCA-YWCA: Constructing the Future-  Green Building Program Info Session

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YMCA-YWCA: Constructing the Future- Green Building Program Info Session

Learn about the YMCA-YWCA: Constructing the Future- Green Building Program aimed at helping people break into the construction industry.

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About this event

The Green Building Program provides the skills training required to work successfully in the Green Building Construction industry. Training focuses on pre-employment preparation, hands-on training for technical skills, and Green Building theory from industry experts. There is no cost to participate.

Program includes:

• Technical skill training in health & safety, demolition, framing, drywall, taping, vapour barriers, and insulation. Training includes relevant certification-based training.

• Custom Green Building foundational training including Green Building for Trades Professionals and Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy for Trades Professionals c/o Canada Green Building Council.

• Job placement in the industry with continuous support from program staff.

• Access to financial supports to enhance employability and wage stipend to bridge paycheck till employment.

Participants must be:

• 18+ years of age

• Unemployed

• Underemployed or precariously employed

• English Language Benchmark of average 6 or higher

• Resident of Ontario

• Legally entitled to study and work in Canada

• Able and willing to commit to 8 weeks of full-time training

For more information or to register for the waitlist, please contact: greenbuilding@ymcaywca.ca or 613-219-9725.