A 10-week training course for adults interested in working in general construction, green construction and environmental remediation will begin Sept. 26 through the Environmental & Construction Pre-Apprenticeship Program.
Training scholarships enable unemployed and underemployed adults ages 18 and over to receive the training free of charge. Job placement assistance is provided for all program graduates.
Additionally, graduates have the opportunity to pursue long-term careers in construction through the carpenters apprenticeship program. Apprenticeship allows them to work and concurrently continue training through the journeyman level.
Classes meet Monday through Friday from 7 am until 3:30 pm at the Carpenter’s Apprenticeship School, 2850 Massachusetts Ave., Metairie. To apply, visit ecpapno.org, call (504) 305-6525 or visit the program office at 2850 Massachusetts Ave.