Green Building Program Information Session, by YMCA-YWCA Employment Access Centres, Ottowa, December 29, 10 am - 12 pm EST

  • 29 December 2021
  • Start time : 10:00 AM
  • End time : 12:00 PM
  • Event Host : The YMCA-YWCA of the National Capital Region, Ottowa, Canada
Green Building Program Information Session, The YMCA-YWCA of the National Capital Region, Ottowa
Event Description

Are you looking for a green buolding job?

Learn about the changing construction industry and the focus on sustainable, energy-efficient buildings and how this new YMCA-YWCA program can help you launch your career in the evolving green building industry.

In partnership with Canada Green Building Council, 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. The program is designed to connect participants with applicable job opportunities in an active industry, and also provides financial supports to make the transition to the workplace as rapid and smooth as possible. 

Program Includes:

  • 6 week technical skill training in health & safety, demolition, framing, drywall, taping, mudding/sanding, painting and tiling – this includes relevant certification-based training (First Aid/CPR, WHMIS, Working at Heights, Worker Health & Safety in 4 Steps)
  • 2 week 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.
  • 6 week paid job placement in Green Building industry with continuous support from program staff.
  • Access to financial supports to enhance employability and wage stipend to bridge to paid employment.
  • Participation in 2 week Green Building foundational training for individuals already employed in the industry needing skill enhancement.
  • 18 hours of customized training for starting a business in the Green Building industry.

Participants must be:

  • 18+ years of age
  • Unemployed (for full program stream)
  • Underemployed or precariously employed (for 2 week Green Building foundational training only)
  • Proficient level of English (benchmark 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 and 6+ weeks full-time job placement

All services are offered at no cost to participants.

This event is hosted by The YMCA-YWCA of the National Capital Region, Ottowa, Canada:

  • Host Company/Organization Name
    • The YMCA-YWCA of the National Capital Region, Ottowa, Canada
  • Cost
    • FREE Event
  • Event type
    • Online/Webinar

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