MCS and its partners provide training sessions in life skills, environmental and building trades.MCS is now accepting pre-applications for the September 2012 training.
For additional information, please contact: Merrick 651-771-9339
To qualify for this opportunity, by the time the training begins, you must:
MCS begins accepting pre-applications in July of each year. Beginning in mid-September MCS offers weekly advance preparation and remedial math classes to assist potential students prepare to apply for the training program. Attendees have the opportunity to learn more about the construction trade by hearing a variety of speakers, such as construction workers, previous graduates and union trainer. Attending these weekly classes also allow potential students to address any issues that may prevent them from qualifying for the program. Assistance and resources are offered to address driver’s license issues, legal concerns.
In January interested individuals attend a one-day event to test in reading and math. Interviews are held with those who pass the tests and the training begins the beginning of February.
MCS and its partners provide training in the following: life skills, environmental and the building trades, soft skills including first aid/CPR, math and reading comprehension, OSHA 30, confined space, HAZMAT, physical fitness, pre-apprenticeship training in the trades, job acquisition skills, resume writing, job retention skills, computer basics and interviewing skills
Upon completion MCS staff assist graduates in finding and keeping union jobs. Program staff refer graduates to contractors for interviews and job placement
National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences Administered by the Center for Construction Research and Training
Minnesota Department of Transportation
Greater Twin Cities United Way