Provides employment support for general trade (carpentry, general machinist and electrician) and connects them with industry employers for work placements. This program runs for approximately 30 weeks.
Participants are provided with personal protective equipment and a basic tool kit. Upon completion of the 18-week in-class training, participants complete a 12-week paid work placement. This program is offered in partnership with Mohawk College, Carpenter’s Union Local 18 and the YWCA.
Applicants must meet the following criteria:
- minimum Grade 10 education
- unemployed or underemployed (working less than 20 hours per week)
- able to commit to full-time hours for the duration of program
- willing to commute to paid work placement within Hamilton/Halton region
Applicants must complete and submit the Online Application Form