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Trades Introduction Program - Novato

7:00 am to 3:30 pm

College of Marin, Indian Valley Campus

1800 Ignacio Blvd., Novato, CA

FREE

Marin Adult Education Consortium with College of Marin and the Marin Building Trades Council

Pre-Apprenticeship Course at College of Marin

PREPARE FOR A CAREER IN THE BUILDING TRADES

College of Marin is partnering with North Bay Building Trades Council to offer the Trades Introduction Program (TIP), an introduction to the building and construction careers.
This program is entirely FREE but by acceptance only. To be considered for the program, see the requirements below.

THIS PROGRAM IS FREE. YOU MUST ATTEND AN ORIENTATION SESSION TO BE CONSIDERED:

Saturday June 22, 9am - 12pm, College of Marin, Indian Valley Campus (Novato)
Monday, June 24, 6pm - 9pm, College of Marin, Indian Valley Campus (Novato)

About the Trades Introduction Program

The TIP program is a free 120-hour, 4-week introductory program to building and construction careers, designed to help you start or change your career.  Here's what the course includes:

  • An overview of Carpentry, Pipe Trades, Electrical, Sheet Metal and other trades
  • An introduction to technology, tools and materials used in the building trades
  • First Aid/CPR and OSHA 10 Certification
  • Learning to read blueprints
  • Connections with Local Apprenticeship programs
  • Industry Guest Speakers, who discuss how to be successful in local state-approved apprenticeship programs and beyond
  • Local and national certificates recognized by apprenticeships and Building Trades Councils

This training is entirely FREE. You must apply and be accepted into the program.

REQUIREMENTS TO PARTICIPATE

To be considered, you must:

  1. Attend the Orientation Session (June 22 or 24)
  2. 18 years or older (as of start date)
  3. Documentation to work
  4. Valid Driver’s License
  5. High School Diploma or equivalent
  6. Ability to do physical work
  7. Ability to pass a drug test
  8. Accepted applicants MUST be able to attend the entire training:
    Monday through Thursday, July 22 through August 15: 7am to 3:30pm daily.
  • ALL requirements must be met
  • Application and interview to follow the orientation session
  • Priority is given to disadvantaged adults, women, and veterans
  • No cost for any students

REGISTER NOW FOR A FREE INFORMATION ORIENTATION SESSION ON JUNE 22 OR JUNE 24

 

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