Enhanced General Carpentry (WIST)
Next program start date: Anticipated Spring 2014 (Pending Funding)
The Centre for Skills Development & Training, in partnership with the Government of Ontario, RESCON (Residential Construction Council of Central Ontario), and Mohawk College, is offering 22 women the opportunity to train for a rewarding new career in the construction industry.
This program features 29 weeks of in-class/in shop training (6 hours per day, Monday to Friday) including 5 weeks of plumbing at Mohawk College STARRT Institute as well as dedicated, professional staff to assist with job search.
In Class and In Shop Instruction
- Construction and applied theory including: effective use of hand and power tools, framing techniques, drywall installation, trim work, floor finishes, cabinet making, Ontario Building Code, exterior finishes, blueprint reading and estimating.
- Safety training: WHMIS, First Aid/CPR, Hilti, Fall Arrest, Construction safety training
- Employability and Essential Skills including; numeracy, communications skills training, job searching, resumes, interview skills
Interested in WIST? Call us at 905-333-3499 ext. 121 or 1-888-315-5521 ext. 121, or email email@example.com and we will let you know when we are accepting applications for the next program.
“The support and energy of the staff and teachers is amazing, no question is ever treated as silly or unimportant and they will try their hardest to help you achieve your goals.” – Liz Clarke, WIST Graduate 2010