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Construction Laborer Training Available to Help Workers Prepare for High-Demand Jobs

TRAVERSE CITY, MI – Job seekers will have an opportunity to gain skills for high-demand jobs at a Construction Laborer Training class organized by Northwest Michigan Works!. The class is being offered at Northwestern Michigan College’s (NMC) Aero Park Lab in Traverse City June 13 through June 17 from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. each day.

Employers in northwest Michigan are looking for people with construction skills, and are eager to hire successful candidates who complete this training. The hands-on, short-term training is being offered through NMC and will include basic construction skills, CPR and first aid, and 10 hours of MIOSHA training.

Tuition and required materials for the training are free to eligible Michigan Works! customers. Transportation assistance to and from classes is also available.

For more information or to pre-register visit the Traverse City Northwest Michigan Works! Center at 1209 South Garfield or call (231) 922-3700.

The Construction Laborer Training is part of the "Just in Time" training offered through Northwest Michigan Works!. The program offers short-term, intensive occupational training opportunities to unemployed and underemployed adults. Each “Just in Time” training session is designed to meet the immediate hiring needs of local employers; the curriculum is uniquely targeted to teach the most in-demand skills.

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Founded in 1974, Networks Northwest facilitates and manages various programs and services for the 10 county region. These programs include Northwest Michigan Works, Small Business Development Center, Procurement Technical Assistance Center, various business services, and many different regional planning initiatives in response to our communities’ requests and needs. You will see the broad spectrum of workforce, business and community services Networks Northwest offers if you visit our web site, networksnorthwest.org

Networks Northwest's member counties are: Antrim, Benzie, Charlevoix, Emmet, Grand Traverse, Kalkaska, Leelanau, Manistee, Missaukee, and Wexford.

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