PUBLISHED: 4:45 PM on Wednesday, March 7, 2007
Construction Trades Academy now taking student applications
The Construction Trades Academy is designed for graduating high school students or recent high school or GED graduates (17-24 in age) from Juneau, Haines, Hoonah and Yakutat School Districts. The academy will take place in Juneau, April 16 -27th.

Academy activities will include training in basic carpentry skills, construction math, safety training, First-Aid/CPR and Power Actuated Tools certification. Participants will receive information about apprenticeship careers, discussions with community role models regarding construction careers and hands-on construction training. Students who successfully complete the academy will be eligible for further apprenticeship training with the Alaska Works Partnership. The Construction Trades Academy application deadline is March 13. To obtain an application or get more information, contact Linda Kadrlik at 586-6806. The Construction Trades Academy is sponsored by SERRC - Alaska's Educational Resource Center, Alaska Works Partnership, and the Alaska's Construction Trade Unions and Apprenticeship Program.