Phase 1 Job Shadow: The Carpenters and Joiners Apprenticeship and Journeyman Training Trust Fund is offering up to 24 Apple Valley High School seniors the opportunity to shadow apprentices for a day at their local training centers. This opportunity being offered on March 19 or 20 from 7:30 am – 3:00 pm will give the participants a better understanding of the construction industry and a possible career path in carpentry. You will be issued a hard hat, gloves, eye protection and a tool belt as you will be very actively involved in training so dress for work. AVHS Seniors register for the March 19 or 20 field trip HERE. Bring snacks & a lunch. Wear shirts with long sleeves, pants with no holes. No open toed shoes or tennis shoes.
Phase 2 Pre-apprenticeship: The Carpenters and Joiners Apprenticeship and Journeyman Training Center will be offering 12+ AVHS seniors the opportunity to complete a 5 weeks, 2-4 hours per day pre-apprenticeship course at Apple Valley High School in our Woods workshop. The course meetings will take place each Tuesday & Thursday. Meeting dates: 4/23, 4/25, 4/30, 5/2, 5/7, 5/9, 5/14, 5/16, 5/21, 5/23. Sign up HERE to indicate that you are strongly interested in joining this program. Students and a parent or guardian will be asked to sign a contract that will include a statement of commitment and code of conduct before beginning the program. This contract will be completed at a parent/students meeting taking place on March 20 in the Community Room at AVHS from 6:00 -7:00 pm.
Pre-apprenticeship details: Within the course offerings students will learn the basic fundamentals of carpentry, standard equipment safety and operation, introduction to technology within the trade and potential jobsite visits. This course is designed to be a pathway towards apprenticeship and a career in the construction industry. This program is 100 percent funded through the Minnesota Department of Labor by a $3.8 million grant from the U.S. Department of Labor. Student will have the opportunity to apply for full-time jobs through this program and continue their apprenticeship training while employed in the trade.
Questions? Contact Jim Lynch at email@example.com