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Wilmington’s new Pre-Apprentice Construction Helper program puts you on the fast track for a construction career. In just 5 weeks, you’ll receive hands-on training that will prepare you to work on a job site and be an effective member of the construction team from day one.
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Call: 215-669-109010 E 10th Street
Wilmington, DE 19801
WHAT IS A PRE-APPRENTICE CONSTRUCTION HELPER?
Construction helpers work on a variety of projects and task at a construction site. They assist construction they assist skilled tradesmen on construction sites like electricians, engineers, and carpenters, with tools and equipment and prepare the job site for the day's work. A construction helper may help set up scaffolding, arrange concrete forms before concrete is formed, or remove debris. Construction helpers work hard to make sure that a project is running on schedule and are valued members of the construction team.
We'll help you learn the technical skills with lots of hands-on, interactive sessions. By the end, you'll know how to:
- Identify common worksite hazards and apply appropriate safety protocols at all times
- Work with a partner to complete complex tasks on time
- Apply math to construction projects
- Use power tools, hand tools, and construction materials safely and efficiently
Behavior & Mindsets
In every job, there are key skills that will help you be successful. We'll help you learn how to:
- Work on a team
- Communicate effectively
- Plan ahead at the worksite
- Solve problems
What your journey will look like
Step 1Complete an application.
Step 2Complete Generation's orientation process with Generation staff. Together, we'll make sure you're ready to begin class with the resources you need to succeed.
Step 3Begin your training. Complete all assigned homework and come to class each day ready to learn and engage with your cohort and your instructor.
Step 4As training progresses, you'll work with the Generation team on mock interviews and perfecting your resume.
Step 5Graduate and celebrate your achievement with your friends and family.
Step 6Continue to advance your career in the retail or service industry. Share your successes with the Generation team and stay connected with Generation.
How we prepare you
In a world of job training programs, Generation takes a different approach to help you succeed. Generation instructors and mentors get to know each student and are there with resources, tools, and information if a student encounters a barrier.
The instructors and mentors at Generation aren't just teachers, they're coaches who stand by their students through successes and challenges.
The right resume can open the door to new career opportunities. Generation students learn how to create a resume that showcases their skills and experiences.
By conducting mock interviews, then providing real-time feedback and coaching, the Generation team ensures that all graduates feel confident and prepared to interview.
After graduation, mentors and instructors continue to check in with alums, providing support with the job search and advice for continued success.
Ongoing benefits of Generation
A Trusted Network
Continued contact with the Generation graduate network
Events and workshops to help you keep growing
Become a mentor to help others
Troubleshoot your job challenges