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May 19, 2022
DISCOVER CARPENTRY PROGRAM - JUNE, 2022

INFORMATION SESSION:  Wednesday, June 29, 9:00 am -10:00 am Charlottetown: 40 Enman Crescent, CAPEI’S Construction Training Centre (blue building located at the Royalty Centre back parking lot - road access is on left side of the Royalty Centre)

This session will explain how the program works.  After the session, please book in for an interview and bring a resume to the interview. 15 candidates will be selected for the program.

Applicant’s Eligibility Requirements for Discover Carpentry Program

- Canadian Citizen or Permanent Resident  

- Legally entitled to work according to PEI’s Legislation

- Age 18 or older- Minimum of High School Graduation.

- Unemployed or working 25 hours or less per week

 - Interested in exploring CARPENTRY as a career

-*For Newcomers a Canadian Language Benchmark of 6 or higher

Note - Day Care Subsidy And/ Or Travel Allowance Available For Eligible Clients

Ø  LOCATION: Construction Association of PEI Training Centre-small blue building behind Royalty Centre Building

Ø  PAID CLASSROOM TIME: July 18-Sept. 9, 2022 (8 weeks -Approximately $370.00/per week take home)

Ø  CLASSROOM HOURS:  8:00 am to 3:00 pm (arrive for 7:45am every day + 1 hour for lunch)

Ø  PAID WORK EXPERIENCE: Sept. 12 -on going (wages paid by your employer and start your apprenticeship)

Ø  DAY CARE SUBSIDY AND/ OR TRAVEL ALLOWANCE AVAILABLE FOR ELIGIBLE CLIENTS

Ø  RECEIVE 240 APPRENTICESHIP HOURS FOR CLASSROOM COMPLETION FOR RED SEAL CERTIFICATION, & FREE WORK BOOTS, & PERSONAL PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT.

Ø  EARN PAID SAFETY CERTIFICATIONS IN CPR/FIRST AID/WHMIS, FALL PROTECTION, WORKPLACE ELEVATED PLATFORMS…

Ø  LEARN VARIOUS BUILDING CONCEPTS INCLUDING; FOUNDATION, FRAMING, DRYWALLING, INTALLING WINDOWS AND DOORS, SIDING, ROOFING, PRACTICE YOUR CARPENTRY SKILLS BY BUILDING SMALL PROJECTS, AND A MINI BARN

Ø  ASK QUESTIONS OF EMPLOYERS WHILE ON WORKSITE VISITS, LEARN THE CAREER PATHWAY TO “EARN AND LEARN”

What else will you get?  Lifelong skills & Certifications:

- Practice Essential Carpentry Skills Including; Foundation, Framing, Drywalling, Installing Windows And Doors, Siding, Roofing, Practice Your Carpentry Skills By Building Small Projects, And A Mini Barn

- Receive 240 Apprenticeship Hours For Classroom Completion For Red Seal Certification, & Free Work Boots, & Personal Protective Equipment.

- Earn Paid Safety Certifications In CPR/First Aid/WHMIS, Fall Protection, Workplace Elevated Platforms…

- Ask Questions Of Employers While On Worksite Visits, Learn The Career Pathway To “Earn And Learn”

Ø   Program is Pending funding approval by the Department of Economic Growth, Tourism & Culture through the Canada-PEI Labour Market Agreements.   

Ø  No registration required to attend information session. Please call Janet @ 902-394-3361 or email: [email protected] for more info.

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