AWP News

Jan 6, 2017
Category: Construction Academies
Posted by: admin

“Alaska Works is where it all started. The classes that were available to me gave me the opportunity to figure out which trade best suited me.”

 Jesse Heckmann


Upcoming Training

WIT Anchorage WIT Chugiak WIT Fairbanks Fairbanks Mat-Su Anchorage  

For Construction Academy co-ed classes in Anchorage, Mat-Su, and Fairbanks, go to our TRAINING tab. 
For Military only Helmets to Hardhats training applications go to our Helmets to Hardhats tab.
For Women in the Trades training, go to our Women in the Trades tab.
There are many ways AWP can help you connect to training, education, apprenticeship, and careers in Alaska’s construction industry:
The Anchorage, Mat-Su, and Fairbanks Construction Academies offer introductory training in several trades skills including; carpentry, welding, plumbing, electrical, weatherization and more.
The Apprenticeship Outreach program assists Alaskans with applying and gaining entry into Alaska’s construction trade apprenticeships.
The Women in the Trades program gives hands-on training to help women transition into a well-paid construction career.
Helmets to Hardhats reaches out to retired and transitioning active-duty military members and helps them connect to quality career and training in construction.
Would you like a construction career with paid on-the-job training?
Are you a Veteran or serving in the National Guard and Reserves and looking for an exciting second career?
Are you a student or young Alaskan who wants to explore the many good careers construction has to offer?
Are you from a rural area looking to work in the construction industry?
AWP can help you connect to training, education, apprenticeship, and careers in Alaska’s construction industry.
Alaska Works Partnerships puts Alaskans in Alaska jobs first.
Together we’re building Alaska one community at a time.
AWP delivers services in partnership with Alaska’s Building Trades unions, the Alaska Department of Labor & Workforce Development, the U.S. Department of Labor, and Nine Star Education & Employment Services. We also team with employers, communities, and regional organizations on targeted projects. We find motivated applicants, provide the best training, and match qualified individuals with specific job opportunities.






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