Our upcoming hands-on youth training program is in partnership with the Anchorage School District and is for students currently enrolled in a ASD high school program.
Training opportunities will be available; preference will be given to seniors but students 16 and older may apply.
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Pre-Apprenticeship Youth Training
Attention: ASD Students & Graduating Seniors
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|Youth Classes||START DATE||END DATE||TIMES|
|Laborers General Construction||Jun-07-21||Jun-11-21||Monday – Friday 8AM to 5PM|
|40-hour introductory training covers lite version of general construction field assessment, trenching and backfilling, sack and patch training and the hazards of silica in construction, hand signal/voice command training for cranes and forklifts and additional training as future construction craft laborers candidates.|
|Telecommunication||Jun-07-21||Jun-11-21||Monday – Friday 8AM to 5PM|
|This 40-hour introductory training covers exposure to the basic principles in the telecommunications industry including: central office operations, outside plant line and splicing work, installation and repair, data and key/pbx, simple termination and testing of category 5E cabling, network interface device installation techniques, block terminations, basic AAC/DC theory as it relates to telecommunications, and principles of light and fiber optics.|
|Carpentry 1||Jun-14-21||Jun-18-21||Monday – Friday 8AM to 5PM|
|40-hour introductory training covers the basics of carpentry and trades math. Accurate reading and use of tape measure, 3-4-5 layout method, and safe use of hand and power tools. Using skills learned in class, participants build the following projects: hammer, saw & nail, a foot stool, and a set of stairs to a platform. Construction site education, safety, and carpenter expectations also covered.|
|Rigging, Piledriving & Welding||Jun-14-21||Jun-18-21||Monday – Friday 8AM to 5PM|
|40-hour introductory training covers the basics of the Piledriving trade including; safe hoisting & rigging techniques, universal hand signals, rigging mathematics, types of pile, welding & splicing, cast in place concrete, & the daily rigors of a Piledriver.|
- Apply online at www.alaskaworks.org under Youth Tab Or scan for application.
- Must be 16 or older and enrolled in an ASD High School program. (graduating seniors are eligible)
Must provide your own transportation and be able to attend each day of training in order to be considered for selection.