OUR SERVICES

CTWI educates, exposes and connects organized labor, contractors and developers, public agencies and job seekers to ensure the long-term sustainability of the construction industry. We achieve this goal through the services that we offer.

EDUCATION & EXPOSURE

PROVIDE WORKSHOPS AND ONGOING PROGRAM SUPPORT COVERING:

-How to create pathways into union construction careers

-How to build strong partnerships between key stakeholders

-How to work effectively under a Project Labor Agreement Community Workforce Agreement (PLA / CWA)

DIRECT SERVICES

TRAIN PARTNERS AND / OR PROVIDE CLASSROOM INSTRUCTION IN THESE AREAS:

– Test Preparation (Math for the Trades, Mechanical Reasoning and Spatial Relations)

 – Interview and Job Readiness Preparation

– Labor History

POLICY

– Establish formal agreements with union apprenticeship programs to expedite placement for MC3 graduates

– Work to ensure PLAs / CWAs expand
employment opportunities for MC3
graduates from underrepresented
communities

– Increase stakeholder capacity to meet
hiring goals for targeted communities
set in PLAs / CWAs

EMPLOYMENT CONNECTIONS

– Connect employers and qualified job-seekers

-Connect clients to employers and union apprenticeship training programs through:

             – Workshops

             – Trades fairs

             – Tours of the apprenticeship halls

             – Networking events

TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE

MC3 PRE-APPRENTICESHIP PROGRAMS

– Authorize and establish new MC3 Programs
– Train and support instructors
– Align curriculum to meet MC3 certification requirements