Lewiston construction training program plans to start in February

Pete Gagnon, right, of the Lewiston Regional Technical Center, speaks to students in the construction training program as construction teacher and program instructor Jason Merritt, left, listens. Photo submitted

LEWISTON — People looking to lay the foundation for a career in construction can plan to start in February with Lewiston Adult Education’s construction training program.

Qualified students can earn a Work Ready credential, OSHA 10 and RRP certification, and learn all about workplace safety as well as hand and power tools, as well as basic fractions and geometry. They will gain work experience with local employers with well-paying job opportunities after completing the training, according to a press release from Lewiston Adult Education.

To qualify, participants must pass the CASAS test in reading and math, be able to work in the United States, and pass an eligibility exam. Participants must be able to pass an employer-sponsored drug test.

Community Concepts, Families Forward/Fedcap, Eastern Maine Development Corporation, Lewiston CareerCenter, City of Lewiston, Goodwill Take 2, Maine Adult Education Association, Workforce Maine and Strengthen LA are program partners.

For more information, call Lewiston Adult Education at 207-784-2928.

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