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Upcoming Fieldtrip!
2017 Construction Trades Expo - Build Your Future 
Wednesday, April 5, 2017 
9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. 
AGC Alabama - 500 Grantswood Road, Suite 100, Irondale, AL 
LUNCH PROVIDED!

What is it?  The Build your Future Expo is a free event offered by the Construction Education Foundation of Alabama (CEFA) for individuals looking to begin or further their career in various trades in the construction industry.  Trade presentations will include Electrical, HVAC, Pipefitting and Welding.  Come see how each of these trades play a part in the construction industry. Click Here to see a flyer about the event.  

Looking for a job?  Bring a resume (just one)!  It will be distributed to all the contractors electronically.  Make face-to-face contact with some of the most prominent construction companies in the Central Alabama Area.  See me if you need help with your resume! 

3 Steps to Register

  1. Complete the Student Permission to Travel Form (copies in my office if needed – don’t forget parent signature)
  2. Complete the CEFA Expo Re-Registration Form (attached – only complete the top – copies in my office if needed)
  3. Turn in everything to your counselor by Wednesday, March 22, 2017!  Or email your counselor, and she will call you in to help you register.

Lawson State Community College - Ready to Work (RTW) Program
The Ready to Work (RTW) program is a FREE five-week Workforce Development training program that provides participants with the entry-level skills required for employment or entry into college.  The RTW curriculum is designed to build skills based on the demands of local businesses and industries along with a nationwide growth in technology, computer knowledge and employment availability.  Successful completers of the program will earn ACT's National Career Readiness Certificate and AIDT Alabama Certified Worker Certificate. Click Here to see more information.  This is an awesome opportunity!  RTW covers topics in the following areas: 

 Computer Technology              
Time Management 
Problem Solving 
Teamwork 
Communication Skills 
Conflict Resolution 
Operations (plant safety, just-in-time) 
Job Search Techniques 
Workplace Ethics and Behaviors 
Customer Service 
Diversity 
FDIC Money Smart 

 

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