FutureWorks! Construction credentials & training

FutureWorks! Construction credentials & training

Update: New session begins in July. See details here

Headlines across the country announce the need for trained, certified trades people, and the Center for College & Careers is set to help young people attain the certification necessary to get a job in high demand fields. 

"Thanks to funding by the Westchester Community Foundation and a partnership with Soulful Synergy, we are ready to offer FutureWorks!, a FREE credentials and certification course for people 17-24 years old from New Rochelle and Mount Vernon who are interested in getting a job in construction," says deputy executive director for the Center for College & Careers Daniel Bonnet. 

The first session began March 4 and runs for four weeks (9 AM - 5 PM), with two weeks of required certification courses and two weeks of optional certification and hands-on learning. Certification courses all satisfy the 30-hour training requirement for New York City's Local Law 196 of 2017. Certification courses include:

  • OSHA-30
  • 4-hr. Supported Scaffld
  • 3-hr. Flagger
  • CPr/AED/First Aid
  • GPRO - Fundamentals of Green
  • Security Guard
  • F60 & S60 Certification Test

Requirements for this FREE training: 

  • 17-24 years old
  • high school diploma or GED/HSE
  • resident of Mount Vernon or New Rochelle*

Complete the online application here.

Direct questions to FutureWorks@TheGuidanceCenter.org or call 914-613-0700 x7093.

FutureWorks! is funded through the generosity of the Westchester Community Foundation. The program is presented in partnership between The Guidance Center of Westchester and Soulful Synergy. 

*The course is available to those who are outside the residency and age parameters for a fee of $1800.

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