Building Trades Training Program

Community Action Agency of Delaware County Inc. (CAADC) has a variety of programs designed to assist economically disadvantaged individuals in their efforts to establish economic self-sufficiency. The agency has been providing employment opportunities and related supportive services to eligible residents of Delaware County for nearly two decades. The primary goal of these programs is to ensure the successful transition of participants into the workforce and to establish a successful career path.

Community Action Agency of Delaware County, Inc. offers the Building Trades Training Program under the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act through the Delaware County Office of Workforce Development.  The Building Trades Training Program offers case management, barrier remediation, mentorship, job readiness training, financial literacy, leadership development opportunities, supportive services, and comprehensive guidance to all participants.  Program participants will take the following certificate classes at Delaware Technical and Community College: OSHA Safety, Lead Renovators and Repair, HVAC Basics, Plumbing Basics, Electricity Basics, Basic Carpentry, Drywall and Weatherization, and Forklift Safety. Participants will participant in a paid work experience with building trades contractors, and receive job placement and retention services.

To be a potential candidate for the program, you must meet the following criteria:

1. Be a Delaware County resident between the ages of 17 and 24.
2. Not currently enrolled in secondary or post-secondary school.
3. Income requirements and other eligibility requirements will be discussed at the time of application.

Interested???  Call the Building Trades Training Program at 610-874-8451.