Tradespeople seeking a second career are invited to an online seminar on Work as a Construction Trainer offered by the Economic Development Council. Rich Jones, co-owner/training director of South Sound Residential LLC, and Al Audette, Education and Workforce Development Director at the Building Industry Association of Washington will speak with attendees about how to get started and thrive training workers in the construction and building trades. The seminar is at 5 p.m. on Tuesday, June 22.
Trainers are needed to support businesses’ workforce development needs in the construction industry. Attendees will learn about the market for construction trainers, opportunities for employment or entrepreneurship, and requirements to be a trainer. Attendees are encouraged to come with questions.
These events are made possible by the Washington State Dept. of Commerce, San Juan County and other funders of the EDC’s Trades Training Initiative, including the Harvest Foundation; United Way of San Juan County; the Port of Friday Harbor; the Town of Friday Harbor; and other donors. To support EDC trades programs, please visit www.sanjuansedc.org/donate.