Submitted by Thurston County Chamber
The first, Pre-Apprenticeship “Construction Bootcamp” Training in Thurston County will celebrate the graduation of ten students on April 28 at Lacey MakerSpace.
WorkSource Thurston, alongside local community colleagues, partnered with ANEW to provide individuals in Thurston County a free, 4-week, Pre-Apprenticeship Training, allowing students to explore construction industry careers. This training is open to displaced workers who are at least 18 years of age, have a high school diploma or GED, have a valid driver’s license and are drug-free.
Training began promptly at 6:15 a.m. on April 1. Students learned what it is like to work on a construction site each day—no matter the weather, each student was required to arrive at class promptly each day, Monday through Friday.
“When I saw the entire class working outside in the pouring rain, I…