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Construction Craft Worker Program Skills Development Foundation

Construction Craft Worker Program - Skills Development Foundation

Available at LiUNA Training Centre – Grimsby

Now Accepting Applications

YWCA Hamilton is offering the Construction Craft Worker Program for women, gender diverse people, persons who self-identify with disabilities and/or mental barriers, at no cost. Eligible participants will be provided with technical training and job coaching to start their career in the trades.

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Program Overview


A Construction Craft Worker works on a wide variety of structures, such
as residential, industrial, commercial, and institutional sites as well as
hydroelectric dams, roadways, bridges, tunnels, mining and railways.
They may also work on utility, landscape and pipeline projects.


  • prepares and cleans up the site, sets up and removes access
    equipment and works on concrete, masonry, steel, wood and pre-cast
    erecting projects
  • handles materials and equipment and performs demolition, excavation
    and compaction activities
  • has responsibility for site security
  • may specialize in operating off-road vehicles, drilling and blasting,
    scaling, sandblasting, high pressure washing, diving, tunneling and
    performing emergency rescue


  • Job readiness training
  • 28 weeks of training which includes up to 8 weeks PAID placement
  • Support for up to 12 certifications


  • Women, gender diverse people, persons who self-identify with
    disabilities and/or mental health barriers, 18 years and older
  • Resident of and able to work in Ontario
  • A minimum of grade 10 high school education or its equivalent, and
    proof of a minimum of 16 credits
  • Willing and able to commit to 28 weeks intensive training program
  • Able to travel to training and work sites

Start Date:

To Be Confirmed – LiUNA Training Centre (Grimsby)

To apply please complete this form and submit to:

Alicia Gordon-Smith (She/Her)
Program Coordinator, Pre-apprenticeship Program
Email: AGordon-Smith@ywcahamilton.org

Consuelo Lacaste (She/Her)
Client Intake Worker, Pre-Apprenticeship Program
Email: Clacaste@ywcahamilton.org

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