DID YOU KNOW: The average starting wage in construction is between $15 and $18 per hour.

The Vancouver Island Construction Association’s Construct Your Future program provides an opportunity to learn about construction roles, responsibilities, and safety requirements while gaining industry knowledge. Contact us today to start your career in construction!

After six weeks of basic training, you will be placed into a three-week paid work experience term. This term will get you on site with an employer to gain real work experience in a supportive environment.

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What's in it for you?

  • 10 weeks of industry training and experience
    • 6 weeks of interactive training
    • 3 weeks of paid work experience
    • 1 week of additional job search support
  • Cash bonus upon completion of the program
  • Transportation allowance
  • Steel toe boots and other safety gear 
  • Breakfast and lunch provided on classroom days 
  • Direct connection with industry employers

Plus, several industry certificates, including: 

  • Fall Protection Training
  • Construction Safety Training System
  • Confined Space and Entry
  • WHMIS 2015
  • OFA First Aid Level 1
  • Personal Protective Equipment Training
  • Ladder Safety
  • Hilti Qualified Operator of Powder-Actuated Tools

* There is no cost for participants.*

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Photos from Constructing Your Future 2016-2017