The following is an overview of the CityBuild Sector Academy Training Program that is recruiting participants for the first quarter of 2011.  Please carefully review each of the program descriptions for eligibility requirements, training dates, and how to apply.  Interested participants must attend an Orientation Session as detailed below.  The earlier participants attend an Orientation Session, the better their chances are for getting into the class. Flyers for each Academy are attached at the base of this message.

Pre-Apprenticeship Training
CityBuild Academy is a 16-week, highly structured pre-apprenticeship program with hands-on and classroom training designed to prepare residents for various skilled trades and jobs in today’s construction industry. The primary mission of CityBuild Academy is to offer San Francisco residents state-of-the-art introductory construction skills training that will prepare them for entry-level work in various skilled trades.

Eligibility and Assessment Requirements:
· San Francisco residency
· High school diploma or GED
· Valid CA driver’s license
· U.S. citizenship or proof of eligibility to work in the U.S.
· Ability to pass drug tests
· Ability to communicate effectively in English (ESL Level 4)
To learn more about CityBuild Academy and other services offered through the CityBuild program please attend a CityBuild Academy orientation. The schedule can be found on the OEWD website:
http://www.oewd.org/CityBuild_Construction_Academy.aspx

Construction Administration Training Program (CATP)
The Construction Administration Training Program at City College of San Francisco aims to provide office-based construction literacy and vocational skills training through classroom, active practice and internships, in preparation for applying for and working in Construction Industry back office and related jobs.
Eligibility and Assessment Requirements:
· 18 years old
· Authorized to work in the US
· ESL 7
· Familiarity with computer software
Individuals interested in CATP should attend a CityBuild Academy Orientation.  The Orientation schedule can be found on the OEWD website:
http://www.oewd.org/CityBuild_Construction_Academy.aspx

View CityBuild Flyer (pdf)

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