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Construction Skills Bootcamp
BuildStrong Academy – New Orleans

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Overview

Build a foundation for your career in construction.

All training is geared towards jumpstarting your career and supporting you with your job search. In addition, there are multiple online options to ensure your safety and to respect the Social distancing guidelines as proposed by the CDC.

Students Gain

  • Solid foundation of construction skills
  • Exposure to different trades
  • OSHA-10 Certification
  • Career support and virtual networking with employees
  • HBI PACT Certification

Cost

Tuition is free if you’re pursuing a new job or promotion in New Orlean’s construction industry. In-person options require a $50 deposit that will be returned upon completion. Financial assistance is available.

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Course Content

Basic Safety

  • Identify jobsite safety issues
  • Describe best safety practices for construction
  • Identify and demonstrate different types of Personal Protective Equipment
  • Understand and practice correct lift and carry techniques for one and two people with standard building materials
  • Identify proper safety and use related to scaffolding
  • Demonstrate proper ladder safety, setup, and use vii.Obtain an OSHA 10 hour certification
  • Explain basic jobsite first aid
  • Explain basic fire safety procedures

Construction Industry Knowledge

  • Identify career pathways related to construction
  • Understand scope of projects in construction
  • Demonstrate technical and academic requirements for career pathways
  • Demonstrate the proper use and identification, including safety procedures,
    for various construction materials related to construction

Construction Math

  • Practice math operations related and commonly used in construction industry
  • Understand various math formulas to solve construction problems
  • Apply math formulas to common construction problems
  • Demonstrate math skills needed to pursue a career in construction

Exposure to Different Trades

  • The opportunity to meet with Industry leaders.
  • Students receive exposure to different trades from guest speakers working in the industry.

Hand and Power Tools

  • Demonstrate the proper use and identification, including safety procedures, for various hand tools related to construction
  • Demonstrate the proper use and identification, including safety procedures, for various power tools related to construction
  • Demonstrate the proper safety, use, care, and maintenance of power tools/equipment
  • Identify/select appropriate power tools for specific tasks in carpentry and other trades
  • Identify specific tools and materials a worker needs to complete different tasks in various trades.

Career Preparation

  • Identify process for legal employment in the field of construction
  • Understand basic elements of the employment process in construction
  • Demonstrate ability to compose elements for employability in construction
  • Demonstrate skills required to find, apply, secure and retain successful employment in construction
  • Prepare life skills needed for a job in the construction industry

Build Projects

  • Demonstrate ability to safely use hand and power tools involved in construction
  • Demonstrate proper safe techniques in assembling projects
  • Demonstrate ability to apply blueprint reading to projects
  • Develop skills through increasingly complex building projects

Blueprint Reading

  • Understand common terms used in blueprint reading
  • Identify and define various views used in blueprint reading
  • Identify different types of lines used in drawings
  • Identify selected symbols and abbreviations used in construction plans
  • Read plans, elevations, schedules, etc. used in construction drawing
  • Identify and understand parts used in a specification

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Upcoming Classes

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July 18, 2021

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August 20, 2021

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September 15, 2021

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BUILDSTRONG ACADEMY – NEW ORLEANS

CONTACT
555-555-5555
email@bsa.org

ADDRESS
123 Main Street
New Orleans, LA 88888