Aboriginal Youth Prepared for Powerline and Construction Industry

Posted on Thursday August 20, 2015

SUDBURY – On Friday, August 21, the achievements of 13 Line Crew Ground Support Training Certificate graduates will be recognized as they prepare to launch entry-level careers in the powerline and construction industries.

The celebration will take place from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. in Room 1271 at Cambrian College’s Barrydowne campus. Members of the media are invited to attend to learn more about the program and future careers in this industry.

The graduates have completed safety modules and hands-on training in job site tasks, including pole line construction, working at heights, hoisting and rigging, and crane operation, in order to prepare for opportunities with power and construction companies.

Additional participants (between the ages of 18 and 29) may apply for the next intake of this free 15-week job readiness program. The program will run August 24 – December 4, 2015. For further information, email Ron Sarazin, Special Projects Coordinator, Gezhtoojig Employment & Training at rons@gezhtoojig.ca.

This program is made possible by the Ontario Government Youth Skills Connections Program, as part of the Ontario Youth Job Strategy; and Gezhtoojig Employment & Training, in partnership with the Infrastructure Health and Safety Association, and Cambrian College.

Graduation Ceremony
Line Crew Ground Support Training Certificate
Date: Friday, August 21
Time: 9 a.m. – 11 a.m.
Location: Room 1271


Media Contact:
Lynn Bulloch
Communications Officer, Cambrian College
705-566-8101, ext. 6375│lynn.bulloch@cambrianinternational.ca

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