Trainings Offered: Program iBest Model – Construction and GED Organization CWP and CREC through the Hartford Jobs Funnel (HJF) Description Details Duration Curriculum Industry Recognized Credentials Program HJF prepares un- and under-employed individuals with barriers to employment for registered apprenticeships programs and construction careers. Incorporates student engagement and relevance to construction careers that distinguishes the training from that of a traditional high school. 17 week program that integrates contextual learning towards a GED with credential training. Contextualized learning in which terminology and lessons related to the construction trades are infused into academic instruction. OSHA 10; Construction Outreach; CPR/First Aid; Aerial Lift and Forklift; Fire Watch and Traffic Flagger, Roofing, Solar Panel Installation. 2- 4 week paid internship (20-25 hours a week $10 an hour). Construction Organization The Chrysalis Center, LLC Description Details Duration Curriculum Industry Recognized Credentials Forklift 1 day; Lead Renovation Repair and Painting 2 days; OSHA 10 2 days; Excavation 3 days; Hazwoper 5 days; Welding 8 weeks; Flagger 1 day; Scaffolding 2 days; Solar Paneling 5 days; Class for National Exam - 40 hours on-line; Simulation Spray Painter Training & Simulation Carpentry Training. Once students earn credentials, they are provided with job placement and retention assistance. Varies depending on trade – see “Description” above. Contextualized learning in which terminology and lessons related to the construction trades are infused into academic instruction. OSHA 10; Construction Outreach; CPR/First Aid; Aerial Lift and Forklift; Lead Worker; Ergonomics; Respirator Fit Test; Scaffolding Erector and Dismantler; Construction Green Tradesman; Fall Protection Awareness; Blueprint Reading; Wood and Metal Framing. Program Masonry Organization Bricks, Blocks, and Mortar, LLC Description Details Duration Curriculum Industry Recognized Credentials Program Pre-apprenticeship masonry training program; company to provide students with a professional referral and job placement assistance. Training simulates actual jobsites; students constantly engage in hands-on work, which allows them to be able to practice and improve skills. 6 weeks Using hand and power tools; properly mixing and spreading mortar; basics of patios, chimneys, and walls; techniques of pointing and leveling; OSHA 10. Students will graduate with 210 hours of simulated on-the-job training and OSHA 10 certification; students who complete program possess knowledge and skills of a first year masonry preapprentice. Green Environment Organization North Star Center for Human Development Description Details Duration Curriculum Industry Recognized Credentials Teaches skills and environmental certifications enabling students to obtain jobs in the green environmental field, such as energy audits and renewable energy technicians, asbestos supervisors, and hazardous waste technicians. North Star places graduates in full-time environmental and/or green jobs and tracks graduates for two years. 6 weeks or 240 hours of training. Introduction to Environmental Science & Green Initiatives; Renewable Energy; Introduction to Energy Efficient Buildings and Design; Water Resources; Air Pollution; Workshops; Asbestos Abatement Worker and Supervisor; Lead Abatement Worker and Supervisor; Hazardous Waste. CT license in both Asbestos and Lead Supervisor; OSHA 10; 40 hour Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response (Hazwoper 40); Lead Renovation, Repair, Paint. Program Medical Coding (insurance billing) Organization Global Health Consultants, LLC (GHC) Description Training and certification for medical coding in healthcare industry. Details GHC is an American Academy of Professionals Coders (AAPC) approved site; program places students in externships to help them gain experience in medical coding in a real office setting. 6 months Duration Curriculum Industry Recognized Credentials Program Prepares students to take and pass the AAPC exam – GHC has a 92% pass rate. Credentials: Certified Professional Coder (CPC)–Apprentice; CPC-Hospital; CMRS; ICD-10; Specialty AAPC credentials. Culinary Arts and Food Service Safety Organization The Kitchen at Billings Forge Description Details Duration Curriculum Topics Industry Recognized Credentials The Kitchen at Billings Forge, Hartford’s premier farm-to-table catering business and café, have partnered to provide culinary education combining classroom instruction with on-site experiential learning. The lab sessions in the commercial kitchen at Billings Forge emphasize hands-on learning such as knife skills, cooking methods, product identification, and food handling. 12 week paid (40 hrs. per week at minimum wage) training program. Soups and Sauces, Bread Baking; Pastry Arts, Plating and Presentation; Culinary Math, Nutrition, Global Cuisine, Food Safety, Facilities Management. Serv/Safe Food Handler’s certification, a widely recognized industry standard for food safety and a required certification for all food service managers.