The Energy Innovation Center is currently recruiting for the Intro to Trades Program. This is a very popular exploration and apprentice readiness training that is highly recognized by 19 trades in the city of Pittsburgh. The first class was very successful with a 93% completion rate; 100% of the participants who have taken the exams have passed; 66% have received acceptance letters and at least (2) of the participants h ave completed the process and working earning $16-17 per hour with benefits.
They expect the successes to continue to climb as the apprentice exam periods opens throughout the year. The 6-week training course includes a daily stipend.
Interviews are being scheduled (beginning June 1st) for a capacity enrollment of 20 committed candidates.