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Environmental Construction Training Program

The Environmental Job Training Program offers residents the opportunity to become employed in careers that reduce environmental contamination and provide more sustainable futures for the community, with emphasis on reducing environmental contamination. In these free, 5-week training programs, Delaware residents can earn up to 12 professional certifications in:

  • OSHA 10 (General Construction Safety)
  • OSHA 40 – HAZWOPER (Hazardous Materials Technician)
  • OSHA Confined Space Entry (CSE)
  • Aerial Lift and Mobile Scaffolding Basics
  • Scissor Lift
  • Mold Remediation/Water Intrusion Worker
  • Lead RRP (Renovation, Repair, and Painting)
  • Forklift Operator
  • Asbestos Worker
  • Lock Out/Tag Out
  • Soil Sampling
  • Blood Borne Pathogens

After the completion of these classes, we will help you acquire employment in construction or other environmental remediation companies.

Qualifications

In order to qualify for enrollment, participants must:

  1. Be 18 years of age or older
  2. Be unemployed or underemployed
  3. Be physically fit to do the work (able to lift 50 lbs., work in extreme heat/cold, etc.)
  4. Successfully pass a drug screening
  5. Successfully pass a background check on the sex offender registry
  6. Have a high school diploma or GED
  7. Possess a Social Security card, state I.D or Driver’s license; a birth certificate or other U.S. Residence Documents; proof of Selective Service Registration (Males 18+)

Interested in applying?

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Thank You for the Support!

Due to the generosity of our community, we’ve been able to foster self-sufficiency since the 1880s.