Thursday, 20 June 2013

News from Reaching E-Quality Employment Services (REES)




Employment Manitoba in partnership with Hugh Munro Construction Ltd. will provide training for 12 participants in the Flagperson and Flagperson Coordinator  training pilot project.

The program is designed for participants who require essential skills and workplace readiness training to gain employment in an entry level position in the Heavy Construction Industry.

Please see attached document.




                        EXTERNAL NOTICE –  June 11, 2013                                                  



EMPLOYMENT PARTNERSHIPS PROGRAM

Flagpersons and Flagpersons Coordinator Training Pilot Project


OBJECTIVE:    Employment Manitoba in partnership with Hugh Munro Construction Ltd.    will provide training for 12 participants in the Flagperson and Flagperson Coordinator  training pilot project.

The program is designed for participants who require essential skills and workplace readiness training to gain employment in an entry level position in the Heavy Construction Industry.



BRIEF DESCRIPTION: 

There are two  phases to this training initiative, they are:
1)    Workplace Education Manitoba (WEM) for the delivery of the essential skills assessments and training. The essential skills training will include: document use, writing/reading, basic numeracy, working with others and critical thinking (problem solving).
2)    Hugh Munro Construction will deliver the technical training and certification.

All participants must complete all the steps of the program

ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA
  • Applicants should be unemployed and presently in receipt of; Employment & Income Assistance or Employment Insurance (EI) benefits or have received EI in the past 3 years or have been on EI maternity/parental benefits in the last 5 years.
  • Are committed to participating in all aspects of the training program.
  • Previous construction related skills an asset.
  • Carpentry skills an asset.
  • Must be willing to go out of town for work.
  • Good physical condition and able to lift 25 kg.
  • Able to obtain a drivers license.

Supports for eligible individual participants may be available.

EXPECTED START DATE:    

Ø  Within the four 3 weeks of July   – August, 2013

 Training will include Essential Skills upgrading, Workplace Readiness, Flagperson Training & Certification/Flagperson Coordinator Training                 


APPLICATION PROCESS:  
All applicants must attend the following information session to be considered for participation.

Information Sessions:     July 3, 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 (Noon)

Location:  Hugh Munro Construction, Highway 207

To register CONTACT:  Eddie Calisto-Tavares, Options for Success Inc.
at  204-989-0141  or email: admin@options4success.com



Supports for eligible individual participants may be available.

If you are interested please contact Sue Tebow (stebow@re-es.org) or Usha Speer (uspeer@re-es.org) and we will book interpreters for the training.


Thank you,
Usha Speer
Employment Counsellor Deaf Services