ReBuild Detroit - A SER Skilled

ReBuild Detroit - A SER Skilled Trades Readiness Program

ReBuild Detroit – A SER Skilled Trades Readiness Program (RBD) is a free eight-week Apprenticeship Readiness Training Program licensed by the State of Michigan. The curriculum is designed to prepare students for a career in construction trades or any apprenticeship. A fast-track is available for supporting those who have work experience in the industry on a case-by-case basis.

ReBuild Detroit – A SER Skilled Trades Readiness Program will provide expanded contextualized bridge programming and related service enhancements that will assist participants to acquire the academic and work readiness skills necessary to enter into apprenticeships and employment that will lead to career ladder opportunities within the Building Trades. Participants who enroll into the SER ReBuild Detroit – A SER Skilled Trades Readiness Program (RBD) will receive the basic education, literacy, academic instruction and work readiness training necessary to enter directly into career pathways within the construction industry or to apply for entry into apprenticeship opportunities with SER’s extensive network of labor partners.

The program will focus on:
  • Applied Math and Reading
  • Overview of Building Trades and Labor History
  • Essential Soft Employment Skills
  • M.U.S.T. registered (Management & Unions Serving Together)
  • OSHA 30 Certification (30 hours)
  • WorkKeys
  • CPR/First Aid/AED
  • Transportation Assistance
  • National Career Readiness Certificate (NCRC)
  • Capstone (hands-on) project
Schedule and Location:
  • Next Cohort begins Monday, June 3, 2024.
  • Training is offered Monday-Friday at SER’s Workforce Center from 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM.

 *Training stipend ($700+, subject to change) is provided based on attendance and program completion.

  • Detroit resident
  • 18 years old or older
  • Unemployed or under-employed
  • High School Diploma/GED
  • 6th grade reading/math level (determined by CASAS assessment)
Program Services Manager

Sandra Valle-Holdwick
(313) 945-5200 ext. 4320

For program information, contact us at (313) 945-5200, ext. 4320 or complete the program inquiry form below.

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