Goodwill of Southwestern Pennsylvania - RISE Project
Goodwill of Southwestern Pennsylvania
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United Way of Allegheny County
Description of Service
The RISE Project (Reentry through Industry Specific Education) is a pre-apprenticeship construction training program for facilities maintenance created in conjunction with Home Builder’s Institute.
Participants will receive:
• Free GED Classes and practice exams
• Opportunity to take the GED exam for FREE
• Help with transportation
• Free driver’s education classes
• Free Lunches
• Stipend upon completion of the program
• Free set of hand tools
Participants will obtain Home Builders Institute (HBI) Pre-Apprenticeship Certificate Training (PACT) Certificate in Building Construction Technology.
Hill District, Garfield, or Northview Heights neighborhoods in the City of Pittsburgh, or the McKeesport, Homestead, Braddock, East Pittsburgh, East Hills or Duquesne communities in Allegheny County
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Rolling admission and start dates occur from July through December.
Ages 17 to 24.
Participants must currently be out of school, but do not need a high school diploma or have earned their GED credential. Individuals that already have received their High School Diploma, are still eligible to receive the training.