WE'RE COMMITTED TO BUILDING HOUSTON'S FUTURE. ONE JOB AT A TIME.
WorkReady Houston, a comprehensive program inspired by Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee, provides job readiness and occupational training for Houston-area workers who are interested in expanding their existing skills or acquiring new construction-related skills and knowledge. The initiative supports the needs of the METRORail expansion project.
WorkReady Houston offers a series of free classes covering the following trades:
Click here to view the eligibility standards to participate in the program.
- General laborer
Introduces basic safety, construction math, hand tools, power tools and blueprints.
- Concrete finisher
Covers measuring and layout tools, tools for surface treatment, mixing and conveying equipment and concrete finishing.
- Equipment operator
Includes training on construction safety, heavy equipment maneuvering and earth moving.
- Truck driver
Covers basic truck operation, safe operating practices and vehicle maintenance.
- Rebar installer
Teaches how to secure steel bars or mesh in concrete forms for reinforcement and how to use a variety of fasteners, blowtorches and hand tools, as well as how to bend rods.
Covers the study of technical drafting and writing.
For more information about WorkReady Houston contact firstname.lastname@example.org or call 713-691-7940 ext.109.