Wood Technology Center Job Fair connects builders and remodelers with potential workers
August 29, 2022
Builders and remodelers have a chance to fill out their teams with students and recent graduates of the Seattle Central Wood Technology Center Residential Construction Certificate program at their Residential Construction Job Fair next week.
Residential Construction Job Fair
- When: 4-6 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 8, 2022
- Where: The Wood Technology Center (OUTSIDE), 2310 S Lane St, Seattle, WA 98144
Interested in hosting a table?
Reach out to WoodTech.Central@seattlecolleges.edu to register for a table or just help spread the word by sharing our flyer.
The Residential Construction micropathway at Seattle Central’s Wood Technology Center, offered in the evenings and on weekends, provides a pipeline of talent to the residential construction industry.
Structured around the NAHB Home Builders Institute (HBI) Residential Construction Academy, the program trains new residential carpenters. It also provides formal, accelerated training for workers already on the job.
The program schedules class time around common working hours to support adults seeking career transitions, especially people of color, women, and other historically under-represented populations. Both the schedule and the curriculum help students enter and advance in the residential construction workforce.
Upon successful completion, graduates are ready to take the exam in NOCTI Certification in Residential Carpentry, Basic or Advanced.
Read more about the Wood Technology Center, last year’s job fair and how BIAW members from the Master Builders of King and Snohomish Counties (MBAKS) are supporting this effort.