RichmondBUILD seeks applicants for January cohort

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RichmondBUILD seeks applicants for January cohort

Local job seekers are encouraged to sign up for the city of Richmond’s award-winning program, RichmondBUILD, which prepares local residents for high-paying careers in the construction and renewable energy industries.

Right now, residents of Richmond and San Pablo can apply to join the January cohort for the free 12-week program.

The program was created in 2007 as a way to battle poverty and violence with career opportunity. And it works: Last year, one of RichmondBUILD’s graduations had to be canceled as all 21 students in that cohort received job offers and started working before their scheduled ceremony.

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Students are trained with industry-wide certificates in construction, multi craft curriculum, hazardous materials (HAZWOPER 40), OSHA 10, confined spaces and first aid/CPR.

See the flyer below for eligibility requirements and application information.

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