Deconstruction & Building Materials Reuse
Deconstruction Field Training
This module trains participants to disassemble a building that is scheduled to be rehabilitated or removed from a site and how to identify, remove and handle materials for preservation and reuse. Participants will learn about the supply chain for reusable building materials, which can be donated or sold to recycling or resale centers, and saved from a costly and environmentally-detrimental deposit in a landfill.
OSHA Safety Training
Occupational safety and health for those working in the construction industry (OSHA 10), is designed for construction workers, foremen, job supervisors, safety coordinators, and anyone else involved in the construction industry. Upon successful completion of the course, training participants will receive an OSHA construction safety and health 10-hour course completion card from the Department of Labor.
KS Lead RRP
By successfully completing this module, the training participant will become an EPA-approved Certified Lead Renovator trained to follow lead-safe work practices dictated by the Environmental Protection Agency. The module is designed to instruct trainees to follow specific practices during work in order to prevent lead contamination
A basic course in forklift, reach-truck and pallet jack operations will be provided to participants. This module teaches and certifies participants to operate forklifts so that they qualify for varying types of job requirements. This course allows the training participant to earn OSHA certification. (OSHA CERT-29 CFR 1910.78)
Entrepreneurship & Small Business Lab
This module provides an overview of construction business information including government requirements and forms of business structures. This module is included to better educate participants about the opportunities that may exist in construction clean-up related to contract work and subcontract projects. This will provide participants with additional knowledge about the industry, setting them further apart from other job seekers. Participants will learn how to objectively evaluate business concepts and services; define and analyze the market potential for a business; learn about the process of obtaining finances; and learn what is entailed in a business plan. The instructor will provide participants with information about the banking and legal issues that are often key concerns when dealing with construction businesses.
Enhanced Essential Employability Skills [EEES]
This module will focus on getting participants career ready and placed in a construction specific career. The first segment is Essential Employability Skills training, which focuses on the key soft skills industry leaders have specified as the most important skills for new hires. The second segment is Career Placement, which focuses on getting each participant placed in career bound position
Ongoing Placement and Support
Have a project for our training class?
We are on the lookout for projects that will serve both as educational opportunities for our green job trainees and that meet a critical need in the community.
Brennan Crawford, MPA
Construction Green-Up Program Coordinator
Office Number 913-627-4133
Cell Number: 816-237-0164