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Apprenticeship Readiness Training

Access for All is an apprenticeship readiness training program developed with support from the building trades to help individuals qualify for training and employment opportunities in the construction industry.

Developed by the construction building trades, the Michigan Workforce Development Institute’s Access for All Apprenticeship Readiness training program includes 272 hours of training centered around the construction trade industry.

This rigorous apprenticeship readiness program has a goal of developing qualified candidates for Building Trades Apprenticeships and employment in the construction industry. The curriculum was developed to meet or exceed the apprenticeship readiness training requirements of the MultiCraft Core Curriculum (MC3) established by the North American Building Trades Council.

Training includes:

  • OSHA 30
  • First Aid/ CPR
  • Lead, Asbestos and Silica awareness
  • North America’s Building Trades Union Certification
  • Blueprint Reading and Construction Math

Directly, and through its relationship with the Michigan State Building Trades Council, WDI works closely with all the building trades unions to ensure it is meeting the needs in each community. Currently, Access for All operates in Detroit, Kalamazoo, Battle Creek and is coming to Jackson, and Saginaw soon.


To receive more information:

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Please contact Sam Dougherty (Kalamazoo & Battle Creek) or visit https://miaflcio.org/institute/


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