3rd Annual Apprenticeship Fair


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News release from the Northeast Indiana Building & Construction Trades Council:

3rd Annual Apprenticeship Fair

Northeast Indiana Building Trades is holding their 3rd Annual Apprenticeship Fair at McMillen Park Community Center (3901 Abbott St. Fort Wayne, IN 46806) on Friday, April 15th from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. and Saturday, April 16th from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. This is a free, open house style event for anyone who is interested in learning about a career in the construction industry. There will be trade demonstrations on site as well as informational booths and applications for apprenticeship programs.

A career in the trades offers livable wages, good health and welfare insurance plans, stable retirements, and most 3-5 year programs are partnered with Ivy Tech Community College to receive an Associated degree upon completion of the program along with a Department of Labor Journeyman’s card, which can travel with you all over the U.S., and in many cases, around the world. This is an opportunity to receive tuition free education and training, earning money while you learn a skilled trade with onsite job training. The construction industry is looking at around 30% growth in the next 5 years across the board, and we need people like you!

This year, we are partnered with the BUILD Program, Fort Wayne Parks & Recreation, El Mexicano Newspaper, Ivy Tech Community College, Northeast Indiana Works, Indiana National Guard and for the first time we are holding a Build a Better Community Food Drive with Associated Churches, which started April 1st and ends on April 15th with collection coming to an end at 2:00 p.m. on site at the McMillen Park Community Center.

Minimum requirements for employment in the Building Trades are: 18 + years of age, valid Driver’s license, reliable transportation, a high school diploma or equivalent, and ability to pass a drug screen.


Northeast Indiana Building Trades Apprenticeship Fair

When: Friday, April 15th 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. AND Saturday, April 16th 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Where: McMillen Park Community Center, 3901 Abbott St. Fort Wayne, IN 46806

What: ALL ARE WELCOME! Northeast Indiana Building Trades 3rd Annual Apprenticeship Fair is an open house style event with booths set up by various building trades as well as our partners; BUILD Program, Fort Wayne Parks & Recreation, NE Indiana Works, El Mexicano, Indiana National Guard, Associated Churches (with food drive collection Friday April 15th until 2 p.m. ) and Ivy Tech Community College. There will be hands on trade demonstrations, informational booths and applications available for Apprenticeship programs. Employment requirements are: 18+, valid Driver’s license, & H.S. Diploma or equivalent.

Cost: Event is FREE.

Contact: For more information contact Nicole Mays-Walker at (260) 489-8574 or officeadmin@neibt.org


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