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FastTrac

Start your career in construction, FAST!

FastTrac to Credentials

  • NCCER Core Curriculum Certification
  • OSHA 10-Hour Card
  • Skid-loader and forklift certifications
  • First Aid / CPR certification
 
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Greater Cincinnati is experiencing a building boom. That makes NOW the perfect time to start your career in construction. Contractors are having a tough time finding enough skilled labor to meet demand. And with many members of the construction workforce nearing retirement age, demand is only going to go up.

Easterseals FastTrac gives you a solid foundation to find your fit in the skilled trades in just 12 weeks. Our pre-apprenticeship program uses a blended learning model that combines online instruction with hands-on training in our construction lab and real-world building sites.

Our low student-to-instructor ratio gives you personalized learning and support for future career success. And our industry connections allow you to explore the many apprenticeship and career options available to you.

FastTrac to Employment

  • Starter tool set and personal protective equipment with completed program
  • Network with construction industry leaders
  • Learn about careers in the skilled trades and paid apprenticeships
  • Paid work experiences through Easterseals Building Value and Messer Construction available to those who qualify

Qualifications

  • 18 years or older
  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Resident of Butler, Clermont, Hamilton, or Warren County
  • Able to attend daytime training

Cost

  • Funding may cover up to 100% of training costs for those who qualify
  • Can be taken while receiving unemployment benefits or cash assistance
  • Private pay option available

Contact us for more information!

  • Call 513-386-6802
  • Email James Harris at jlharris@eastersealsgc.org  (please note the "L" after the j)
 
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Learn more about careers in the skilled trades and income potential

 Skilled Trade Career    Median Annual Wage*

 Carpenters

   $48,330
 Electricians    $56,180
 Equipment Operators    $48,160
 General Laborors    $36,000
 Ironworkers    $49,100
 Plumbers & Pipefitters    $55,160
 Welders    $42.490

* Source:  US Bureau of Labor Statistics, May 2019

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