Employ our participants

Our participants are ready to work. We ensure they get the training they need to be successful in a wide variety of work environments. Each participant receives workplace training, financial literacy and life skills development to ensure they are ready to contribute to an organization and their community.

Participants of the BTCP program receive six industry-recognized certifications: 

  1. HAZWOPER (Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response)
  2. NIOSH OSHA 30 Hr. ConstructioN
  3. Mold Remediation
  4. PennDOT Approved Flagger and Traffic Control
  5. American Red Cross First Aid and CPR
  6. Roots of Success- Environmental Literacy certification
  1. Must be 18 years of age or older
  2. Must have a driver’s license
  3. Must have a high school diploma or its equivalent
  4. Must be or be willing to become a registered voter. 
  5. Take the Test of Adult Education (TABE)
  6. Pass a panel interview
  7. Must pass a drug screening.

Yes!! Participants attend six site visits to the skilled trades joint apprenticeship training sites and manufacturing facilities where they meet gain valuable hands-on experience while under the supervision of journeymen tradespersons.

Throughout the intake and training process, we screen BTCP participants for emotional and intellectual maturity. This screening process requires participants to meet the program requirements, and adhere to a strict tardiness and absence policy. In addition, during training participants’ classroom behavior, work ethic, and dedication to success are evaluated on a weekly basis.

Yes! BTCP participants must pass a drug screening to gain entrance into the program and are subject to additional screenings throughout the eight weeks of training.

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Request more information about hiring opportunities or call 412-562-2432.

Partnerships for success

The United Steelworkers and other partners support the work that we do. We work closely with with other unions as well as employers, organizations, governments, and companies.