KANSEL, a non-profit organization providing adult education services in Wichita, is offering a free seven-week construction training program for interested adults who are ready for employment in construction. The next seven-week program begins Aug. 22 and applicants for this session should attend information sessions on Aug. h or 10.
The KANSEL Construction Training Program teaches basic construction skills using the National Center for Construction Education and Research (NCCER) core curriculum. Students will receive instruction in construction math, materials handling, power tools, hand tools and construction drawings. The course also includes a 10-hour OSHA safety course plus training to obtain a Class B CDL instructional permit. Following the class, KANSEL staff assists students with job placement.
“When a student completes our program we strive to get them in the construction workforce. Working with construction companies like Cornejo, Conco, Eby and Dondlinger, gives our students an outstanding chance for employment,” explained Ronnie Floerchinger, Director of Operations at KANSEL.
The construction training program welcomes adults aged 18 and over, and specifically encourages women and minorities to apply.
In addition to Construction Training, KANSEL provides adult education classes including GED preparation in English and Spanish and ESOL (English for Speakers of Other Languages). , For more information call 263-9620 or stop by the KANSEL office at 2212 E. Central.