Grant: $540,000 - Indian Affairs (Assistant Secretary) - Jun. 1, 2009
50% voted satisfied - 50% voted not satisfied - 2 vote(s) cast
Award Description: The funding is provided to allow for Native Americans/Alaska Natives to be trained as Plumber and Pipe Fitters. The Direct Entry Pipe Fitter training is a program that provides successful graduates an opportunity to enter into a five year apprenticeship with direct entry priority with the United Association of Plumbers and Pipe Fitters. The goal is to provide 16 weeks of training for approximately 100 individuals at the Union Local 597 in Mokena, Illinios and possibly other sites not yet determined.
Project Description: Two sixteen week training sessions have been held in the quarter with 10 people successfully completing the program and 10 graduating November 5th.
Jobs Summary: Graduates of this training have been placed in positions with the United Association of Plumber Pipefitters in the following areas: Buffalo, Seattle, and Chicago. These gentlemen entered the workforce at an apprenticeship level I after 16 weeks of training. They are performing a variety of skills to support the projects until completion. (Total jobs reported: 10)
Project Status: Less Than 50% Completed
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