Program Details

Journeywoman Start Lethbridge

Journeywoman Start (JWS) Lethbridge is a hands-on program that provides introductory training in carpentry, welding, electrical, wind turbine technician, heavy equipment technician.

The program is designed to help students prepare for and succeed as an entry-level worker in the construction and maintenance industry.

Students receive essential safety awareness and certification, best practices for working in construction, exposure to the technical skills and hands-on participation in workshops to support and prepare them to enter the construction and maintenance industry. Delivery will be a blend of in-person, virtual, and online learning. 

Program Length: 12 weeks
Location: Lethbridge College
Application Deadline: April 26, 2021
Tuition: This program is supported by the Government of Canada's Women In Construction Fund
Class Capacity: 12

Admission Requirements:
  • Successful completion of drug & fitness testing
  • Class 5 Driver's License recommended
Certificates Included:
  • CSTS 2020/WHMIS
  • H2S Alive
  • Confined Space
  • Rigging Fundamentals 
  • Forklift/ZoomBoom
  • Standard First Aid CPR A & AED
  • Fall Protection
  • Traffic Control Flagger

To support employment opportunities upon completion of this program, students will also have support from our Alumni Advisor team in job search and navigating the apprenticeship journey.  

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