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With a focus on apprenticeship, Oregon Tradeswomen, Inc.’s (OTI’s) Pathways to Success program offers the Trades and Apprenticeship Career Class (TACC); a free, 7-week, pre-apprenticeship training class that helps women prepare for a high skill, high wage career in construction.

Key benefits of attending TACC Class

  • Learn basic trades math and measurement
  • Receive an introduction to green building
  • Explore topics such as job site safety and construction culture
  • Learn to use hand and power tools
  • Gain 30 hours of hands-on experience working alongside skilled female instructors on real job sites
  • Go on field trips to apprenticeship training centers and active construction sites
  • Improve physical fitness with strength training taught by a certified fitness trainer

Upon graduation, OTI career counselors assist TACC graduates with their job search and application to apprenticeship training programs. OTI career counselors also provide individualized employment counseling throughout the entire course of the graduate’s trades career.

TACC Class enrollment requirements

Additional information about OTI’s TACC Class

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When does TACC Class meet?

Class meets Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday for 7 weeks, from 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

How much does TACC Class cost?

Thanks to OTI’s supporters, the TACC Class is offered to women at no charge.

How do I get started with TACC Class?

Call 503.335.8200 x21 or click on the REGISTER button (at right) to sign up for the next TACC Class information session. Attending an information session is the first step.

3934 NE Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. #101  |  Portland, Oregon 97212  |   phone: 503.335.8200  |  fax: 503.249.0445

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