Career and Technical Training

WINTER offers intensive two to ten-week job training sessions to help you develop specific skills to enter such industries as environmental remediation, construction and building trade apprenticeships, and growing field of green jobs. Our dynamic and engaging programs provide:

  • Workplace competency skills
  • Life skills, and personal assessment
  • Job retention skills
  • Preparation for entry into non-traditional employment careers
  • Financial literacy & credit counseling
  • Safety instruction (OSHA 10, OSHA 30 certificate program)
  • Hands-on pre-apprenticeship training in construction trades
  • Environmental education and remediation (HAZMAT lead, asbestos abatement, etc.)
  • Green retrofit building certification
  • Industry
  • Apprenticeship entrance exam preparation
  • NEW! -Evening classes for under-employed women


Case management services are also extended to participants to strengthen employment opportunities. Individualized career plans outlining employment and education objectives to help women achieve maximum long term economic stability, are provided, including; workshops on career planning, on-site job readiness and job searches; and formal relationships with a wide variety of unions and apprenticeship programs.