MINNESOTA WORKFORCE CENTERS

Report
Partnering to Fulfill Minnesota’s
Diversity Employment Goals
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10 days - Pre-Apprentice Highway
Construction Laborer
Orientation to highway construction industry
OSHA-30 Federal Safety Certification
MnDOT Flagger Training
Wellness and conditioning
Power, pneumatic and hand tool use
Highway construction terminology
Applicable mathematics and formulae
Job search methods and resources
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Employer outreach w/updated graduate
profiles and contact information
Current job leads
Ongoing job search skills building, including
targeted resume and interviewing assistance
Group and individual advisories
Case management - direct counsel/support
When you’re hired – limited financial support
for job retention including work clothing, gas,
tools, child care and food
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Female/minority
Independent vehicle ownership and insurance
Valid and current driver’s license
No current or completed apprenticeships
High school graduate/GED
E-mail and telephone
Achieve National Career Readiness
Certification (Silver/level 4)
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Free of charge, available at most larger WFCs
Registration generates access to Keytrain –
online mentoring/skills training program
3 test parts – “Reading for Information”,
“Locating Information”, “Applied Math”
NCRC exams total approximately 4 hours
You can achieve several skill levels: bronze,
silver, gold or platinum certification
Certification applicable to multiple employers
and industries
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Read the HHCT program brochure thoroughly
Read the application FAQ thoroughly
Take the NCRC test and achieve a Silver
Certificate
Fill out the application carefully and
completely
Send in the application by mail, e-mail, fax or
give it to the WorkForce Center representative
Include your NCRC scores
Call the Coordinator with any questions
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Application reviewed and screened
Successful applicants will be notified by email and scheduled for an interview
Bring required documentation
Background and documentation check
performed
Successful candidates will be notified by email and scheduled for training

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