Construction Workers Basic Skills Course
In partnership with ReliantSouth Construction, Macedonia Missionary Baptist Church, Gulf Coast State College, and CareerSource Gulf Coast, the LEAD Coalition offers a six-week, free construction workers training course to students in Bay County. The course teaches basic skills such as operating power tools and measuring and cutting wood. Additionally, each course includes a session on tips for the job application process. The course is offered three times a year and has been operational since the fall of 2015. To date, 102 students have graduated from the course and several have found employment or started their own business ventures.