RAP information night set for Tuesday, Nov. 14 at CCH East Campus

Want to learn more about the Registered Apprenticeship Program?

If so, Nov. 14 is the date to stop in at the Catholic Central High School East campus for the RAP Information Night from 7-9 p.m.

The Registered Apprenticeship Program (RAP) provides students with the opportunity to explore career options in the Trades while they are in high school. Students can start working as an apprentice in one of Alberta’s 50 trades.

Ironworkers Local 725, in partnership with Career Transitions, will again be running the Introduction to Ironworking - Trades and Climate Change Program. Students in the program will get hands-on training in rebar, fabrication, hoisting/rigging and safety tickets. Applications are now being accepted.

The Nov. 14 information night is your chance to hear from RAP ambassadors and learn how to sign up for this rewarding program.

For student, the benefits of the RAP include:

- Earn up to 40 high school credits

- Worked hours are used towards your apprenticeship training

- Gain valuable work experience and employability skills

- Earn a wage

- $1,000 RAP Scholarship available

Please contact your school career practitioner for more information about the information night.

Visit www.tradesecrets.alberta.ca to learn about the following trades and more!

- Automotive Service Technician

- Carpenter

- Heavy Equipment Technician

- Painter/ Decorator

- Sheet Metal Worker

- Power Linesman

- Hairstylist

- Cook

- Welder

- Plumber

Date posted: Oct. 23, 2017