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Green Building Classes:

California Labor Federation, AFL-CIO (CalFED)

Type of organization: Union coalition.

Type of training: Installation or maintenance of solar or other clean energy systems.

Area served: Statewide California.

Location of training: TBA

Estimated trainees: 847

Instruction details: The program is designed to retrain journey-level workers in California's construction trades for the new green economy. Training in all national electrical and other building codes will be specific to installing or maintaining solar or other clean energy systems. Computer skills and business skills will not exceed 10 percent of total training hours.

Result of classes: TBA

More about the organization: The California Labor Federation, AFL-CIO (CalFed) is comprised of more than 1,200 AFL-CIO unions, representing 2.1 million members in manufacturing, retail, construction, hospitality, public sector, health care, entertainment, and other industries. CalFed and the State Building and Construction Trades Council of California jointly developed this Building Green Skills ETP Training program to help journey-level workers to prepare for the new green economy.

Find more information here: TBA

Program Manager Contact:
Jan Borunda, Director
(213) 736-1770


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