The Drexel J. Thrash Training Center

Ohio’s top-notch construction training facility For a minimum of four weeks each year (or 144 classroom hours), your apprentices will be spending time at the Drexel J. Thrash Training Center and at the local union offices, where they’ll develop skills for their construction career. These classes will guarantee success in their apprenticeship and help them …

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Women Can Too

New social media campaign champions women in construction Women don’t look to the construction industry as a job opportunity, often because it’s stigmatized as a “man’s job.” They may have fears about harassment and physical labor as well. The Ohio Laborers’ Training and Apprenticeship office is looking to upend the stigma of a male construction …

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Contractor Portal

Save time with quality workforce development Created in partnership with the OCA, the AGC and the local union business managers, Vince Irvin, our laborers’ statewide apprenticeship coordinator, discussed the benefits and use of the contractor portal in a recent video presentation. When you sign up for the contractor portal, you have access to a list …

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