Local residents who enroll in The “We Build” Program will have the opportunity to learn the basics in general construction, shop math, specialty trades (electrical, plumbing, painting, etc.) and safety procedures. After the 10-week pre-apprenticeship training, graduates will be offered job placement assistance. Eligible candidates must be 18 years or older, possess a valid California Driver’s License, possess a valid social security card and must live within the LAUSD service area and/or the City of Los Angeles. Training will take place in the Abram FriedmanOccupational Center, East Los Angeles Occupational Center, HarborOccupational Center, Huntington Park Occupational Center, Los Angeles Technology Center/Diane Watson Center, Maxine Waters EmploymentPreparation Center and West Valley Occupational Center. Women and veterans are encouraged to apply. Those who are interested may contact The “We Build” staff at (213) 241-4980 or (213) 241-4990.