Start your career in less than a year
The California High-Speed Rail Authority (Authority) has partnered with the City of Selma to create a workforce development center that will provide pre-apprenticeship classes and hands-on construction industry training for residents up and down the Central Valley who are looking for work on the nation’s first High-Speed Rail project. This center and its programs are aimed at serving veterans, at-risk young adults, minority and low-income populations between the counties of Fresno, Kings, Tulare, Kern, Madera and Merced.
At the Central Valley Training Center, we help students prepare for careers in over ten different trades. Over a 12 week course, you’ll receive comprehensive and innovative training to launch your careers as a:
- Cement Mason
- Iron Worker
- Operating Engineer
- Painter & Allied Trade
- Plumber & Pipe Fitter
- Sheet Metal Worker
Choose the Central Valley Training Center!
- Small class sizes – limited to 30 students
- Short terms – Graduate in just 12 weeks
- Orientation to construction industry
- Construction related physical fitness training and job safety
- Tool and material identification
- Construction math
- CPR/First Aid Certification
- OSHA 10
- Fork Lift
- Soft Skills (such as active listening, teamwork, work ethics and more)
“Selma’s proximity to other cities allows us to bring quality programs to our residents and prepare them for a rewarding career in the construction industry.”
Henry Perea, Authority Board Member
New classes starting soon!
More orientation sessions are being scheduled!
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SCHEDULED COHORTS 2022
Cohort 4 – 1/18/2022 – 4/8/2022
Cohort 5 – 4/18/2022 – 7/8/2022
Cohort 6 – 6/27/2022 – 9/16/2022
Cohort 7 – 8/29/2022 – 11/18/2022
1775 PARK STREET,
BUILDING 79P, SELMA
Must be at least 18 years old | Have a valid driver’s license | The ability to pass a drug test
HOW TO APPLY
New Classes are being scheduled. If you are interested in enrolling in a future cohort, please click on "Apply Here" below.