Construction workers are in high demand. There is a program that will train you both in the physical labor side of the job and the administrative aspect. The best part? The training is free. According to News Channel 13, there are a ton of ongoing construction projects that are happening in and around Schenectady and they need to build their workforce. There is a free training program being offered to those from low income households who live in Schenectady and surrounding cities to work the various construction jobs.

There is also a need for the administrative side of things. The City of Schenectady has teamed up with SUNY College and Career Counseling Center to offer a program to give low income residents in Schenectady a jump start in the construction business.

Whether you want to get into the business by learning a trade or get to know the administrative side of things, applications are being accepted now by applying at the SUNY College and Career Counseling Center at Center City in Schenectady.

Residents from the city of Schenectady will be prioritized but anyone who meets low income qualifications can apply. There are 30 spots available in the program.