Construction Pre-Apprenticeship Program

Let The Journey Begin!

Embark on Your Path to Success with the Pre-Apprenticeship Program at Women's Innovation Group and Illinois Works Construction. Our FREE program, available to all Illinois residents with a focus on women, individuals of color, and veterans, is designed to equip you with the necessary skills and knowledge to transition seamlessly into a Department of Labor registered apprenticeship in the trades and explore various employment opportunities. This comprehensive training initiative prepares individuals for entry into construction registered apprenticeship programs, paving the way for a rewarding and fulfilling career in the construction and building trades industry.

Start Your Journey to Success with Pre-Apprenticeship Program

Women's Innovation Group and Illinois Works Construction Pre-Apprenticeship Program is a FREE Program for all Illinois residents with an emphasis on women, people of color, and veterans. This program can prepare you to successfully transition to a Department of Labor registered apprenticeship in the trades and other employment opportunities. This training program prepares individuals to enter construction registered apprenticeships programs.

Are you interested in a career in Construction and the Building Trades?

  • Let's Work Together!

    Illinois Works’ FREE Pre-apprenticeship program can prepare you to successfully transition to a Department of Labor registered apprenticeship in the trades!

    To learn more, email us at preapp@wigchicago.org

  • Eligibility Requirements:

    - Age 18 or above
    - Resident of Illinois
    - Proof of identification
    - High School Diploma or GED
    - Ability to pass a drug test

  • Ready to get started?

    Begin your journey to a fulfilling career in the construction and building trades industry with the Pre-Apprenticeship Program at Women's Innovation Group and Illinois Works Construction. Fill out the application below and let's get started together!

Course Availability

Cohort Option 1
Start: April 29 to July 15, 2024
Time: 9:00 AM-1:00 PM
Monday thru Thursday

Cohort Option 2
Start: August 1 to July October 18, 2024
Time: 9:00 AM-1:00 PM
Monday thru Thursday

It's Time To Share!

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We are always looking for people just like you to share this life changing opportunity with. If you know someone who could benifit from the Pre-Apprentice program please use the QR code to introduce them to this program. We are looking forward with working them too.