PACT - What You'll Learn

By the end of the Pre-Apprenticeship Construction Training (PACT) program students should be able to:

  1. Possess life skills such as punctuality, perseverance, positive attitude and work ethic that will assure job success on a construction site.
  2. Possess the qualifications to become indentured in a state-approved construction trade apprenticeship program. These qualifications are specific to each apprenticeship program and may include proficiency with hand tools, power tools, math, interview skills and tool and material identification.
  3. Possess the necessary skills to pass the Washington State Driver’s License exam prior to referral to an apprenticeship program.
  4. Possess basic construction skills such as knowledge of hand tools & power tools, reading a tape measure, lay-out, blueprints and trades math.
  5. Possess basic knowledge of the trades in the construction industry.