News Release: HAMILTON, Bermuda – The Department of Workforce Development (DWD) offers tradespersons and individuals in the construction industry or seeking a career in these fields the opportunity to participate in a short four-day course to obtain a valuable qualification. 

Participants will earn National Center for Construction Education and Research (NCCER) certification aligning with international standards through one of six short four-day training courses held at the Department of Workforce Development on:

  • May 15 – 18, 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm 
  • May 29 – June 1 6:00 pm – 9 pm 
  • June 12 – 15, 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm
  • June 26 – 29, 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm
  • July 10 – 13, 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm
  • July 24 – 27, 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Complete benefits of the course include:

·       DWD Sponsorship

·       Occupational Safety training standards recognized by employers

·       Access to work experience opportunities – internships, traineeships, apprenticeships

·       NCCER construction certified

·       Course training for certification to all trades in the construction industry

·       Access to career pathways in the construction industry

·       Assistance with resume writing and workforce readiness

The Department of Workforce Development remain committed to ensuring those individuals who are employed, seeking employment, or in need of further training and development have the opportunities needed for success”, said the Minister of Economy and Labour, the Hon. Jason Hayward, “I encourage anyone interested in this certification to apply for the course.”

Persons interested in participating in one of the courses should contact the Department of Workforce Development via email at abhayward@gov.bm or call 533-1631 or 246-8875