New TERO Training Center, Open House for Apprenticeship Programs

On Feb. 4, the Shoshone-Bannock Tribes’ Tribal Employment Rights Office (TERO) will be hosting an open house at 89 W. Agency Rd., Fort Hall, ID, to recognize the opening of a new TERO Training Center.

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Women Laborers Deconstructing Gender Roles

Sammy Rich on Nov 11, 2019 9:43:00 AM

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November 11-17th is National Apprenticeship Week, and Continuing Education and Workforce Training would like to take the time to appreciate the fantastic apprentices in our program. Thank you, apprentices, for all of your hard work and dedication!

There has been a boom of women working in the construction industries, with the amount of women in the trades being the highest it has been in 20 years (Hegewisch, 2019).

Though progress has been made, there is still a large gap between men and women in the trades. While more women were entering these fields, still fewer than 1 in 20 (or 3.4%) laborers are women (Hegewisch, 2019).

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Idaho Congressman Simpson to recognize CEWT's Construction Combine into the Congressional Record

ISU CEWT on Nov 5, 2019 9:00:00 AM

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Idaho Congressman Mike Simpson will recognize the entry of the Construction Combine program into the Congressional Record at the Idaho State University Eames Advanced Technical Education and Innovations Complex on Thursday, Nov. 7 at 2:45 p.m.

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Be The Office Hero

We’ve all been there before, trying to format a graph in a Microsoft Excel spreadsheet or getting a picture to fit right on a Word document. You may feel frustrated and confused-- but then, someone else in the office rushes over, makes a few clicks, and like magic, the program is doing what you want it to. As they head back to their desk, you admire them for their adapt skills. They are… the Office Hero.

Individuals that have the know-how to stay organized and make things happen are a sought-after commodity. Strong computer skills in the workforce have gone from a nice-to-have to an essential part of the workplace.

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Learn, Teach, and Grow with the Construction Combine

Sammy Rich on Mar 19, 2019 11:21:00 AM

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Idaho State University’s Continuing Education and Workforce Training has partnered up with Home Depot to host the second annual Construction Combine on March 27-28.

As a collaborative effort between the community and local construction industry, the Combine provides local contractors an opportunity to educate their community through hands-on training and outreach.

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Ten New CEWT Courses to Check Out

Sammy Rich on Dec 10, 2018 12:52:49 PM

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Interested in learning something new? Our Spring 2019 catalogs are now out, be sure to check your mailboxes for them!

There are an abundance of brand new classes being offered. Here are just a few of our new courses to check out:

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NFL-Inspired Draft Offers Chance for Construction Jobs

Stehpanie Bachman on Feb 23, 2018 10:33:28 AM

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This year, draft season is coming early.

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Registered Apprenticeships: The Basics

Stephanie Bachman on Apr 7, 2017 3:47:00 PM

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In the world of current events, businesses today are confronted with a skills gap that leaves them without the qualified workers they need. This has negative effects on their company as they need functioning and knowledgeable professionals to help manage the inner workings of their businesses.

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More than Mario: A Discussion of the Plumbing Industry

Bethany Skidmore on Jun 8, 2016 9:00:00 AM

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If you’re like me, the only plumber you know is Mario. Or maybe you have some vague image in your head of a plumber with a messy toolbox and jeans that hang too low. But that can’t be the whole story. So let’s get real about plumbing and talk about it as it actually is: the job that no one wants that everyone should.

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What happens when OSHA regulations are disregarded?

Andrew Browning on Mar 15, 2016 8:00:00 AM

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