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If you have questions or desire more information about Craft, Cajun, or NCCER Training please contact Cajuns Workforce Development at 225-754-1372

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Workforce Development, Education & Training

Workforce Development, Education & Training at Cajun Industries, LLC is a critical human capital system. Our programs identify future needs, develop a productive workforce, observe the competencies and skill levels of employees, and determine both proficiency and skill gap . Cajun is dedicated to providing employees with the necessary training to ensure our company remains a safe and productive workplace. Training is essential to Cajun safety culture and Cajun employee development. All employees at Cajun, from field craft to executive management, benefit from our workforce development programs.

Locate Craft Training and Assessment Center:

Associated Builders and Contractors, Inc. (ABC) School Information

  1. Pick your Training Center:
    1. ABC Bayou New Orleans – Carpentry, Pipefitter and Welding
    2. ABC Pelican Baton Rouge – Carpentry, Pipefitter, Welding, Millwright, Heavy
    3. ABC Pelican SW Lake Charles – Carpentry, Pipefitter, Welding, Heavy Equipment, Equipment, Mobile Crane and Specialty Mobile Crane and Safety
  2. All payments are accepted by Money Order only and are due at time of enrollment.
    1. ABC Bayou New Orleans - $225 and includes Core
    2. ABC Pelican Baton Rouge - $200 12 week Core and upon completion can self-enroll into craft training
      1. Safety Course (CSST) $800 (requires 3 years of experience)
      2. Specialty Course $600 Print Reading, Estimating, Planning and Scheduling
    3. ABC Pelican SW Lake Charles - $140 12 week Core and upon completion can self-enroll into craft training
  3. Have application signed by supervisor for approval to attend training.
  4. Submit approved application and money order to field support.
  5. Workforce Development will be onsite to collect application and payment for enrollment.
  6. Workforce Development will enroll students during contractor enrollment period.
  7. Current students will enroll as priority prior to contractor enrollment period.
  8. All student will receive and be identified on the jobsite with a GREEN NCCER Hard Hat Sticker

Please contact Chris Newton or Tanya Hebert if you have questions

Chris Newton – chris.newton@cajunusa.com
Tanya Hebert – 225-754-1372 or Tanya.hebert@cajunusa.com

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Hazard Awareness Training

Cajun Supervisory Training

Cajun Industries, LLC is dedicated to providing employees the training needed to make our company a safe and productive workplace. Training is an essential part of Cajun's safety culture and employee development.

All employees at Cajun, from field craft persons to executive management, benefit from the Cajun Training Program. The comprehensive program begins at orientation and examines 23 topics ensuring new employees understand Cajun’s policies and procedures, any hazards he/she might be exposed to, and how to prevent those hazards prior to beginning work. Topics of discussion include safety, professional, competent person, and management. Cajun employees also receive appropriate site-specific orientation and training.

Cajun employees can view the training manual on the Cajun intranet under Forms/Library; Training; Training Manual 2016. Cajun employees can also discuss additional training with their supervisors or contact Chris Newton at chris.newton@cajunusa.com.

Technical & Community Colleges

Craft training at technical and community colleges in your area. Click the logo for more information.

Employee Craft Training Alumni Spotlight:

Name: Mike Tolbert

Company: Cajun Constructors, LLC (Builders Division)


Jobs sites worked on: Dow/Gulfstream Poly D Project - Plaquemine, Louisiana

What craft did you study? Instrumentation, Electrical, Safety

What position are you now in? Project Safety Supervisor

What are the benefits of craft training and NCCER certification? The benefits of the craft training I received were that I was able to apply what I learned in the classroom and hands on exercises to the field. This in turn gave me more confidence to be able to perform at a higher level.

The NCCER certification allows you to gain more notoriety from supervision and management for the fact that you applied yourself to accomplish a goal and achieved it!

What additional educational training have you received?

NCCER: CSST- Construction Site Safety Technician, CSSS- Construction Site Safety Supervisor, CSSM- Construction Site Safety Master Instructor, Specialty Craft Instructor, Core Curricula Instructor, CSST Instructor

OSHA 500 and 502- Trainer Course for Construction

National Association Of Safety Professionals- Electrical Safety Technician

CPR/FA Instructor- American Heart Association and Medic First Aid

Describe your craft training: The craft training for me was a great experience. Learning from an instructor as well as other students who are in the same field as you. That helped me gather more knowledge than I expected.

What advice would you give to those interested in craft training and NCCER Certification? Don’t sell yourself short on what you want to accomplish in your career. There are so many paths that the NCCER has to offer, take the time to make a plan, then stick to the plan, and go accomplish that plan.

If you have questions or desire more information about Craft, Cajun or NCCER Training please contact Cajun's Workforce Development Manager Chris Newton at chris.newton@cajunusa.com or call Tanya Hebert at 225-754-1372.

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