GCA Trades Academy presents 41 level completion certificates

John Cepeda, far right, receives a Core Curriculum level completion certificate during the GCA Trades Academy’s certificate prevention. Presenting the certificates were, left to right, Elizabeth Aguero, GCA Trades Academy program administrator, Bert Johnston, GCA Trades Academy education director, Phyllis Topasna, Department of Labor, and James Martinez, Guam Contractors Association president. (Photo courtesy GCA Trades Academy).

The GCA Trades Academy presented 41 level completion certificates to students at its Tiyan Training Facility on Wednesday, November 3.

The students receiving the certificates completed courses in construction site safety, basic rigging, safety technology, Core curriculum, electronic systems technician, heavy equipment operation, HVAC, and construction craft laborer.

The GCA Trades Academy was established to provide a nationally recognized industry skills training center (credentialed by NCCER), support U.S. Department of Labor recognized apprenticeship training programs, and to support the skilled labor needs of construction contractors and related industries doing business on Guam.

Instructors are local construction professionals trained to teach the NCCER program.