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 Cajuns 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.

 


Military

Cajun Industries, LLC is a proud employer of our nation’s best. Click the logo for more information


Employee Craft Training Alumni Spotlight:

Name:  Jeff O’Neal

Company: Cajun IDC

Jobs sites worked on:  DOW, Battle Ground Water, Houston

What craft did you study?   Print Reading, Fundamentals of Crew Leadership, Estimating, Planning, and Scheduling and Project Supervision

What position are you now in?   Site Supervisor

What are the benefits of craft training and NCCER certification?   Training provides you heads up on what needs to be done from a national certification level. Certification provides you the understanding and importance of not only your craft but the “Why” things are done certain ways.

 

What additional educational training have you received?  Welding, Millwright and Machinist

 

Describe your craft training:  Each class taken was a challenge but more so an accomplishment. Instructors are field professionals, so they are knowledgeable and want you to succeed in your craft, your company and the industry. Every training course got me closer to the goals I have now met.

What advice would you give to those interested in craft training and NCCER Certification?  It builds not only the education for advancement but also the confidence to take on any job giving to you.  It’s an experience that you can take with you anywhere. There is a saying “you are either ripe on the vine growing, or you are withering and dying!”

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

 

To Learn More About Cajun Craft Assessment Click Link Below

Cajun Craft Assessment

 

For Internship Opportunities Click Link Below

Cajun Career Path