Program Overview

Two quarters, 41.5 credits
Are you interested in gaining the skills needed to work in building and construction? New construction projects start daily in the Seattle area. Start your construction career by earning a certificate from the Pre-Apprenticeship Construction Training (PACT) Program.

Our Program Includes:

  • Hand tool and power tool use
  • Industrial safety
  • Trades math
  • Forklift operation certification
  • Road Flagging certification
  • OSHA 10 certification
  • First Aid / CPR certification

PACT is a formally recognized apprenticeship preparation program by the Washington State Apprenticeship & Training Council.

Admission Policy

Students must meet the required Comprehensive Adult Student Assessment System (CASAS) scores. In addition, a high school diploma or GED® documentation is required.

Flagging and Forklift Certifications

Our flagging and forklift operation classes are part of our PACT program and may also be taken as stand alone classes.

Flagging Certification
Learn how to establish and maintain a safe traffic flow in a construction zone and understand both hazardous and safe behaviors involved in a variety of flagger situations. Students must take a final test to receive their Washington State flagging certification.

Forklift Operation and Certification
Study the functions and parts of a forklift, OSHA forklift regulations, safety habits in forklift operation, and the proper picking, placing and moving of a variety of loads. Both the written and drive tests must be taken and passed in order to receive the Washington State three-year forklift operator certification.

GE Data: Gainful Employment

Example: PACT Recognition Certificate