Trade Skills Training

Paid trade skills training and pre-apprenticeship courses

Family Service and various partners, including Lone Star Construction Trades Training, the City of San Antonio, Restore Education, and Nxt Level, are partnering to bring various trade skills training workshops to Family Service Neighborhood Place.

The classes provide paid hands-on training for various trade skills, as well as help partner the students with apprenticeships and companies for potential full-time jobs after the completion of training. Earn money while you complete your free trade skill training and earn a job in the constructions trade.

How does it work?

For more information, please call 210-431-4425.

1. Counseling and Support

Family Service Financial Empowerment Center offers free financial counseling and support services throughout the trainings.

2. Workforce Readiness Training

Restore Education provides workforce readiness training such as aptitude test preparation courses, resume writing, academic support for math and reading, and soft skills classes such as communication. They also provide the stipend for training time.

3. Job Placement

Job placement with a company (once you take any required exams) with positions ranging from $12-$15/hour, 40 hours a week with benefits.


With each class, students learn basic skills to prepare them for their apprenticeship.

The paid training and apprenticeship provide hands-on training ensuring participants are prepared for a full-time position in that field.

We offer a wide range of classes including:

  • Electrical
  • Plumbing
  • Wood Restoration Certification
  • Sheet Metal
  • More industries coming soon

Upcoming Classes

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To register for the next class or learn more, please call us at 210-431-4425

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