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We are Career Expansion Inc.

Who We Are

Career Expansion, Inc. is a workforce development organization that designs and delivers career driven programs that prepare individuals for employment in high demand occupations. These programs are created in collaboration with community colleges and industry leaders. There is no cost to the job seeker or the employer as all programs are funded through local, state, and federal grant funds.

What We Do

These Career Expansion programs provide career pathways to job seeking individuals, as well as the value of a screened, prequalified and trained workforce to the employer at no cost or obligation. Career Expansion handles all aspects of the process: recruiting, training, job placement, and recordkeeping of the participants.

Upcoming Project

A Skanska- led joint venture has been awarded a $1.64 billion contract by the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority to extend the Los Angeles Metro Purple Line. This project alone is set to last over 10 years, and will lead to labor needs of over 7,000 people.

Our Programs

The programs offered through Career Expansion are geared towards individuals seeking job opportunities within the construction and refinery industry. These programs provide individuals with oral and hands-on instruction over the course of four to five weeks. right

Construction:

  • Construction Core Competencies
  • Advanced Core Competencies

Refinery:

  • LiUNA Local 1309 Safety Attendant I - 54 hrs
  • LiUNA Local 1309 Safety Attendant II - 105 hrs
  • LiUNA Local 1309 Adv. Safety Attendant - 240 hrs

Construction

Construction Core Competencies:

  • OSHA 10 - HR Construction
  • Hand & Power Tool Safety
  • Scaffolding Safety Standards
  • Concrete & Concrete Forming
  • NFPA 70E
  • Framing
  • Global Harmonization Systems (GHS)
  • CPR/First Aid/AED
  • Soft Skills
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Advanced Core Competencies:

  • Industry/Union/Trade Orientation
  • OSHA 30 HR
  • NFPA 70e
  • Global Harmonization Systems
  • CPR/First Aid/AED
  • Power Tools
  • Framing
  • Concrete Forming
  • Heat Illness Prevention
  • Electrical
  • Welding
  • Scaffolding
  • HAZWOPER 40 HR
  • Management Leadership & Supervision Training
  • Electronic Tablet (materials)
  • PPE
  • Storm Water Management
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Refinery

LiUNA Local 1309 Safety Attendant Program Level I

  • Industry/Union/Trade Orientation
  • Drug/Alcohol Screen & Background Check
  • OSHA 10 HR
  • RSO
  • 3 Day Safety Attendant Course
  • Global Harmonization Systems
  • CPR/First Aid/AED
  • Site Specific Training
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LiUNA Local 1309 Safety Attendant Program Level II

  • Industry/Union/Trade Orientation
  • Drug/Alcohol Screen & Background Check
  • OSHA 10 HR
  • RSO
  • 3 Day Safety Attendant Course
  • Global Harmonization Systems
  • CPR/First Aid/AED
  • Site Specific Training
  • Heat Illness Prevention
  • 3 Day Boot camp
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LiUNA Local 1309 Advanced Safety Attendant Program

  • OSHA 30 HR Construction
  • Refinery Safety Orientation
  • 3- Day Safety Attendant Training
  • HAZWOPER 40 HR
  • Leadership/Supervision/Management
  • CPR/First Aid/AED
  • Site Specific Training
  • Local 1309 Boot Camp
  • OSHA 7405- Fall Protection Awareness
  • Health Hazard Awareness
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Address
1139 Dominguez Street., Unit B
Carson, CA 90746 USA
(424) 210-2586
Hours
Mon 7:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Tue 7:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Wed 7:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Thu 7:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Fri 7:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Sat Closed
Sun Closed

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Upcoming Courses

Career Expansion’s Core Competencies Construction Program is currently running through Coastline Community College and is being conducted monthly.

The Core Competencies Construction Program is 105 hours and takes place over 4 weeks. This program prepares individuals for a career in the construction industry. The program curriculum was designed in collaboration with global construction company Skanska to assist with their labor needs in the Californian market.

Students earn five Department of Labor authorized OSHA certifications through the OSHA Training Center at Chabot Las Positas Community College District (CLPCCD):

  • OSHA 30 HR Construction
  • OSHA 7405 Fall Hazard Awareness
  • OSHA 7115 Lockout/Tagout
  • OSHA 7300 Permit Required Confined Space
  • OSHA 7410 Excavation/Trenching/Shoring

These students also learn essential craft skill training in: scaffold safety, concrete and forming, hoisting and rigging, and power tools.