Our state of the art, comprehensive “WINNING EDGE WORK ESSENTIAL & LIFE SKILLS TRAINING” is the solution and crucial foundation for employers seeking to build an effective, more productive and efficient workforce.

Our comprehensive model supports employers through the recruiting and hiring processes. The platform we have created integrates new and existing programs to include the crucial foundation of intensive Cognitive Behavior Training (CBT).

Our certified CBT Coaches are trained to teach invaluable work essential skills that support our apprentices to make good decisions, develop excellent work etiquette and learn to become valued employees.

Our goal is to provide apprentices with the tools and skillset to effectively handle all types of work related issues in a positive way, setting them apart from other workers.

Our apprentices must complete our intensive and life changing 3 week / 75 hour Winning Edge Work Skills Training “Our Secret Sauce” before they can be placed with an employer partner for their OTJT (On The Job Training). We cover many aspects of life in the workplace to include: Effective Communication, Using Initiative, Customer Service, Professionalism, Resumes, Elevator Speeches, Mock Interviews, Getting Along with Others at Work, Setting Yourself Apart as a Leader and so much more…

Our team of coaches include: Skilled tradesmen and professionals in each program we offer as well as experienced CBT coaches. Our coaches support our apprentices and employer partners during the on the job training to ensure that all participants gain skills, develop experience in their trade, complete certification requirements and become a productive part of their employer’s team.


Since launching our programs in both the building / construction and manufacturing industries our success has been tremendous. Our placement and retention rate is around 90% which is unmatched in any industry. Our employer partners are so pleased with our programs / results that they continue to utilize us for their apprenticeship / staffing needs and even ask us to train and certify their existing employees, integrating our Winning Edge Work Skills.


Excellence is our goal so we continuously add to our programs and improve where we can to make a significant impact for all involved.

“One Apprentice at a Time”



Essential Skills Employers Seek: The Basics

  • Attendance: No Tolerance: Tardiness, Early Leaving
  • Cell Phone: Not During Work
  • Personal Hygiene
  • Communication
  • Effective Listening
  • Focus
  • Honesty
  • Understanding & Following Company Policy
  • Following Directions
  • Respect for Supervisors and Company Policy
  • Being Prepared: Uniforms, PPE, Tools etc
  • Positivity

Drama Free Work Zone

  • Leaving Problems at Home
  • Conflict Resolution at Work
  • Problem Solving Strategies
  • Listening for Understanding
  • Following Directions
  • No Excuses
  • Plan B, C and D for Childcare, Transportation…

Learning New Assignments

  • Focus
  • Questions
  • Note Taking
  • Checking for Understanding
  • Evaluation Processes

Proper Work Etiquette

  • Get Along with Co-Workers and Supervisors
  • Self Control: Voice, Comments, Actions
  • Proper Attire
  • Refrain From Gossip
  • Stay Focused on Assigned Tasks
  • Give 100%: Perform Duties Accurately and Well

7 Habits of Highly Effective People Related To Work Ethics

  • Proactive Approach
  • Taking Responsibility
  • Goal Setting
  • Problem Solving
  • Communication
  • Think Win Win
  • Synergy In The Workplace

Leadership Work Essentials

  • Initiative
  • Effective Communication
  • Safety Awareness and Execution
  • Dependability
  • Reliability
  • Team Building
  • Constructive Criticism
  • Objectivity
  • Record Keeping
  • Flexibility and Handling Change

Irreplaceable Employee

  • Attitude: Whatever vs.Whatever it Takes
  • Communication: Clear, Timely, Effective
  • Customer Service
  • Keep It Professional
  • Time Management
  • Solutions Focused
  • Out of The Box Thinking
  • Sharpen The Saw
  • Breaking Through Barriers

Customer Service

  • Effective Problem Solving
  • Handling Complaints and Criticism
  • Out of the Box Solutions
  • Maintaining Composure
  • Representing your Workplace