Technical Trades

Do you love working with power tools? Want a career that makes you use your hands and your mind? Whether you want to install electrical equipment or solve car troubles, we have the technical training and job placement assistance to get you started.

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Career training for a job in the automotive repair industry

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Automotive Specialist

In this hands-on program, you’ll get the skills you need for an entry-level job in the rapidly growing field of automotive repair. You’ll learn automotive theory, OSHA safety standards, customer service and auto-related math. After learning how to troubleshoot carburetor systems, emission control systems, and brake systems, you’ll be assigned hands-on projects to do the necessary repairs.
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Career training for a job in the Electrician field

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Electrician

In this hands-on program, you’ll learn residential and general electrical skills, wiring and installation. Just like in a real job, you’ll connect wires to circuit breakers and to test electrical systems using power tools and other digital equipment. In addition to learning the skills you need, by the time you complete the program you will have the opportunity to qualify for the Electrician in Training (ET) card.
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Career training for a job in the HVAC field

HVAC Specialist

In this hands-on HVAC job training program, you’ll get the skills you need for a job installing or servicing air conditioning, ventilation, or heating units. You’ll learn safety, hand tools, basic electricity, equipment, and plumbing related to HVAC maintenance and repair.
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Career training for a job in the HVAC field

HVAC Technician & Green Technology

In this hands-on HVAC & Green Technology job training program, you’ll get the skills you need for a job installing or servicing air conditioning, ventilation, or heating units. Learn safety, hand tools, basic electricity, equipment, and plumbing related to HVAC maintenance and repair.
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Career training for a job in construction with green building skills

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Green Building Construction Skills

In this 8-9 month construction career training program, you’ll learn green building skills from the ground up. You’ll start with information about the use of recycled, low-impact and new efficient products, from the building of a foundation to HVAC, plumbing and electrical systems, and the installation of solar panels.
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Career training for a job as a machinist

Machinist Technology/CNC

In this hands-on job training program for machinists, you’ll get the skills and training you need for a job as a machinist, milling machine or lathe operator. Learn how to read blueprints, operate saws, grinders, lathes and precision measuring instruments.
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Career training for a job as a welder

Welding Fabrication

In this hands-on welding job training program, you’ll get the skills and training you need for a job as a welder. Practice shop safety, shop math, shop English, and blueprint interpretation. Learn essential welding theories such as SMAW process, GTAW process, GMAW process, FCAW process, as well as the Oxy-Fuel process.
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