Get specialized, hands-on training using the latest technologies that meet industry standards, in courses that have been developed with input from local employers in our Skilled Trades programs.
By earning a degree or certificate in the area of Skilled Trades you'll be on your way to any of the following career opportunities listed below:
- Advanced Manufacturing
- Automotive Technology
- CNC Machining & Programming
- Composites Recycling
- Construction Technology
- Welding Technology
No high school diploma?
No problem! Our pathways let you earn a diploma and a degree at the same time.
Skilled Trades Learning Outcomes
- Demonstrate reading comprehension through written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents
- Communicate in writing and speak effectively
- Manipulate numbers and use trade specific measurements systems to solve problems
- Select and reject information within the context of a specific information need
- Use basic computer applications
- Determine the kind of tools and equipment needed to do a job
- Identify and troubleshoot problems
- Conduct tests and inspections of products, services, or processes to evaluate quality or performance
- Demonstrate the ability to recognize when something is wrong or is likely to go wrong
- Interpret and understand manuals, drawings, specifications, and procedures
Personal & Interpersonal
- Demonstrate workplace specific skills, teamwork and customer service
- Recognize, set up, and operate hand, power, and pneumatic tools and equipment common to the trade
- Operate and apply workplace safety guidelines and safety equipment and use safe work habits.
- Layout and align parts or work pieces to ensure proper assembly
- Demonstrate the ability to keep your hand and arm steady while moving your arm or while holding your arm and hand in one position.