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:
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No problem! Our pathways let you earn a diploma and a degree at the same time. The Transitional Studies program can tell you how.
If you are excited to learn, want to study with classmates who share your enthusiasm, and seek an opportunity to work with faculty mentors to explore your unique intellectual interests, our Honors Program is for you.
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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.