Skilled Trades

​Installing, maintaining, and repairing buildings, equipment, machinery and electronics

Potential Careers in Skilled Trades
  • Carpenter
  • Communication systems installer
  • Contractor
  • Drywall installer
  • Electrician
  • Industrial electrician
  • Industrial machinery mechanic
  • Maintenance technician
  • Instrument calibration
  • Instrument control technician
  • Major appliance repairer
  • Mason
  • Meter installer/repairer
  • Painter
  • Plumber
  • Pipefitter
  • Project manager
  • Roofer
  • Sheet metal worker
  • Field service technician
  • Fixture designer

High School Pathway Courses     (s) = semester     *Advance Now - Rock Valley College

Grade ​​Essential Pathway Courses
(select one each year)
​9
​10
​11
​12
Examples of Local Post-Secondary Degrees
Certifications​ (combination of classes and work experience​)

Assembly Line Welder Certificate
Electrician Apprenticeship Certificate
Sheet Metal Apprenticeship Certificate
Welding Certificate
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