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Trades and Industry

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What is Trades and Industry?

Classes in trades and industry focus on manufacturing, transportation, and construction.

  • Manufacturing: planning, managing, and performing the processing of materials into intermediate or final products and related professional and technical support activities such as production planning and control, maintenance and manufacturing/process engineering.
  • Transportation: Planning, management, and movement of people, materials, and goods by road, pipeline, air, rail and water and related professional and technical support services such as transportation infrastructure planning and management, logistics services, mobile equipment and facility maintenance.
  • Construction: designing, planning, managing, building and maintaining the built environment.

Careers in Trades
and Industry

The career possibilities are truly endless. If these careers inspire you please talk with your guidance counselor about CTE, or contact the technical college nearest you!


From welders to electricians to diesel technicians Trades and Industry students are in demand.


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