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!
Bookbinder • Calibration Technician • Electrical Installer and Repairer • Electromechanical Equipment Assembler • Machine Operator • Painter • Sheet Metal Worker • Tool and Die Maker • Welder • Design Engineer • Industrial Engineer • Power Generating and Reactor Plant Operator • Boilermaker • Communication System Installer/Repairer • Computer Installer/Repairer • Electrical Equipment Installer/Repairer • Facility Electrician • Industrial Facilities Manager • Industrial Maintenance Mechanic • Major Appliance Repairer • Calibration Technician • Inspector • Lab Technician • Dispatcher • Freight, Stock, and Material Mover • Industrial Truck and Tractor Operator • Logistical Engineer • Material Handler • Material Mover • Process Improvement Technician • Quality Control Technician • Environmental Engineer • Health and Safety Representative • Safety Coordinator • Industrial Electricians • Electrical and Electronic Installers and Repairers (Transportation Equipment) • Aircraft Engine Specialists • Automotive Body and Related Repairers • Diesel Engine Specialists • Motorcycle Mechanics • Air Traffic Controllers • Aviation Inspectors • Traffic Engineers • Motor Vehicle Inspectors • Railroad Inspectors • Public Transportation Inspectors • Computer Aided Drafter (CAD) • Carpenter • Concrete Finisher • Drywall Installer • Electrician • Hazardous Materials Remover • Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Mechanic • Heavy Equipment Operator • Iron/Metalworker (structural and reinforcing) • Mason • Millwright • Pipelayer • Plumber • Sheet Metal Worker