Classes in trades & industry focus on manufacturing, corrections and security, A/V technology, 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.
Corrections and security: Planning, managing, and providing public safety, protective services and homeland security, including professional and technical support services.
A/V technology: set up and operation of audio video equipment.
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 & 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 • Safety Engineer • Safety Team Leader • Barbers • Cosmetologists, Hairdressers, & Hairstylists • Nail Technicians, Manicurists & Pedicurists • Skin Care Specialists/Estheticians • Embalmers • Spa Attendants • Personal Trainers • Massage Therapists • Warden • Jail Administrator • Public Information Officer • Firefighter • Forest Fire Inspector & Investigator • Hazardous Materials Responder • Emergency Dispatchers for Police, Fire and Ambulance • Rescue Workers • Paramedic (Licensed) • Security Director • Computer Forensics Specialist • Security Systems Technician (Install/maintain) • Security Clerk • Computer Forensics Examiner • Information Technology Security • Life Guard, Ski Patrol • Animal Control Officer • Police, Fire & Ambulance Dispatchers • Police & Patrol Officers • Private Detectives & Investigators • Sheriffs & Deputy Sheriffs • Park Ranger • Federal Marshall • Border Patrol Agent • Customs and Border Protection Officer • Deportation Officer • Video Systems Technicians • Video Graphics, Special Effects, and Animation • Audio-Video Designers and Engineers • Industrial Electricians • Electrical and Electronic Installers and Repairers (Transportation Equipment) • Aircraft Engine Specialists • Automotive Body and Related Repairers • Diesel Engine Specialists • Motorcycle Mechanics • Urban and Regional Planners • Government Service Executives • Air Traffic Controllers • Aviation Inspectors • Traffic Engineers • Motor Vehicle Inspectors • Railroad Inspectors • Public Transportation Inspectors • Architect • Civil Engineer (structural, geotechnical, transportation, etc.) • Computer Aided Drafter (CAD) • Drafter • Electrical Engineer (electronics, security, telecommunications) • Interior Designer • Landscape Designer • Building Surveying and Mapping Technician • Carpenter • Concrete Finisher • Drywall Installer • Electrician • Hazardous Materials Remover • Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Mechanic • Heavy Equipment Operator • Iron/Metalworker (structural and reinforcing) • Landscaper/Groundskeeper • Mason • Millwright • Pipelayer • Plumber • R Sheet Metal Worker