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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!

Resources

Pathway Sequence

Program Standards and Assessments

Aircraft Maintenance

Coming soon.

Automated Manufacturing

Criticality Survey

Program Standards

Statewide/District Results

Results by Standard

Automotive Collision Repair

Criticality Survey

Program Standards

Revised Program Standards—effective 2024/2025, pending board approval

Statewide/District Results

Results by Standard

Automotive Maintenance and Light Repair

Criticality Survey

Program Standards

Revised Program Standards—effective 2024/2025, pending board approval

Statewide/District Results

Results by Standard

Cabinetmaking and Bench Carpentry

Criticality Survey

Program Standards

Statewide/District Results

Results by Standard

Construction Trades

Criticality Survey

Program Standards

Statewide/District Results

Results by Standard

Electronics Technology

Criticality Survey

Program Standards

Statewide/District Results

Results by Standard

Electrical

Program Standards

Heavy Duty Truck and Equipment

Criticality Survey

Program Standards

Revised Program Standards—effective 2024/2025, pending board approval

Statewide/District Results

Results by Standard

HVAC

Program Standards

Industrial Maintenance Mechanics

Criticality Survey

Program Standards

Statewide/District Results

Results by Standard

Plumbing

Program Standards

Precision Machining

Criticality Survey

Program Standards

Statewide/District Results

Results by Standard

Powersports and Outdoor Power Equipment

Criticality Survey

Program Standards

Revised Program Standards—effective 2024/2025, pending board approval

Statewide/District Results

Results by Standard

Welding

Criticality Survey

Program Standards

Statewide/District Results

Results by Standard

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

Resources

Need More Information?

Chelsie Wilson

Chelsie Wilson
Program Quality Manager 
SkillsUSA State Director
208.429.5524

Nitosha Hart

Nitosha Hart
Administrative Support
208.429.5537

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