Manufacturing & the Trades
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From robotics to engineering, the world of manufacturing is filled with in-demand professions focused on science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM). Prepare to enter this high-tech world straight out of high school.
Which pathway is offered?
Heavy Machine Operations Pre-Apprenticeship—This pathway prepares students for a career in equipment operations for industries like construction and machining. They'll begin with a general exploration of construction and move into the specifics of machinery. Knowing how to operate machinery that helps create essential structures is a sought-after skill.
What types of jobs can my student learn about and prepare for?*
Some of the jobs include:
- Facility maintenance manager
- Industrial equipment mechanic
- Automotive mechanic
- Power plant mechanic
- Mobile equipment maintenance manager
- Service technician
- Bicycle repairer
*Some of these jobs require additional education and certifications once a student graduates from high school.
What could my future look like in this career field?**
**Data is from Burning Glass Labor Insights and is updated frequently.