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High school students throughout northeast Indiana are developing the hands-on career skills to launch their careers--with little to no student debt and good wages. Training happens in workshops, labs, special classrooms, and on jobsites arranged by our training partners.

What's that training like? What will you learn? What can you expect? Go in depth with this presentation:


Motivation from Mike Rowe

"If you're a skilled tradesperson with an entrepreneurial spirit, a willingness to get dirty, a disposition to travel, and a burning curiosity to learn all that you can, I'm telling you... your opportunity to prosper has never been better."

TV host, author, speaker, and supporter of the skilled trades Mike Rowe shares motivational words for students interested in skilled careers amid the COVID-19 pandemic.


Check out what students in training have to say:

Construction Trades

Bricklayers, carpenters, plumbers, electricians, and other construction trade specialists earn a good living using both their hands and their brains. Plus, some employers will pay for tuition assistance while you hone your skills. Jobs are waiting for men and women who will literally be building our future.


Precision Machining

Students learn to operate computer-controlled milling machines, precision lathes and other modern equipment on their way to great-paying jobs.  Listen to Trevor and Jacob explain why this learning is their favorite part of the school day.


Welding

The demand for skilled welders can't be filled. Earn a basic skills certificate in high school and employers might come looking for you! Listen to why these two students are confident they're well on their way to great careers.


HVAC / Plumbing

Heating, cooling and commercial refrigeration requires specialized training.  Jobs are waiting for people willing to learn, and you'd be surprised at the pay and benefits offered and how soon your take-home pay will grow with experience.


Motivation from Mike Rowe

"If you're a skilled tradesperson with an entrepreneurial spirit, a willingness to get dirty, a disposition to travel, and a burning curiosity to learn all that you can, I'm telling you... your opportunity to prosper has never been better."

TV host, author, speaker, and supporter of the skilled trades Mike Rowe shares motivational words for students interested in skilled careers amid the COVID-19 pandemic.