Do you have an aptitude for mechanical or electrical systems, or do you enjoy building things with your hands? Skilled trades, like power-line maintenance and heating and air conditioning repair (HVAC), are in high demand, because a large percentage of the current workforce is retiring. This means employers are looking for qualified workers who have the skilled training they need.
Skilled trades cut across all industries, and these jobs are in demand. Our skilled trades certifications train you for jobs in HVAC, power-line repair, commercial and residential carpentry, backflow prevention, pipefitting, and building maintenance.
Credentials: Power Line Worker, Commercial Driver’s License, Energy Industry Fundamentals
Current Position: Apprentice Lineman
Credentials: Core Introductory Craft Skills
Current Position: Wirer for Control Panels
Virginia’s Community Colleges offer different training programs on each campus to respond to the needs of local employers. Your FastForward coach can tell you more about training programs and schedules at your local community college.