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Skilled Trades & Transportation

Explore areas such as construction and manufacturing, HVACR, truck driving and welding.

The skilled trades and transportation pathway at Wor-Wic Community College has many options for students interested in entering or advancing their careers in construction, electricity, HVACR (heating, ventilation, air conditioning and refrigeration), manufacturing, truck driving, welding or a variety of other areas.

There are both short-term opportunities to begin work quickly, by taking one course, and long-term certificate options which take more than one semester to complete. The primary focus of the programs in the pathway is career training, where students will learn both in the classroom and hands-on.

Explore the pathway options below. Want more information? Complete a request for information and our outreach coordinator will be in touch.

Morgan Lurz
“The hands-on learning in the classroom was good, and the instructors were great. With this career, you’re always learning.”
Morgan Lurz, Journeyman Electrician

Careers and Salary

Skilled trades workers and truck drivers are in great demand today, with the demand forecasted to remain high for the next 10 years or more.  

TitleMedian hourly earnings in our region per hour
HVAC Installer/Technician$23.49
Truck Driver$22.29
Wastewater Treatment System Operator$21.96

To explore employment in our region and salaries, go to Career Coach.

Paying for Your Education

Financial assistance is available for your skilled trades and transportation pathway. You can review what the college has to offer on the Pay for College section of this site.

Getting Involved

Students in this pathway have many opportunities to be involved in campus life outside of their academic work, with several clubs and organizations to participate in, as well as student government and other student activities. For more information, see our Student Activities page. 

Skilled Trades & Transportation Education Opportunities:

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