Participants receive training in any of 15 trades.
Each participant must attend life skills class prior to graduation. This course is the core of the program as social skills are developed or corrected in this class.
Participants may elect to attend art therapy, business, or religious classes.
Auto Body Repair, 8,000 Hours
Workplace Readiness skills; Non-Structural Analysis and Damage Repair; Repair Outer Body Panels; Apply Metal Finishing and Body Filler; Repair Moveable Glass and Hardware; Practice Metal Welding and Cutting; Prepare for Career in Auto Body Repair
Carpenter, 8,000 Hours
Construct, erect, install and repair structures and fixtures; read blueprints, sketches or building plans; install flooring; use hand and power tools
Barbering, 2,000 Hours
Train and prepare students in the profession of barbering, provide students with information needed to pass the state exam; offer skills, safety, proper work habits; instruct on business skills; provide training necessary to obtain competency in job entry level position
Landscaping, 2,000 Hours
Analyze and design landscape project; construct the landscape site; landscape maintenance
HVAC, 6,000 Hours
Fundamentals; electric; systems; refrigeration; heating (oil, gas, boilers); hydraulics; heat pumps;
preparation to pass any of the following certification exams: EPA 608, EPA 609, EPA 410a, IAQ Tech
Green Energy, PM Tech,
ICE Certification, NATE Certification
Thermal Insulators, 6,000 Hours
Apply insulating material to exposed surfaces such air ducts, hot and cold pipes, and storage tanks and cold storage rooms; read blueprints; select correct material; measure and cut material
Equipment Operator, 6,000 Hours
Training to learn how to operate one or several types of power construction equipment; training on scrapers, compressors, pumps, shovels, tractors, front end loader to excavate, bucket truck, folklift/bobcat; maintain equipment; achieve certification for bucket truck, forklift/bobcat
Electrician, 8,000 Hours
Plan layout; repair wiring; install fixtures, apparatus and control equipment; plan new or modify existing projects; prepare diagrams showing location of wiring and equipment; measure, cut, bend, thread, assemble and install electrical conduit; pull wiring through conduit; connect power cables to equipment
Plumbing, 8,000 Hours
Assemble, install, and repair pipes, fittings, and fixtures for heating, water, and drainage systems according to specifications and plumbing codes; understand building plans and drawings; inspect structure to ascertain obstructions; bend pipes; assemble and install valves, pipe fittings and pipes