Career Pathways

Skilled Trades

This path includes occupations that require hands-on work and specialty knowledge and training such as mold making, tooling, machining, and milling to support making, repairing and modifying custom-made, prototype or special tools, dies, jigs, fixtures and gauges using various metals, alloys and plastics which require precise dimensions.

Computer Aided Design CAD Software
Generators
Micrometers
Microsoft Outlook
CNC Machining
Milling machines
Calipers
Drill presses
Lathe machines
Quality Control Analysis
Operation and Control
Troubleshooting
Repairing
Electromechanical devices
Advanced materials

Speaking
Critical Thinking
Active Listening
Operation Monitoring
Coordination
Judgment and Decision Making
Time Management
Complex Problem Solving

Foundry workers
Welders and related machine operators
Millwrights and industrial mechanics
Machinists
Contractors and supervisors, machining, metal forming, shaping and erecting trades and related occupations
Machinists and machining and tooling inspectors
Tool and die
Industrial electricians
Mold Makers
PLC Programmer

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