CTE

Career & Technical Education

Student Career Paths in Trade and Technical Education

The major career areas of Trade and Technical Education are construction, transportation, manufacturing, visual arts and communication, human and public service, and information technology. Students who gain the knowledge and skills in the trade and technical career areas are prepared to be successful through the development of career preparation, employability, and leadership skills. Here is a sample of careers in trade and technical education available to students:

Construction:

Carpentry
Electrician
Plumbing
Welding
Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning
Architectural Drafting and Design

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Transportation:

Automotive Technician
Auto Body Technician
Heavy Equipment Operations and Repair
Outdoor Power Equipment
Aviation Operations and Repair

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Human and Public Service:

Cosmetology
Esthetics
Natural Hair Styling
Nail Specialty
Barbering
Security and Law Enforcement
Fire Science

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Communication and Visual Arts:

Graphic Arts and Design
Photography
Broadcasting
Video Production
Commercial Art
Advertising Design
Web Design

Manufacturing:

Precision Machine Technology
CNC Machining
Manufacturing Technology
Machine Trades

Information Technology:

Computer Repair
Electronic Technician
Network Technician
Robotics Technology

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Last Updated: January 17, 2014