2018-2019 Catalog Winter Update

Industrial Trades

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Automotive Technology

Automotive Drivability Systems, AAS

Automotive Undercar Systems, AAS

Auto Hybrid & Adv Tech Vehicle, CERT

General Automotive Service, CERT

Auto Automatic Trans/Axle, COA

Auto Brake Systems, COA

Auto Electrical/Electronic Systems, COA

Auto Engine Performance, COA

Auto Engine Repair, COA

Auto Heat/Air Conditioning, COA

Auto Light Duty Diesel Engines, COA

Auto Manual Drive Train/Axles, COA

Auto Steering & Suspension, COA

Construction & Maintenance Trades

Electrical Technology, AAS

Electrical Construction, CERT

Electrical Control, CERT

Heating, Ventilation & Air Conditioning, CERT

Maintenance Mechanic – Industrial, AAS

Maintenance Mechanic – Facility, CERT

Maintenance Mechanic – Industrial, CERT

Engineering/Design/Manufacturing Technology

Computer Aided Design, AAS

Engineering Technology, AAS

Machine Tool Automation, AAS

Machine Tool Technology, AAS

CAD-CAM, CERT

CAD Specialist, CERT

Machinist, CERT

AutoCAD, COA

CNC Operator, COA

Inventor, COA

Machine Tool Operator, COA

ProEngineer, COA

SolidWorks, COA

Welding Technologies

Welding Technologies, CERT

Welding CC Processes, COA 

Welding CV Processes, COA

Occupational Technical Studies

Occupational Technical Studies, AAS

Industrial Trades Academies

Cell Tower Technician

CNC Operator

Mechatronic Technician

Wind Turbine Technician

Careers in this pathway are related to technologies necessary to design, develop, install, and maintain physical systems such as buildings, structures, machines and equipment. These include engineering, manufacturing, construction and related technologies.

If you’re mechanically inclined and practical, this field may interest you. If you’d enjoy painting a house, repairing a car or wiring electrical circuits, consider this career pathway.

Salary Range (Kalamazoo/Portage)

Automotive Service Technician

$19,360 - $30,050

HVAC Mechanics & Installers

$29,530 - $72,820

Industrial Machinery Mechanic

$29,370 - $78,500

Job Outlook

Manufacturing employers are desperate for skilled workers. Unlike many other entry-level employment opportunities, manufacturing employers continue to offer on-the-job training, apprenticeships, and payment for continued education and career advancement. There are many stable, long-term employment opportunities in the industrial trades field.

Salary information comes from CareerOneStop.org, sponsored by the U.S. Department of Labor, Employment and Training Administration.