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Hands-On and Building Trades

Begin a career in under a year in one of these high-paying industries. Options include certificates and associate degrees, including 19 apprenticeship training areas.

Architectural Technology Area of Study

  • Architectural Technology - AAS

  • Architectural Technology - AAS-T

  • Architectural Technology - Certificate

Aviation Maintenance Technology Area of Study

  • Aviation Maintenance Technology - AAS

  • Aerospace Composite Technician - Certificate 

  • Airframe Maintenance - Certificate 

  • Powerplant Maintenance - Certificate

Automotive Area of Study

  • Collision and Refinishing Area of Study

    • Automotive Collision and Refinishing Technician - AAS

    • Automotive Collision Technician - Certificate

    • Automotive Refinishing Technician - Certificate

    • Sheet Metal Restoration and Fabrication - Certificate

  • Maintenance and Light Repair Area of Study

    • Automotive Maintenance and Light Repair - Certifcate​

  • Automotive Technology Area of Study

    • Automotive Technology - AAS

    • A1 Engine Repair - Certificate

    • A2 Auto Transmissions/Transaxles - Certificate

    • A3 Manual Drive Train & Axles - Certificate

    • A4 Suspension and Steering - Certificate

    • A5 Brakes - Certificate

    • A6 Electronics/Electrical Systems - Certificate

    • A7 Engine Heating and Air Conditioning - Certificate

    • A8 Engine Performance - Certificate

    • Automotive Technology - Certificate

    • Automotive Technology Short-Term - Certificate

  • Toyota T-TEN Area of Study

    • Toyota T-TEN - AAS

Diesel/Heavy Duty Equipment Area of Study

  • Diesel/Heavy Duty Equipment - AAS

Heating, Ventilation, Air-Conditioning and Refrigeration (HVAC) Area of Study

  • Heating, Ventilation, Air-Conditioning and Refrigeration - AAS

Hydraulic and Pneumatic Automation Area of Study

  • Hydraulic and Pneumatic Automation Technician - AAS

  • ​Hydraulic and Pneumatic Automation Technician - Certificate

Utility Construction (Avista) Area of Study

  • Utility Construction (Avista) - Certificate

Machinist/CNC Technology Area of Study

  • Machinist/CNC Technology - AAS

  • Machinist/CNC Technology - Certificate

Multi-Occupational Trades Area of Study

  • Multi-Occupational Trades - AAS

Truck Driver Training (CDL) Area of Study

  • Professional Truck Driving Training - Certificate

Welding and Fabrication Area of Study

  • Welding and Fabrication -  Certificate

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Metallica's All Within My Hands Scholarship

Metallica's All Within My Hands scholarship supports students interested in pursuing in-demand professional technical certificates and degrees. Find out if you qualify and how to apply.

Possible Careers

Auto mechanic
HVAC technician
Electrician
Commercial truck driver
Machinist
Welder
Arborist
Ironworker
Mason
Avista line construction technician
General Contractor