Skilled Trades

Skilled Trades Careers

Construction, Manufacturing, Installation, Repair

Are you good at:

  • Hands-on learning
  • Paying attention to details
  • Reading blueprints and schematics
  • Learning and understanding city codes
  • Troubleshooting and solving problems
  • Working independently or with a team

Then, Skilled Trades may be the perfect career for you.

  • 100K+ Jobs in DFW for skilled trades
  • $70,000 /year for an HVAC tech
  • Certification required
  • 100K+ Jobs in DFW for skilled trades
  • $70,000 /year for an HVAC tech
  • Certification required

Career Choices in Skilled Trades

Attending DCCCD
HVAC—You’re Hired
Welding Bruce Parramore

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High-Demand Skilled Trades Programs

DCCCD

Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Technology

Keep Texas cool. Heating and air-conditioning systems technicians are always in demand in Texas.

Advanced Manufacturing/Mechatronics Technology

Get hands-on training and build your skill set in our Advanced Manufacturing/Mechatronics Technology program.

Auto Body Technology

Learn how to repair, rebuild and refinish cars damaged in collisions, whether it's for work or hobby.

Automotive Technology

Jump start your automotive career. Get specialized in engine repair and transmission service.

Computer Aided Design and Drafting (CADD)

Learn to prepare technical drawings used to build everything from manufactured products to buildings and pipelines.

Construction/Building Inspector

Make sure all building codes and ordinances, zoning regulations and contract specifications are followed.

Construction Management

Plan and manage where we live, work and thrive from home building and remodeling to office buildings, roads, bridges, airports, and more.

Construction Technology

Join a hands-on construction program with both residential and commercial specializations.

Electrical Technology (Construction)

Get trained to be an apprentice electrician, prepare for licensing exams or upgrade your current skills.

Engine Technology

Go right to work or start your next engine project whether boats, motorcycles and even lawnmowers.

Logistics Technology

Make sure that products are transported efficiently and as quickly as possible with a specialty in logistics.

Welding Technology

Make metal your life with a high-demand job whether on a pipeline, on a car or with big machinery.

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