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Skilled Trades: Construction Apprenticeship Foundations

via LinkedIn Learning


Discover what a career in the trades can offer you. Learn about opportunities in the skilled trades, how apprenticeships work, and how to land a job in the trade of your choice.


  • How to start a new career in the trades
1. What Are the Skilled Trades?
  • The importance of skilled trades
  • Skilled trades: Education and technology
  • What is an apprenticeship?
  • Skilled trade career opportunities
2. What Does Each Trade Do?
  • What laborers do
  • What carpenters do
  • What electricians do
  • — Learning break —
  • What plumbers do
  • What sheet metals workers do
  • What masons do
3. Where Do I Start?
  • First steps: Doing your research
  • Applying to an apprenticeship program
  • What is a pre-apprenticeship?
  • Improving your chances
  • Where to go from here

Taught by

Bridget Quinn


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