Why take a Technology class?
•The skills learned will be beneficial for life
•An estimate of 1.5 million skilled job
vacancies by 2016 and 2.6 million by 2021
•Expect wages 6% above “non-skilled” jobs
•Wages can be as high as 6 figures after completing an apprenticeship
Skilled Trades vs. Trades person
A skilled trade is a particular trade or craft. Their work is almost exclusively hands-on, and they either produce a product or offer a service.
A trades person is a professional with a high degree with both practical and theoretical knowledge of his or her trade.