Programs in Skilled Trades Schools

Skilled Trades Schools

Train for an Electrical, HVAC or Welding Job at FORTIS.

Whether you prefer Electrical, HVAC or Welding, one of the great aspects of seeking an education in the skilled trades is that there are plenty of paths to choose from!  From fields in Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning & Refrigeration, to Welding, Electronics and more, FORTIS skilled trades schools will help you get the education, training and hands-on skills that you need to create a career path that is exactly what you are looking for. 

Skilled trades professionals are essential workers, and our modern society depends upon these well-trained and knowledgeable skilled workers.  Many of today’s exciting job opportunities have now shifted into trades - where working with your hands and discovering practical solutions, is far more exciting than sitting behind a desk all day.  In our skilled trade programs, you will learn the knowledge and hands-on skills that will allow you to make a difference doing something you love to do.  Our comprehensive skilled trades program curriculum combines traditional classroom instruction with situational and practical learning experiences to prepare students for an entry-level position. 

If you want a career where you can work with your hands and you enjoy discovering practical solutions then consider becoming a Welder or Welding Technician where you can specialize in welding, cutting, soldering or brazing. Our experienced faculty are dedicated to sharing their knowledge of the skilled trades with students.  At FORTIS trade schools, students just like you learn the activities related to the design, production, performance and maintenance of welded products.  Get a foundation in industrial welding techniques, craft skills, welding mathematics and career development.

If your preference is more electrical, then the Electrical Trades program at FORTIS is one for you. Our Skilled Trades electrical programs deliver an education to prepare students for an entry-level position as a residential, commercial or industrial electrical technician.  Learn basic wiring, cabling, circuits and grounding.  Develop good troubleshooting techniques and the skills to read complex electrical schematic drawings – talents which employers desire in prospective employees.

Choose a Career Path in the Skilled Trades 

Once you have embarked on your career education in the skilled trades, you will see even more opportunities… Trained Skilled Trades professionals work in the private or public sector in a variety of industries including construction, manufacturing, transportation, aerospace, research and development, commercial and residential building management, just to name a few. 

  • Electrical Trades
    Many of today’s exciting job opportunities have now shifted into electrical trades - where working with your hands and discovering practical solutions, is far more exciting than sitting behind a desk all day. Learn to make a difference doing something you love to do.
  • Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Trades
    As today’s heating, ventilation, air conditioning, and refrigeration systems become more complex, trained HVAC technicians are critical to maintaining healthy, comfortable environments in residential, commercial, and industrial buildings.
  • Welding
    Welding is the art and science of joining metal and this skill is required in a wide variety of industries. Nationally, welding job prospects should be good for welders trained in the latest technologies, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics.
  • Electrical Systems Technician
    Many of today’s exciting job opportunities have now shifted into electrical systems and technologies - where working with your hands and discovering practical solutions, is far more exciting than sitting behind a desk all day. Learn to make a difference doing something you love to do.
  • Facilities Maintenance
    As a student of the facilities maintenance program you will experience a combination of classroom instruction and hands-on learning experiences that will introduce you to the many facets of working in the facilities maintenance field. This will include topics such as troubleshooting and repair, heating, ventilation, air-conditioning and refrigeration, grounds keeping, carpentry and masonry, electrical, and other day-to-day maintenance and operational tasks typically found in the field.

Choose a Career Path in the Skilled Trades