Black Hawk College trade and technical grads learn to create, repair, install and troubleshoot – all skills that make them highly attractive to local industry recruiters.
These programs cover a wide range of training in technical and trade related fields and vary in time and duration. Students interested in a technical career can tailor their course selection in many areas, including basic science, mathematics, and applied disciplines. It is important that students be motivated to enter these areas and be willing to spend extra hours in study and laboratory work. Both day and evening classes are available in most courses, and both full and part-time students may enroll.
Opportunities for employment are excellent in these areas. Graduates in technology based programs are highly sought by industrial recruiters. Salaries are good to excellent, but depend on training, availability, industrial experience, and motivation of the job applicant.
There are many trade and technical courses which will articulate (transfer) from high school to college credit. See an advisor for more information.