Irwin Tools has declared Friday, September 15, 2017, National Tradesmen Day. It’s a day when we can all thank the men and women who work in skilled trades in roles such as electrical technicians, HVAC systems technicians, plumbers, welders, drywall installers, framers, mechanics, masons, carpenters, and auto mechanics.
National Tradesmen Day 2017
National Tradesmen Day was established to raise awareness and give thanks to the various invaluable skilled trades’ fields as well as those who work in the skilled trades. It’s a day set aside to recognize the people help power our homes and businesses, ensure our heating and cooling systems work properly, help keep the water flowing, our cars moving and much more.
Two types of Skilled Trade careers are HVAC Systems Technicians and Electrical Technicians. Below we give a bit of information about each.
HVAC Systems Technicians
HVAC stands for heating, ventilation and air conditioning. The tasks and duties that HVAC Systems Technicians perform may include maintenance, inspection, troubleshooting, repair and/or replacement of HVAC equipment. HVAC jobs may be found in residential, commercial, construction, and industrial settings.
There are a variety of jobs available to electrical technicians. These can include industrial, residential, construction, commercial, municipal, or utility settings. Common job duties may include installing, troubleshooting, repairing, replacing, and maintaining a variety of electrical wiring, fixtures, and system equipment. Positions in this field may be found with independent electrical contractors, engineering firms, home builders, physical plant maintenance crews, and other organizations with independently-maintained electrical systems.
Think a Career In the Skilled Trades May Be Right For You?
Do you like working with your hands, have a knack for fixing things, or are a good problem solver? If you answered YES to any of these questions, a career in the skilled trades may be right for you, and Dorsey Schools offers training programs to help you get on your way. The skilled trades training programs at Dorsey Schools balance classroom instruction with hands-on experience in the labs on campus to give students a balanced approach to learning the skills they need to enter their respective trade. The Electrical Technician program is designed to be completed in just one year and the HVAC Systems Technician program can be completed in less than a year. So you can be on your way to beginning your new career, fast!
In as little as one year, you could be on your way towards working in the Skilled Trades as an Electrical Technician or HVAC Systems Technician. To learn more, you can contact us, or call 888-422-1188
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Reviewed and edited 12/6/17