Event will include a panel discussion on women in the
PITTSBURGH-Students and community
members are invited to find out how they can receive training at
the Community College of Allegheny County in two years or less
toward high-paying and highly rewarding careers. CCAC's West Hills
Center will host a Skilled Trades & Services Fair on Tuesday,
November 21, from 9:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. This is CCAC's
10th annual trades fair, which typically draws 400
to 600 high school students from 50 area high schools.
Participants can engage in hands-on
student contests and view live trade demonstrations throughout the
day. Center tours for groups of five or more will run from 9:00
a.m. through 11:00 a.m. Featured trades include automotive
technology, carpentry, heavy equipment operation, HVAC, iron
working, plumbing, mechatronics, sheet metal working, electrical
construction, welding, truck driving (commercial driver's license
training) and film technician. The event will also include a panel
discussion by women who work in skilled trades professions to help
young women discover opportunities in the trades.
CCAC offers more than 25 degree and
certificate programs in the skilled trades, all of which can be
completed in two years or less at CCAC's state-of-the-art
facilities. These programs offer students the opportunity to earn
certificates in a short period of time so that they are able to
begin working in the field while they continue at CCAC to fulfill
the requirements for the degree programs.
To register, RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org.
For additional information, contact Rhena McCaskill at email@example.com or
CCAC West Hills Center is located at
1000 McKee Road, Oakdale, PA 15071