Recognizing that many students may be interested in or require training in multiple trades, Kellogg Community College offers credentials for those students. While this targets students in multi-craft apprenticeship programs, anyone is able to pursue these credentials.
KCC offers the following Industrial Trades credential:
- Industrial Trades Certificate (25 credits)
- Associate in Applied Science: Skilled Trades (60 credits)
Industrial Trades Careers
Students with an education in Industrial Trades work in a variety of career fields. For more information about careers in specific Industrial Trades areas, visit the following KCC Industrial Trades web pages:
- Industrial Electricity and Electronics
- Industrial Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning and Refrigeration (HVAC-R)
- Industrial Machining Technology
- Industrial Pipefitting
- Industrial Technology
- Industrial Welding
- Renewable Energy
Projected Job Outlook & Salary Info
For the latest employment and wage estimates for Industrial Trades careers in Michigan, visit the Bureau of Labor Statistics website.
Course sequences vary in the Industrial trades program depending on each student’s goals and areas of study. In addition to the sequences of each individual program (found at the links above), contact our faculty to help outline a course sequence.
Transfer Guides are available to view opportunities for students looking to transfer their KCC credits to a four-year institution. Popular transfer destinations for KCC’s Industrial Trades students include Siena Heights University and Western Michigan University.
For additional advice on transfer opportunities, contact our academic advising department.