Call the Technical Academy

217-872-4051 - Attendance
217-872-4050 - Main number
217-876-0918 - Fax

School Hours

Morning: 8:15 a.m. to 10:15 a.m.
Afternoon: 12:20 p.m. to 2:20 p.m.

Industrial Trades I and II

Year One

Industrial Trades offers a promising career for the individual who has an interest in construction or manufacturing. This class requires the development of basic hands-on skills and an understanding of basic principles related to construction and manufacturing. Basic construction trade skills, such as wiring, plumbing, drafting, and carpentry will be introduced as well as basic manufacturing skills, such as foundry concepts, machining, and assembly. Industral safety, the interpretation of drawings, and problem solving techniques will be taught extensively within the first year.

Year Two

During the second year of this course, students will develop more advanced skills in manufacturing, construction, and problem solving. Basic leadership, planning and designing skills will be developed within the second year students.


Mr. Buckley

Course Location

Richland Community College campus

Areas of Study

  • Framing
  • Roofing
  • Siding
  • Plumbing
  • Electricity
  • Carpentry
  • Interior Trim
  • Painting
  • Insulation
  • Finishing

Dual Credit  

Not Available for 2020-2021 School Year