Skilled Trades Classes Coming to Wautoma

Skilled Trades Classes Coming to Wautoma

Pipe trades, Woodworking, Automation, Electricity

| By: Britten, Casey


Starting in the 2022-23 school year, students at Wautoma High School will have more options to learn valuable skilled trades through the FVTC Wautoma Regional Center.

Several new offerings are in the works, including courses in pipe trades, woodworking, automation and electricity. These classes will introduce students to these fields, and help fill a need for skilled workers in the area.  

Classes starting in Fall 2022:

Pipe Trades (3 credits): covers a variety of topics relating to the profession while working on hands-on projects. Students will also be able to visit actual construction locations and meet trades professionals on the job.

Layout and Sawing Operations (2 credits): explores basic layout and measurement practices. Students will gain exposure to woodworking machines while developing safe habits. This course is required for both the Residential Building Construction and Wood Manufacturing Technology degrees offered at FVTC.

Classes starting in Spring 2023:

Intro to Residential Wiring Methods (3 credits): Students will gain hands-on experience with the equipment as well as the National Electrical Codes.

Automation robotics course: Details still being finalized

The FVTC Wautoma Regional Center opened in Fall 2018 on the grounds of the Wautoma Area School District, further strengthening the close partnership between the two educators. Other offerings at the Wautoma Regional Center include welding, truck driving, industrial maintenance, nursing assistant, agriculture, business, adult education and personal enrichment.

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