Why not consider the skilled trades?

Whether you are a student or career changer, there are many amazing careers in the trades! Some which offers salaries of over $100,000 or more. So, dive in and explore all you need to know about the trades!

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College is not for everyone.
It is also not the only path to success.

Our mission at Blue Collar Brain is to inspire the next generation – and their parents – to consider a skilled trade career, and to help schools and employers fill their pipelines.

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Not Sure Where To Start?

If you are curious about the trades and are not sure where to start, these articles are the best place to begin!

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