Trade & Industrial Education
Nominations for the 2014-2015 CTE curriculum review committees will be accepted through August 25, 2014. School divisions may nominate a CTE teacher for each of the 37 committees. All nominees who wish to participate must complete the Web-based application using the CTE Application Processing System (CTEAPS). See Superintendent’s Memo 173-14.
Trade and Industrial Education covers a variety of specialized areas including automotive repair; building trades such as carpentry, drafting, plumbing and masonry; commercial photography and graphic imaging; public safety such as fire fighting and radio communication; cosmetology and sheet metal and welding.
WBL is a school-coordinated, coherent sequence of on-the-job experiences that are related to students’ career goals and/or interests, are based on instructional preparation and are performed in partnership with local businesses, industries or other organizations in the community. For more information on WBL methods of instruction, visit Work-Based Learning.
- Essential Competency List for Trade and Industrial Education (Virginia's CTE Resource Center)
- High School Based Firefighter I and II Education Program Guidelines (PDF)
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These courses are part of the Construction Pathway in the Architecture & Construction Career Cluster.
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These courses are part of the Emergency and Fire Management Services and Law Enforcement Services Pathways in the Law, Public Safety, Corrections & Security Career Cluster.
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These courses are part of the Transportation Operations Pathway in the Transportation, Distribution & Logistics Career Cluster.