Trade & Industrial Education
Transportation Career Expo Opportunity – High school students can visit exhibitors, see interactive demonstrations and network with future employers in the transportation industry at the career expo on October 21, 2015 at the Hampton Roads Convention Center. For more information, see School Participant Registration.
Trade and Industrial Education covers a variety of specialized areas including robotic workcell technology; transportation, distribution, and logistics such as automotive technology, motorsports, and aviation; computer networking technology hardware operations; building trades; commercial photography and graphic imaging; radio and TV communications; criminal justice; and public safety including fire fighting.
The following courses were revised for implementation during the 2015-2016 school year. All curriculum frameworks are available through VERSO from the CTE Resource Center:
- Masonry I, II, III (8512, 8513, 8514)
- Auto Body Repair I, II, III (8679, 8680, 8681)
- Auto Body Technology (8676, 8677, 8678)
- Computer Maintenance (8621)
- Advertising Design I, II (8570, 8571)
- Entertainment Design and Technology (course code to be determined)
- Graphic Imaging Technology I, II, III (8660, 8661, 8662)
- Essential Competency List for Trade and Industrial Education (Virginia's CTE Resource Center)
- Administrative Planning Guide for Trade and Industrial Education
- Industry Credentialing
- Equipment Resource Guide – See Equipment for CTE Programs
- 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.
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Career and Technical Student Organization (CTSO)
A partnership of students, teachers, and industry working together to ensure Virginia and America have a skilled work force. For more information, visit the CTSO web page.
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.
- Virginia Association of Trade and Industrial Educators (VATIE)
- Association for Career and Technical Education (ACTE)
- Virginia Association for Career and Technical Education (VACTE)