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Technical Trades and Manufacturing Division

Pre-Apprentice Skilled Trades Certificate Options

Each of the Pre-Apprentice certificate options deliver core skill sets to students to enter into an apprenticeship or take an entry level apprenticeship test. Demonstrates to potential employers that student has knowledge, interest, and skills to apply for a position as a tradesman.

  • Pre-Apprentice Skilled Trades Electrical - Advanced Certificate
  • Pre-Apprentice Skilled Trades Mechanical - Advanced Certificate
  • Pre-Apprentice Skilled Trades Construction - Certificate of Achievement
  • Pre-Apprentice Skilled Trades Agricultural Maintenance - Advanced Certificate

Pre-Apprentice Skilled Trades Electrical - Advanced Certificate

Program Code: CTA.35894

Core Courses:

SKEL 101        Basic Electronics

SKEL 111        Conventional Controls

SKMA 111        Applied Integrated Electrical Math I

SKMA 112        Applied Integrated Electrical Math II

SKMA 113        Applied Integrated Electrical Math III

21 total credits (Please contact the Skilled Trades office for detailed program information.)

Pre-Apprentice Skilled Trades Mechanical - Advanced Certificate

Program Code: CTA.35893

Core Courses:

SKCN 162        Computer Numerical Control Theory

SKDR 101        Sketching and Blueprint Reading

SKDR 111        Drawing II

SKMT 101       Hydraulics and Pneumatics I

SKMT 111       Metals

SKTR 181W    Machine Tools I

SKWL 103      Introduction to Plasma, Carbon Arc, and Fuel Gas Cutting

24 total credits (Please contact the Skilled Trades office for detailed program information.)

Pre-Apprentice Skilled Trades Construction - Certificate of Achievement

Program Code: CTA.35896

Core Courses:

RC 104        Basic Electronics

SKCT 102    Building Materials

SKCT 111    Construction Print Interpretation

SKCT 114    Framing Square

SKWL 103    Introduction to Plasma, Carbon Arc, and Fuel Gas Cutting

16 total credits (Please contact the Skilled Trades office for detailed program information.)

Pre-Apprentice Skilled Trades Agricultural Maintenance - Advanced Certificate

Program Code: CTA.35895

Core Courses:

AUT 108        Introductory Automotive Electronics

AUT 110        Automotive Electronic Service

SKDR 101       Sketching and Blueprint Reading

SKET 106       Applied Electricity I

SKMT 101       Hydraulics and Pneumatics I

SKMT 102       Hydraulics and Pneumatics II

SKMT 151       Power Transmission

SKWL 103       Introduction to Plasma, Carbon Arc, and Fuel Gas Cutting

SKWL 104       Introduction to Shielded Metal Arc Welding

29 total credits (Please contact the Skilled Trades office for detailed program information.)

Contact Information

Harvey Schneider, Manager
Email: skilledtrades@delta.edu
Phone: 989-686-9476
Office: M128

Joanna Cressey, Skilled Trades Office Professional
Email: joannacressey@delta.edu
Phone: 989-686-9594
Office: M121c


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