Dec 02, 2022  
NIACC Catalog 2021-2022 
NIACC Catalog 2021-2022 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Skilled Trades Meta Major

Build, Create, Innovate

Build the hands-on skills needed to enter a dynamic career in a high-demand field. Develop problem solving skills and the technical knowledge that will prepare you for immediate entry into a rewarding career. This pathway is made up of associate degrees, diplomas, and certificates designed to prepare you for employment in a variety of fields.

Skilled Trades Career Pathways

The NIACC Industrial Division offers a variety of programs in conjunction with state-of-the-art equipment. In the process of earning a quality education from highly skilled instructors, students also become a part of the NIACC Industrial Technology family. One of the benefits to being a part of the Industrial Technology family is that we not only provide world-class training, but also make sure that our students have world-class opportunities. Our comprehensive programs teach students the technical skills needed to succeed as well as the soft skills valued by today’s employers.

Architecture and Construction 

Building Trades Diploma  

Building Trades Certificate  

Heating and Air Conditioning Technology, A.A.S.  

Heating and Air Conditioning Technology Diploma  


Industrial Systems Technology, A.A.S.  

Industrial Mechanics and Maintenance, A.A.S.  

Industrial Mechanics and Maintenance Diploma  

Industrial Mechanics and Maintenance Certificate    

Industrial Maintenance Technician I Certificate 

Industrial Maintenance Technician II Certificate   

General Machinist Diploma  

Tool and Die Technology, A.A.S.  

Welding Diploma  

Welding Certificate  

Fundamentals of Welding Certificate    

Transportation, Distribution, and Logistics 

Automotive Service Technology, A.A.S.  

Automotive Service Technology Diploma  

Diesel Technology, A.A.S.