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Skilled Trades

Greater St. Louis Area Exploring Skilled Trades Career Field

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What are the Skilled Trades Careers?

Skilled Trades Career Exploring is a hands-on program open to young men and women from the 14 to 18 years old (typically) with an interest in learning more about careers in the Skilled Trades field.

Our Partners

Posts Currently Accepting Students

Holland Construction

Sheet Metal Workers 36


What Skilled Trades Exploring Can Offer

Skilled trades offers real-life career experiences in a variety of career fields.

Skilled Trades Careers
Appliance Repair Chef / Cook / Baker Landscape Architect
Automotive (Service & Body Repair Technician) Electrician Mass Transit Operator
Barber and Hairstylist Fabrication & Welding Painter
Building Contractor General Construction Pipe Layer
Carpenter Heating and Cooling Plumber
Child Care Worker Heavy Equipment Operator Truck Driver

Tell Us More

We want to know more about you. Please take our Career Interest Survey so that we may better place you in one of our local career exploring posts.

You’re invited to get involved with Exploring and start learning about what career is right for you!

Start A Skilled Trades Post

Is your company in the skilled trades and interested in starting a post? Please contact Fred Lee to set a meeting.

Contact Us

Not sure who to contact? For all general inquiries, please email us:

Tommy Davis Jr. – Skilled Trades Chairman

  • Profession: President/Chief Executive Officer
  • Company: TD4 Electrical, LLC (TD4)

Fred Lee – Skilled Trades Director

Didn’t find a post that fits you? Please visit our other career fields below.

Arts & Humanities



Law Enforcement


Law & Government




Skilled Trades

Fire & EMS

Social Services

Please visit our national skilled trades site for more exploring resources.

Greater St. Louis Area Exploring Homepage (below)