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Student Trades Initiative

our purpose

The Student Trades Initiative team is made of up of Quad City businesses and school district representatives. The team recognized the shortage of skilled workers in the region and decided to focus on introducing more students to the trades to decrease the work force gap.

of jobs require Advanced Training or an Associates Degree.


of jobs require a 4-year degree.


of jobs require Minimal Skills.


Skilled Trades are the Future!!!

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