The Grainger Tools for Tomorrow® scholarship program helps students across the country, who are interested in careers in the skilled trades and public safety, realize their educational goals. Outstanding students are recognized with a $2,000.00 scholarship award and a Westward® toolkit upon graduation.
Receive extensive field time to gain skills and learn the proper safety and physical requirements for a career as an Air Conditioning, Heating and Refrigeration Technology – Geothermal Technician at Gateway Technical College. This associate degree program prepares you to enter the field of geothermal heating and cooling as you learn a variety of drilling techniques to use the heat of the earth to heat and cool buildings. Technicians can work for commercial and residential companies.
The Interior Design profession is exciting and diverse, demanding both creative and technical solutions to enhance the wellbeing and aesthetic sense of clients. Interior designers can work in a variety of areas that include retail kitchen and bathroom design, flooring and furniture sales and home furnishing design. A good interior designer has strong communication skills, is inquisitive, creative and a problem solver, who can develop designs that fit a client’s criteria and budget.
Facilities maintenance is a career with a wide range of opportunities as well as potential for career advancement. The Facilities Maintenance program at Gateway Technical College is a one-year technical diploma program offered at the Kenosha Campus.
Facilities maintenance technicians typically perform building maintenance tasks ranging from basic repairs to operating computerized building automation systems. These skilled workers are needed in almost every institution from small schools and nursing homes to large universities, hospitals and major hotel and apartment complexes.