Architecture and Construction
Gain the skills you need for an exciting career in the rapidly growing construction industry with Gateway’s Building Trades Carpentry technical diploma program. This program prepares you to enter the construction industry as a carpenter or construction apprentice in as little as two semesters. You’ll graduate with a wide range of construction skills, including blueprint reading, framing techniques, trim work, foundation work, and more. If you enjoy problem solving and working with your hands, this program is for you.
From conceptualizing and designing a building or structure to actually constructing it, programs in the Architecture and Construction cluster can prepare you for a wide range of careers.
Gateway has opened a program which will provide training in the career field of gas utility construction, a very in-demand career field in Wisconsin and across the nation.
Students graduating from the nine-month technical diploma program can earn an estimated starting wage of $50,000 annually and gain skills they can use to apply at employers across the region. When surveyed, area employers indicated there would be more than 500 job openings in the next three years caused by newly created jobs, retirement or resignations.
Self-motivated individuals who enjoy facing new challenges and working in complex situations will find a career in Air Conditioning, Heating and Refrigeration fulfilling and Gateway Technical College can help you obtain that rewarding career. HVAC/R technicians, mechanics and installers perform basic repairs to systems, install HVAC/R systems, connect fuel and water supply lines to systems and test individual components of the HVAC/R system to determine necessary repairs.
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.