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Program Pathways

The CESA 6 Youth Apprenticeship Consortium provides over 50 different career program areas students can pursue and employers can tap for candidates. Areas of concentration include:  
  • Agriculture, Food & Natural Resources
  • Architecture & Construction
  • Art, A/V Technology & Communications
  • Finance
  • Health Science
  • Hospitality, Lodging & Tourism
    • Information Technology
    • Manufacturing
    • Marketing
    • Science, Technology, Engineering & Math (STEM)
    • Transportation, Distribution & Logistics

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    Agriculture, Food & Natural Resources Pathway

    This YA Program Area is focused on the production, processing, marketing, distribution, financing, and development of agricultural commodities and resources including food, fiber, wood products, natural resources, horticulture, and other plant and animal products or resources.

    • Animal Basics
    • Large Animal/Herd
    • Small Animal/Vet Assistant
    • Dairy Grazer
    Power, Structural, and Technical Systems
    • Agriculture Mechanic Technician
    • Plant Basics
    • Crops
    • Greenhouse/Floral
    • Landscaping
    Environmental Systems
    • Water Resources

    Architecture & Construction Pathway

    The YA program area is focused on careers in designing, planning, managing, building and maintaining the built environment

    • Architectural Drafting
    Construction Pathway
    • Carpentry
    • Electrical
    • Masonry/Concrete
    • Mechanical/Heating, Ventilation & Air Conditioning (HVAC)
    • Plumbing/Sprinkler Fitting
    Heavy Equipment Operators and Operating
    Gas Distribution Tech
    Utility Field Tech

    Arts, A/V Technology & Communications Pathway

    This YA program is focused on designing, producing, and publishing multimedia and print content

    Graphic Design
    Printing (Pre-Press& Post-Press)

    Finance Pathway

    This YA program area is focused on planning, services for financial and investment planning, banking, insurance, and business financial management.

    Accounting Services
    Banking Service

    Health Science Pathway

    This YA program area is focused on planning, managing, and providing therapeutic services, diagnostic services, health informatics, support services, and biotechnology research and development.

    Therapeutic Services
    • Medical Assistant
    • Nursing Assistant
    • Pharmacy Tech
    • Dental Assistant
    • Resident Aide
    Health Informatics
    • Medical Office
    Ambulatory/Support Services
    • Dietary Aide
    • Imaging
    • Laboratory
    • Optician/Optometry
    • Physical Therapy (PT)
    • Phlebotomist

    Hospitality, Lodging & Tourism Pathway

    This YA program area is focused on management, marketing and operations of restaurants and other food services, lodging, attractions, recreation events and travel related services.

    • Food & Beverage Services
    • Meetings & Events
    • Lodging

    Information Technology Pathway

    This YA program area is focused on building linkages in information technology occupations for entry level, technical and professional careers related to the design, development, support and management of hardware, software, multimedia and systems integration services.

    • IT Help Desk
    • IT Broadband Technician
    • IT Network and Security
    • IT Software and Application

    Manufacturing Pathway

    This YA Program area is focused on planning, managing and performing the processing of materials into intermediate or final products and related professional and technical support activities such as production planning and control, maintenance and manufacturing, and process engineering.

    • Assembly and Packaging
    • Manufacturing Processes
    • Machining
    • Welding
    • Production Operations
    • Industrial Equipment
    • Electromechanical/Mechatronic

    Marketing Pathway

    This YA Program area is focused on planning, managing and performing marketing activities to reach organizational objectives.

    • Professional Sales
    • Merchandising
    • Marketing Communication
    • Marketing Research/Competitive Intelligence
    • Marketing Management/Leadership

    Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics (STEM) Pathway

    This YA program area is focused on planning, managing and providing scientific research and professional and technical services (e.g., physical science, social science, engineering) including laboratory and testing services, and research and development services.

    Engineering & Technology
    • Engineering Drafting
    • Mechanical/Electrical Engineering
    • Civil Engineering
    Science & Math
    • Bioscience Lab Foundations
    • Bioscience Applications

    Transportation, Distribution & Logistics

    This YA program area is focused on planning, management, and movement of people, materials, and goods. Career related programming includes transportation infrastructure planning and management, logistics services, mobile equipment and facility maintenance.

    Auto Service & Repair
    Collision Repair
    Diesel Technician
    Supply Chain Assistant
    Logistics & Supply Chain, Planning & Purchasing
    Inventory Management & Production

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