Trade Technology

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Automotive Service Technology

Automotive Service Technology

Get a head start on a career in automotive service technology by completing certificates or an Associate of Applied Science degree at NPC.

Degrees for Automotive Service Technology

  • Automotive Brake Specialist, C.P.
  • Automotive Engine Performance Specialist, C.P.
  • Automotive Front-End Specialist, C.P.
  • Automotive Service Technology, A.A.S.
  • Automotive Service Technology, T.C.
  • Automotive Service/Maintenance, C.P.
  • Automotive Transmissions, C.P.
  • Automotive Tune-Up Specialist, C.P.

Salary in AR*

Entry

Median

Experienced

$22,940

 

$59,550

Job Outlook

15%
Growth

in AR by 2026

Opportunities

Service Technician    |    Automotive Maintenance Technician

Trade Technology

Industrial Technology

Get a head start on a career in trade technology by completing a technical certificate or certificate of proficiency at NPC.

Degrees for Trade Technology

  • Industrial Controls, C.P.
  • Industrial Technology, T.C.
  • Mechanical Systems, C.P.

Salary in AR*

Entry

Median

Experienced

$21,590

 

$52,880

Job Outlook

15%
Growth

in AR by 2026

Opportunities

Industrial Designer   |   Site Supervisor

Marine Repair

Marine Repair

Get a head start on a career in marine repair by completing a technical certificate at NPC.

Degrees for Marine Repair Program

  • Marine Engine Fundamentals, C.P.
  • Marine Repair Technology, T.C.

Salary in AR*

Entry

Median

Experienced

$21,140

 

$44,940

Job Outlook

15%
Growth

in AR by 2026

Opportunities

Boat Manufacturer    |   
Marine Mechanic

Welding

Technical

Get a head start on a career in welding by completing a technical certificate or a certificate of proficiency at NPC.

Degrees for Welding

  • Pipe Welding, C.P.
  • Welding Layout & Fabrication, C.P.
  • Welding Technology, T.C.
  • Welding/GMAW, C.P.
  • Welding/GTAW, C.P.
  • Welding/SMAW, C.P.

Salary in AR*

Entry

Median

Experienced

$27,510

 

$56,270

Job Outlook

15%
Growth

in AR by 2026

Opportunities

Structural Welder   |   
Welding Machinist

Follow your passion for trade technology.