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Mold Maker's Path
 Education  Work Experience  Activities
  Relevant high school classes - Trigonometry, algebra, geometry and drafting classes.
  After High School - Four years of apprenticeship training.
  High school - Worked in a factory canning tomatoes and fixing machinery in the off-season.
  After High School- Apprenticeship training also served as work experience.
  High school - Track, cross-country, band and student council. Active in sailing and skiing.
  After High School - Member of a Corvette club

 

Recommended Path
 Education  Work Experience  Activities
  High School - Refer to the chart below
  After High School - Four-year apprenticeship or equivalent industry accepted credentials.
  High school - Work part time in a mold making or custom machine shop as a machinist's helper or machine operator.
  After High School - Four-year apprenticeship.
  High School - Participate in any vocational or community related clubs. Also, become involved in Skills USA.
 Education - High School
SUBJECT GRADE 9 GRADE 10 GRADE 11 GRADE 12
Math Algebra Geometry or Applied Math Algebra Probability & Statistics
English English English English
Applied Communications
English
Applied Communications
Science Principles of Technology
Physical Science
Biology
Applied Biology/Chemistry
Advanced Science Course Advanced Science Course
Social Studies/Humanities As required As required As required As required
Physical Education/Health As required As required As required As required
Technical Classes Specific technology program areas e.g. carpeting, plumbing, auto mechanics, drafting, electronics. Entrepreneurship and cooperative education.
Source: Choices CT, 2001 Bridges.com, Inc.

 

You've seen how Hans reached his career goals by planning his activities, education and work experiences early in middle and high school. You know what experts in the field recommend in terms of activities, education and work experiences if you plan to pursue this profession.

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