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Explore The Trades Updates

Be Open to New Ideas

As an old-timer myself, I have a lot of respect for experienced trade workers. The old saying, “practice makes perfect,” applies to many walks of life. I’m sure you’d rather be operated on by a surgeon who has performed a

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Trades Talk – July 2024

July 2024 Fireworks & Dessert Party with Explore The Trades Join Explore The Trades at EPCOT® for a Fireworks & Dessert Party! Explore The Trades is excited to be headed to Walt Disney World® for a “Fireworks and Dessert” party

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Join Explore The Trades for a Fireworks & Dessert Party on September 25, 2024

End your day with great food, sparkling entertainment, and a chance to ride a popular attraction at EPCOT®!  

Right Job. Right Guidance. Right Now.

Right Job.
Right Guidance.
Right Now.

We’ll guide you step-by-step on your journey to a successful career in the trades.

The Trades of Plumbing, Heating, Cooling and Electric are This...Not That!