Explore The Trades Personal Guide Program

What Is A Personal Guide?

A Personal Guide is a successful man or woman in the trades who is excited to speak with you and share their experiences, answer your questions and discuss topics relevant to a career in the skilled trades.

Sign up for an Explore The Trades or Troops To Trades Personal Guide for a step-by-step walk through your career journey.

how It works


Let’s get started!

You’ll receive a message from your Personal Guide, introducing him or herself and asking questions to get to know you.


Introduction to the trades with your Personal Guide

Topics include: learn about each specific trade, why consider a career in the trades and learn about a day-in-the-life from an experienced industry pro.


The nuts and bolts of how to launch your career in the trades

Your Guide will help you select trade schools that are right for you and coach you about apprenticeships, licensing, training requirements and more.


Insider tips on how to get hired

Your Guide will review your resume, help with scholarship applications and share tips on how to stand out from the crowd.


Your action plan

You’ll have a personalized roadmap to guide you every step of the way.