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START (Skilled Trades Apprenticeship Readiness Training)


Terra State Community College is proud to partner with Materion Corporation to offer the fourth annual START Camp!


FREE four-day program giving hands-on experience in skilled trades


START Program 2018 runs June 11-14


Students interested in skilled trades who are entering grades 10 through 12 and live in Sandusky or Ottawa Counties.  


Terra State campus in Fremont, Ohio


Program areas students will experience:

  • Electrical
  • Hydraulics
  • Machining
  • CNC (Computer Numerical Control)
  • CAD (Computer-Aided Design)
  • HVAC-R (Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning-Refrigeration)
  • Robotics
  • Welding and Fabrication

The program has a planned, well-developed skill set progression:

  • First-year students learn skills in HVAC, Machining, and Electrical
  • Returning second-year students take courses in Robotics, CNC, Hydraulics, CAD, and Advanced Welding
  • Third-year returning students complete an exciting capstone project which incorporates all skills learned in the first two years to a comprehensive team project

Full program details found in the START Camp Brochure 


To Register, click on the START logo to access the application. Deadline to register is April 28 - don't delay! 


Click here to register!