Choose Your Own Career Path
A four year college isn’t your only option when it comes to a fulfilling – and sustainable career.
The demand for Skilled Labor has never been higher. With shorter programs, smaller classes, and abundant hands-on training, trade schools often lead to well-paying jobs with higher than average salaries, job security and other benefits.
Streamline Your Career
Erie, Huron & Ottawa County have endless career opportunities – many of which don’t require a Bachelor’s degree.
Tech & Engineering
Explore Your Future
Explore and immerse yourself into local industries through video, worksheets, articles and more to find out which career is right for you.
The Benefits of a Trade/Tech School v. Four Year College
Firelands Forward was commissioned by The Firelands Partnership – a business driven engine dedicated to advancing economic competitiveness and quality of life in the Firelands region.
Schools & Resources Near You
Jumpstart or Grow Your Professional Network
North Coast Young Professionals is a community of emerging leaders who are making a positive impact where they live by joining us, you will make friends, make a difference and become a vital part of the Lake Erie Shores and Islands region: socially and professionally.