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Major industries in South Central Idaho include food processing, metal, plastics and box manufacturing, tourism, retail, and myriad agricultural and agricultural support enterprises. Hot jobs in the region include nurses, software developers and telecom equipment installers.  

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College of Southern Idaho

The College of Southern Idaho Trade and Industry department makes every effort to provide the training knowledge, experience, and inspiration necessary to result in the achievement of your professional goals. We offer twelve programs in some of America’s most exciting industries. Programs include Air Conditioning/Refrigeration/Heating, Automation Engineering, Automotive Service Educational Program (ASEP), Cabinetmaking/Woodworking, Collision Repair, Diesel Technology, Drafting, Heavy Equipment Ag, Industrial Systems Maintenance, Machining and Manufacturing, Renewable Energy Systems, and Welding. Our programs have national certification where available, which assures that you will be learning the right skills. Our high-quality programs, labs, equipment, and teachers are waiting for you!

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While paying for training might seem like a roadblock, there are ways the State of Idaho and its colleges can help. The Idaho Opportunity Scholarship for adults is a great place to start, or if you’re a veteran be sure and check veterans resources.

OPPORTUNITIES IN YOUR REGION

Electricians

Install, maintain, and repair electrical wiring, equipment, and fixtures. Ensure that work is in accordance with relevant codes. May install or service street lights, intercom systems, or electrical control systems. Excludes “Security and Fire Alarm Systems Installers” (49-2098).

Typical Salary: $50,170

Training: H.S. diploma or equivalent

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Medical Assistants

Perform administrative and certain clinical duties under the direction of a physician. Administrative duties may include scheduling appointments, maintaining medical records, billing, and coding information for insurance purposes.

Typical Salary: $33,540

Training: Postsecondary, non-degree

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Agricultural & Food Science Technicians

Work with agricultural and food scientists in food, fiber, and animal research, production, and processing. Assist with animal breeding/nutrition, conduct tests and experiments to improve crop yields.

Typical Salary: $38,510

Training: Associate Degree

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Preschool Teachers

Instruct preschool-aged children in activities designed to promote social, physical, and intellectual growth needed for primary school in preschool, day care center, or other child development facility.

Typical Salary: $26,000

Training: Associate Degree

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Find out about typical job duties and expected salary, as well as required education and training. Veterans can also see how their military training may translate to a civilian career.

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Even if additional education and training isn’t required for your current career, picking up some new skills will help you outshine the competition and find related opportunities in your chosen field.

IDAHO TRAINING OPTIONS

North Idaho College

North Idaho College (NIC) is a comprehensive community college located on the shores of Lake Coeur d’Alene. NIC offers degrees and certificates in a wide spectrum of academic transfer and career and technical education programs.

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College of Eastern Idaho

Located in Idaho Falls, CEI is accredited by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities. CEI’s mission is to provide open-access and quality education that meets the needs of students, regional employers, and community.

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College of Southern Idaho

The College of Southern Idaho Trade and Industry department can provide the training and experience necessary for you to achieve your professional goals. We offer twelve programs in some of America’s most exciting industries, ranging from welding to woodworking. Our high-quality programs, labs, equipment, and teachers are waiting for you!

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College of Western Idaho

College of Western Idaho is a great place to earn a degree and transfer on or prepare to start a career. At CWI you will find a wide variety of program areas to explore your interests and find your passion. Tuition for a full-time student averages nearly half the cost of most four-year colleges and universities.

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Idaho State University - College of Technology

Idaho State University College of Technology is home to some of the best technical programs in the world. Our classes are taught in hands-on real-world environments with some of industry’s leading professionals in health care, technology, machining, and so much more.

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Lewis Clark State College

Located in Lewiston, Idaho, surrounded by the beauty of the LC Valley. While paying the lowest tuition among Idaho’s public four-year institutions, students choose from over 130 degrees and certificates including two- and four-year degrees in both academic and CTE fields.

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Contact a workforce consultant in your community for help finding a job or connecting to training opportunities.

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The Opportunity Scholarship awards eligible applicants up to

per academic year and is renewable for up to four years
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