Occupational and Skilled Trades provide education and training for individuals to prepare for new or different employment in industrial or technical fields and to upgrade the skills of individuals in their current employment. Classes are available to train Code Enforcement Officials to conduct Mechanical, Building, Electrical, and Fire Inspections. Courses are offered regularly to meet certification requirements for employment in careers such as automotive, escort vehicle operator, substitute teacher, human services, and electrical contractors. For those who like to work with their hands and enjoy building or fixing problems, hand-on classes are conducted by industry experts for learning blacksmithing, welding, cabinetmaking, carpentry, electrical, and masonry skills. To encourage our community to live more sustainably, workshops are available in permaculture, green building, small scale living, and energy efficiency.