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FIRST RESPONDER

The first medically trained professionals to arrive at the scene of an accident. They assess a patient’s condition and deliver basic first aid. They are also trained in patient removal and transportation. To become a first responder, you must complete high school diploma or GED. There are three levels of training that include completing a credited coursework and passing an exam. The first step is to become a first responder is to require a certification in CPR for health providers. The second step complete a state approved first responder course. Finally take the certification exam for career advancement.
 

AIRLINE PILOT

Airline Pilot are required to fly different type of aircrafts such as helicopters and airplanes, in order to transport cargo and passengers to various destinations. Pilots are responsible for tasks such as checking the weather and confirming fight plans before departing. Typically, pilots are not permitted to fly more than 1000 hours in a year, 125 hours a month and 30 ours a week. To obtain a commercial pilot’s license, 250 hours of flight time as well as 1,500 hours of flight time for an airline transport pilot certificate. Airline pilots are required to retire at 65, and this is creating a demand for new pilots.
 

PLUMBER

Plumbers install and repair water supply lines, waste disposal systems, related appliances and fixtures. Interprets blue prints and building specifications to map layout for pipes, drainage systems, and other plumbing materials. In order to become a plumber, you must first complete high school or a GED. After that you do an apprenticeship that will pay you $14.00 to learn the profession. That income can go up to $50.00 an hour after completing your apprenticeship and becoming a journeyman.
 

AIRLINE PILOT

Airline Pilot are required to fly different type of aircrafts such as helicopters and airplanes, in order to transport cargo and passengers to various destinations. Pilots are responsible for tasks such as checking the weather and confirming fight plans before departing. Typically, pilots are not permitted to fly more than 1000 hours in a year, 125 hours a month and 30 ours a week. To obtain a commercial pilot’s license, 250 hours of flight time as well as 1,500 hours of flight time for an airline transport pilot certificate. Airline pilots are required to retire at 65, and this is creating a demand for new pilots.
 

FIELD MANAGER

Field Manager HVAC works with customers to ensure that they are happy with their heating and air conditioning systems. Install, maintain and repair indoor air quality systems, such as air conditioners. In order to become an HVAC technician, complete your high school diploma or GED and join an accredited HVA program that takes 6 months to 2 years to complete.
 

MAKEUP ARTIST

Makeup artist are beauty practitioners responsible for applying makeup and prosthetics to aesthetically enhance individuals, celebrities, performers, and entertainers for special events such as weddings. Makeup artist need the following skills to be successful: creativity, customer service, detail orientation, and management.
 

HAIR STYLIST

Typical duties for a hair stylist are the following shampooing, cutting, and styling hair. They also may provide hair treatments, including deep conditioning, permanents, hair coloring, and weaving.
 

MAINTENANCE TECHNICIAN

They are responsible for the upkeep of a facility, such as an apartment complex or business office. They often have variety of skills such as plumbing, grounds keeping, carpentry, painting, janitorial and electrical skills.
 

TOW TRUCK OPERATOR

You have to communicate with a dispatcher, driving to the scene of an accident or breakdown, connecting the vehicle to the tow truck, and transporting it back to the service station or junkyard.
 

CARPENTER

Follow blue prints and building plans to meet the needs of clients. Install structures and fixtures, such as windows and molding. Measure cut or shape wood, plastic and other materials.
 

CHEF

Direct the preparation, seasoning, and cooking of salads, soups, fish, meats, vegetables, desserts, or other foods. Plan and price menu items, orders supplies and keep records and accounts. Supervises and participate in cooking, baking, and the preparation of food.
 

MASTER WELDER

Uses a variety of techniques to weld materials such as steel, aluminum, and plastic. Job duties include fabricating and assembling metal structures, operating and maintaining welding equipment, and inspecting welding work to assess structural soundness.
 

WELDER

Fabricate and assemble metal structures and equipment through the use welders, cutters, shapers and measuring tools. Operate appropriate equipment to put together mechanical structures or parts with a great deal of precision.
 

AUTO MECHANIC

Keeps equipment available for use by inspecting and testing vehicles. Completing preventative maintenance such as engine tune-ups, oil changes, tire rotation and changes, wheel balancing replacing filters.
 

PERSONAL TRAINER

Demonstrate exercises and routines to clients. Assist clients in exercises to minimize injury and promote fitness. Modify exercises according to client’s fitness levels. Monitoring client progress. Individuals wanting to become personal trainers must take certification with NCCA accreditation through the following NASM (National Academy of Sports Medicine), ACE(American Council on Exercise), NSCA(National Strength and Condition Association, ACSM (American College of Sports Medicine), NESTA (National Exercise Sports Trainers Association), NCCPT (National Council for Certified Personal Trainers), NCSF (National Council on Strength Fitness), ISSA (International Sports Sciences Associations) AFAA (Athletics Fitness Association of America), NFPT (National Federation Professional Trainers).
 

HOME CARE AIDE

We use the power of video and storytelling to help our clients make a decision on a specific career path.
 

MASTER ELECTRICIAN

We use the power of video and storytelling to help our clients make a decision on a specific career path.
 

AUTO MECHANIC

We use the power of video and storytelling to help our clients make a decision on a specific career path.
 

ELECTRICIAN

Install and maintain wiring, control, and lighting system. Insect electrical components, such as transformers. and circuit breakers. Identify electrical problems with a variety of testing devices. In order to become an electrician your typical path is an apprenticeship program that lasts as long as 4 years to complete. The apprenticeship typically includes 8000 hours of on job training and over 500 hours of classroom instruction. At the end of the apprenticeship you will need to pass a state license exam to become a journeyman.
 

MASTER PLUMBER

Install, maintain and repair pipe systems that carry water, waste, air, steam, and other liquids. Performs residential installation of water heaters, pressure tanks, dishwashers, and garbage disposal. Hookups. A Master Plumber also supervises the journeyman plumbers.
 

HAIR STYLIST

Typical duties for a hair stylist are the following shampooing, cutting, and styling hair. They also may provide hair treatments, including deep conditioning, permanents, hair coloring, and weaving.
 

PERSONAL TRAINER

Demonstrate exercises and routines to clients. Assist clients in exercises to minimize injury and promote fitness. Modify exercises according to client’s fitness levels. Monitoring client progress. Individuals wanting to become personal trainers must take certification with NCCA accreditation through the following NASM (National Academy of Sports Medicine), ACE(American Council on Exercise), NSCA(National Strength and Condition Association, ACSM (American College of Sports Medicine), NESTA (National Exercise Sports Trainers Association), NCCPT (National Council for Certified Personal Trainers), NCSF (National Council on Strength Fitness), ISSA (International Sports Sciences Associations) AFAA (Athletics Fitness Association of America), NFPT (National Federation Professional Trainers).
 

MASTER BARBER

Master Barbers are experienced professionals who provide hair cutting and shaving services. Common job duties listed on a Master Barber resume sample are cutting hair, shaving customers, trimming beards and mustaches, shampooing hair, offering scalp massages, and providing skin treatments. The license requirements to become a barber vary by state, but on average it takes around 1500 hours of instruction in a barber school to take the exam.