Program Outline Guide

If you are not sure what program you are interested in, look through our complete program catalog.  Our program catalog will help give you an idea of the what New Castle School of Trades is about, as well as all the different programs available.

Automotive Technology Program Outline

The Automotive Technology program is structured to provide the student with the entry-level job skills and knowledge necessary to enter the work market as an automotive technician. Graduates are prepared to maintain, diagnose and service the gasoline-powered vehicles found in the automotive industry. Interested in learning more about automotive program? Click here!

Building Technology Program

This curriculum is designed to provide classroom, lab and hands-on training in the residential construction and remodeling fields; with particular emphasis and placed on the fields of carpentry, millwork, masonry, interior and exterior finishes and roofing for entry-level positions in a number of areas.Want more information about our building technology program? Find it all here!

Construction Trades Program Outline

This curriculum is designed to provide classroom, lab and hands-on training in the residential construction and remodeling fields; with particular emphasis and placed on the fields of carpentry, millwork, masonry, interior and exterior finishes and roofing for entry-level positions in a number of areas.Looking for more about our construction trades program? Check out this page!

Commercial Truck Driving Program Outline

The objective of the Commercial Truck Driving course is to qualify students for entry-level positions as drivers in over-the-road or local driving vehicles. The focus of the course is on basic information about trucks, truck driving and the trucking industry, as well as the fundamentals of operating trucks and tractor trailers. No prior education or experience with trucks is required. The student, however, must meet the driver qualifications set forth by the Bureau of Motor Carrier Safety and pass the physical examination requirements set forth by the Department of Transportation. Want to get trained for the open road? Find out how here!

Combination Welding Program Outline

The Combination Welding program is a series of comprehensive courses to provide individuals with a well-rounded background in various welding applications and techniques based on ASME and AWS specifications. Students will be prepared to participate in a variety of projects with a reasonable chance to pass these tests. This program provides the training for entry-level employment into many facets of the welding field.Interested in discovering what it takes to become a welder? Get the whole story here!

Diesel and Heavy Equipment Repair Technology Program Outline

Graduates will have the ability to diagnose troubles and disassemble diesel engines; replace pistons, bearings, gears, valves and bushings; install ignition systems; replace steering/suspension components; replace transmissions and parts; lubricate moving parts; diagnose problems with and replace chassis assemblies, repair undercarriages, troubleshoot hydraulics; replace both air and hydraulic brakes; perform maintenance and repair of generator sets. Students will also receive commercial truck driving training in order to test drive vehicles.Learn how you join can join the diesel & heavy equipment field by clicking here!

Electrical Technology Program Outline

This program is designed to provide students with entry-level knowledge and skills to install and service electrical applications within the residential/commercial and industrial fields. The program covers in practice and theory residential/commercial wiring, machine control, programmable controllers, telecommunications, solid state and electronic control.Interested in becoming an electrician? See how NCST can help you here!

Heavy Equipment Operations with CDL Program Outline

Graduates of this program will acquire the skills necessary to operate a variety of light/heavy equipment used in the construction and transportation industry. In addition, the graduate will be trained to drive a tractor trailer in order to take the Class A Commercial Driver’s License test. Through a mix of theory classes and hands-on practice, the graduates of the program will be able to operate a tractor (semi-truck) and trailer, fork-truck, dump truck, bulldozer, backhoe, front-loader, excavator, tractor and have the ability to maneuver a trailer for the loading and unloading of equipment and materials.Interested but want some more information? Check out this page!

Industrial Maintenance Program Outline

Students will acquire skills in the areas of commercial and industrial electricity, PLC’s, welding, pneumatics, hydraulics, gaskets/seals, bearings, pumps, valves, plumbing, equipment maintenance and forklift operation. Students will also be trained in safety procedures and be familiar with tools used in an industrial setting.Learn more about our industrial maintenance program by going to this page.

Motorcycle & Power Equipment Technology Program Outline

Graduates will have the ability to diagnose, troubleshoot and disassemble small engines; replace pistons, bearings, gears, valves and bushings; install ignition systems; perform wheel alignment and replace steering/suspension components; replace clutches, transmissions and parts; lubricate moving parts; diagnose problems with and replace chassis assemblies; disassemble and replace hydraulic brakes; perform necessary maintenance and checks on various pieces of equipment.Looking for more information about this awesome program Discover all you need here!

Machinist Technology Program Outline

The Machinist Technology program is geared to provide the beginning machinist with the abilities, skills and techniques for entry-level positions in the field of machine trades. Students will be exposed to a combination of classroom theory and hands-on projects that will enable them to quickly develop the skills needed in the machine trades field.Love machining and want to learn more? This page has all you need to know!

Refrigeration & A/C Technology Program Outline

This program is designed to provide students with the entry-level knowledge and skills to install and repair: heating, air conditioning and commercial/residential refrigeration equipment. The program covers  practice and theory of the electrical requirements from power sources to circuits, diagnosing, troubleshooting and installation of RHVAC equipment and systems including ductwork and sheet metal fabrication. Need more information on how you can become an HVAC technician? Click this link!

Industrial Maintenance with Wind & Solar Technology Program Outline

Students will acquire skills in the areas of commercial and industrial electricity, welding, HVAC, pneumatics, hydraulics, gaskets/seals, pumps, plumbing, equipment maintenance, forklift operation, wind power generation and solar power. Students will also be trained in safety procedures and be familiar with tools used in an industrial setting. Interested in learning more?Check out our these pages.

If one or many of these course outlines peaked your interest, click above to contact us today to reserve your spot in that program!  If you would rather talk to one of our representatives, call 1-800-837-8299 today.