Are you fascinated in using different tools in assembling things? Dreaming of becoming an inventor someday? Industrial Arts strand can help you reach that dream! But what is it all about and how can you benefit from it? Here are some of the essential things that you need to know about this strand:
What do you need to know about Industrial Arts strand?
The Industrial Arts strand under the Technical-Vocational-Livelihood track provide students with the necessary knowledge and skills they need for employment. These include technical and manual skills in:
- Carpentry and construction – Construction Painting, Furniture Making, Masonry, Tile Setting
- Electrical and Electronics – Electric Power Distribution Line Construction, Mechatronics Servicing, Electronic Products Assembly and Servicing
- Automotives and Driving – Automotive Servicing, Driving, Motorcycle/Small Engine Servicing
- Repair and installation – Domestic Refrigeration and Air-conditioning Servicing, Transmission Line Installation and Maintenance, Electrical Installation and Maintenance
- Welding – Gas Metal Arc, Gas Tungsten Arc, Shielded Metal Arc
Finishing a course in Industrial Arts strand can gain you requisites for Certificates of Competency as well as National Certificates on each subject, provided that you pass the assessments from TESDA. Earning these certificates is essential especially when you’re looking for career opportunities in the electronics and trade industries.
What college courses or degree programs can I take after Senior High School?
Aside from working right after you graduate or running your own business, another path you can take is to pursue a college degree. If you are planning to further your studies, here are some of the courses that you can take for college:
- Industrial Engineering
- Industrial Design
- Mechanical Designing
- Applied Technology
- Mechanical Engineering
- Electrical Engineering
- Electronic Engineering
What are your possible professions?
Industrial Arts strand can provide you with a wide range of options when you graduate. Here are some of the careers that you can enter in this strand:
- Industrial at Mechanical Engineer
- Industrial Designer
- Mechanical Engineer
- Industrial Engineer
- Industrial Designer
- Electrical Engineer
- Electronic Engineer