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SD8 Youth Trades is School District 8’s program dedicated to supporting students who are interested in a career path that starts in the Trades. Youth Trades introduces students to the world of technical trades, helps them figure out what path they would like to pursue, and supports them in their transition to technical training and entering a career in the trades.

SD8’s Youth Trades Mission is to help students find a rewarding and reliable career the incorporates their strengths.

Trades Training Information 

District Trades Training Coordinator is Brent Firkser.

Contact us:

Trades Training Family Information Night

Recording from Fall 2023 Family Engagement Night (Click Here)

Learn about Youth Train in Trades programs in SD8!

Youth Train in Trades


Youth Work in Trades


Youth Trades Sampler


Youth Discover the Trades


Trades Resources