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2020 Skilled Trade Candidate Attitudinal Assessment*

2020 Skilled Trade Candidate Attitudinal Assessment*

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2020 Skilled Trade Candidate Attitudinal Assessment*

*NKBA members are eligible to receive this report free.  To request a copy of the 2020 Skilled Trade Candidate Attitudinal Assessment, please contact the Member Relations team at 1-(800)-THE-NKBA.

For more information about membership, please contact us at info@nkba.org.  We will get back to you within 24 business hours.

The 2020 Skilled Trade Candidate Attitudinal Assessment study surveyed over 550 high school students in grades 9 through 12 who are considering entering qualifying trades after graduation. The report addresses level of interest as well as sources which initially led to that interest for both male and female students. It also seeks to identify what respondents perceive as the top benefits and drawbacks of a skilled trade career and motivating factors that can lead to next steps. Additionally, it delves into awareness levels of various recruiting methods and preferred avenues of engagement to learn more about opportunities within this arena.  

Topics in the Skilled Trade Candidate Attitudinal Assessment include:

  • Level of interest in skilled trade vs. other major careers 
  • Level of interest in specific jobs within skilled trade
  • When first exposed to field vs. ideal time for exposure
  • Sources that sparked initial interest
  • Perceived benefits and drawbacks of a skilled trade career
  • Appeal of job characteristics
  • Type of information needed to stay engaged 
  • Top training methods preferred