Skill Up for Economic Resilience

Training opportunities for a better future

Skill Up

The Skill Up initiative is designed to enhance economic opportunities for citizens across Acadiana while simultaneously boosting our region’s economic resilience through essential skilled trades occupations.

South Louisiana Community College is recruiting students to enroll in the following programs with high demand/high wage job opportunities:

Nearly 20,000 people work in the regional manufacturing industry which projects long-term job growth of 17.3%.

Average annual wage: $52,468

Aviation Mechanic & Service Technician
Average annual wage: $64,400

Industrial Maintenance Technician
Average annual wage: $55,750

(2022 Louisiana Average Salaries, Bureau of Labor Statistics)