Marion E. Barnes Career Center
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The skilled trades center is a unique opportunity providing hands-on experience for students of the Richmond County School System. Students are introduced to career fields related to manufacturing and skilled labor professions. This centralized location offers Carpentry, HVACR Electrical, Masonry, Plumbing, Welding, and Cosmetology pathways for any RCSS student. Students are afforded the opportunity to experience work-based learning, internships, and participate in volunteer efforts with Habitat for Humanity. Success in any of these programs can lead to specified certifications, apprenticeship opportunities, post-secondary education, and possible employment immediately after graduation. Students wishing to participate are transported to the skilled trades center for specified courses.