NATIONAL TRADESMEN DAY | THIRD FRIDAY IN SEPTEMBER
When is National Skilled Trades Day?
HOW TO OBSERVE NATIONAL TRADESMEN DAY
Honor a tradesman you know. If you’re interested in a skilled trade, visit www.bluecollarbrain.com to learn more. Give a shout out to the tradespeople keeping businesses and homes running smoothly.
Show your appreciation and use #NationalTradesmenDay to post on social media.
NATIONAL TRADESMEN DAY HISTORY
Irwin Tools founded National Tradesmen Day in 2011 to honor the men and women who work every day with their hands to keep American running strong. Friday, September 16, 2011, was the inaugural National Tradesmen Day.
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Q. Do other days on the calendar celebrate skilled trades?
A. Yes. National Skilled Trades Day, National Lineman Appreciation Day, Women in Construction Week, National Construction Appreciation Week all celebrate skilled trades.
Q. What kinds of jobs are in the skilled trades?
A. Skilled trades encompass a wide variety of jobs that require competent workers with specific skill sets. Some of those professions include:
Heavy Equipment Operator
Q. Do skilled trades require advanced education?
A. Many skilled trades can be learned through a trade school, on the job, or through certificate programs. However, other trades require four-year degrees.
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