Right now, thousands of high school grads are heading off to college; 8600 new students at UW Madison alone. Many will come out hugely in debt and unless they graduate in a specialized program, a good job is not guaranteed. With an apprenticeship in one of the skilled trades, you get a good salary and benefits while you learn on the job and at state-of-the-art training centers. You don’t go into massive debt and have a great career waiting after finishing the program. In this video from Building Wisconsin TV, Plumbers Local 75 apprentice Christina B. talks about switching from college to a plumbing apprenticeship.