Transitioning from the Military to civilian life comes with its obstacles, but the right career can make it easier. You have the skills. Now you just need the right job to apply them to, and Path to Pro is here to support you in that journey. The Home Depot’s Free Training program helps you understand the jobs available to you, gain experience in the basics and discover the best career path for you. If you are ready to attend a technical college, your GI Bill benefits can even help pay for tuition and school-related fees. Get to know all the life benefits offered by pursuing a career in the skilled trades.

What a career in the skilled trades can do for you:

Job security

A high demand for skilled workers means you’re always in a job.

Growth opportunities

Attract professionals on the Path to Pro Network with your Military Badge.

Top Connections

Join the Path to Pro Network to match with the right professionals.

MINIMAL DEBT

Head straight to the workforce without the requirement of a college degree.

CAREER SUPPORT

We’re here for guidance during any stage of your career.

START EARNING IMMEDIATELY

Land an apprenticeship and get paid while you train.

DID YOU KNOW?

The military discharges

270K

service members per year

80%

are left without a job1

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PATHWAYS TO THE TRADES

Making the best choice for your career is easier when there are multiple paths to your new passion

P2P Skills Program
  • Build a FREE profile including your qualifications, resume, and work portfolio to begin connecting with hiring Pros
  • Apply for jobs posted by Home Depot Pros in your area
  • Set your preferred location and availability for work based on your Military Separation Date
  • Apply a military badge to your profile to stand out to hiring Pros
  • Train under successful industry experts to learn how to grow your career or business
Male trade worker using a screwdriver
  • Get financial assistance with tuition through the GI Bill
  • Experience hands-on training and learn practical skills
  • Boost your credentials to earn more in less time
  • Enter the workforce with the fundamentals under your belt
  • Earn certifications in your specialty
Female trade worker with protective glasses working in garage with male trade worker in vest