Trade Skills

CDL

Having a CDL license in the back pocket is never a bad thing. We will provide ample opportunity for our young men to practice driving truck and study for the written exam. Mountain Valley Recovery will cover the cost of this exam for our young men who desire to obtain their CDL.

Auto Mechanics

From brakes and simple services of vehicles to more complex maintenance such as engine and transmission swaps our young men will put their skills to the test.

Welding

Our young men will be shown proper safety and knowledge of Mig and stick welding while they engage in beginner projects such as metal furniture and horse runs. Eventually working their way up to metal framing for workshops or agricultural buildings. Along the way they will be provided the opportunity to attain their 2G and 3G Stick Welding certification.

Meat Processing

Our young men will have the opportunity to work as interns for a well established and respectable meat processing company located in Millard County.

Equipment Operator

From front end loaders, telehandlers, skid steers, back hoes to simple clutch our young men will become well acquainted with machinery operation.

Ranch Hand

Yes, part of the journey to recovery will require physical labor. All of our young men will start as interns and on this skill. They will learn fence, breaking colts, branding livestock, taking care of livestock (feeding, cleaning up after and loving the animal). 

Landscaping

Most people confuse lawn maintenance with landscaping. Our young men will learn that there is more to a yard than keeping the grass clean and cut short. Which type of trees or plants would work best for your yard. How to build rock retaining walls, flagstone paths, fire pits, water features, etc.

Turkey Farming

Mountain Valley Recovery is also a fully operational turkey farm. Our young men will have ample opportunity to learn the ins and outs of turkey farming.

Plumbing

Young men will get to work side by side with a certified master plumber located here in Millard County.

Various Trade Skills

Don't see what you like? No worries. We will adapt to our young men. If they show interest in a trade we will ensure they have an opportunity to learn that trade.

Website Design

We are in the technology era and what is in higher daily demand than internet usage. Website design will allow our young men to explore their creativity as well as have a foot in the tech door.

Financial Management

Part of the evolution to becoming a new man fresh to sobriety is the importance of learning to manage your money and not let your money manage you. Our young men will be taught how to write a budget and the importance of sticking to it, credit repair, tackling the debt with the debt snowball approach, quickbooks via a certified quickbooks pro advisor and so much more.