Vocational & Skilled Trade Schools

Vocational and Skilled Trade SchoolsTrade schools can equip you with the tools you need to go after a job that lets you use your hands to make a noticeable impact in the world. In fact, the skilled trades represent some of the smartest and most fulfilling job choices available today.

If you enjoy building stuff, fixing problems, and doing work that is truly useful, then learning a trade is one of the best ways to get closer to a life you can really be proud of. As an example, people who have attended welding school and joined the industry report a high level of satisfaction with their work.*

North America is experiencing a shortage of qualified trades people. With an education from the right vocational training school, you can get the relevant abilities and understanding related to the field that employers are seeking in new hires. Plus, by learning a skilled trade, you could soon have a career that is safe from overseas outsourcing. As a trades person, you can master the kind of work that can only be carried out locally.

Whether you are looking to pursue your career interest at an automotive technology, plumbing, carpentry, or electrician school—or training in one of many other trades—there are plenty of opportunities if you want an essential, hands-on career. Genuine satisfaction in the work you do could soon be yours. Learn more about how you can get started by checking out these trade schools today!

Find a Vocational Trades School Near You!

Kaplan Career Institute

Broomall, Pennsylvania
Franklin Mills, Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • Computer Numerical Control Machinist
  • Electrical Technician
  • HVAC/R
  • Kaplan College

    • Bakersfield
    • Southeast Indianapolis
    • Dayton
    • Nashville
    • Brownsville
    • El Paso
    • McAllen
  • Electrical Technician
  • Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning/Refrigeration
  • Oil Field Operator
  • TESST College of Technology

    Baltimore, Maryland
    Beltsville, Maryland
  • Electrical Technician
  • Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning/Refrigeration
  • UEI College

    Gardena, California
  • Automotive Technician
  • All-State Career School

    Baltimore, Maryland
    Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning and Refrigeration
  • Welding Technician
  • Fortis College

    Over 10 Locations in 9 States
    And More!
    • Dothan
    • Foley
    • Mobile
    • Montgomery
    • Largo
    • Indianapolis
    • Baton Rouge
    • Centerville
    • Cincinnati
    • Columbus
    • Ravenna
    South Carolina
    • Columbia
    • Houston South
    • Salt Lake City
    • Richmond
    • Electrical Systems Technician
    • Electrical Trades
    • HVAC
    • HVACR
    • Welding Technology

    Fortis Institute

    Over 10 Locations in 6 States
    New Jersey
    And More!
    • Birmingham
    • Ft. Lauderdale
    • Pensacola
    • Port St. Lucie
    New Jersey
    • Lawrenceville
    • Wayne
    • Erie
    • Forty Fort
    • Cookeville
    • Nashville
    • Houston North
    • Construction Management
    • Electrical Systems Technician
    • Electrical Trades
    • HVAC
    • HVACR
    • Welding Careers

    San Joaquin Valley College Online

  • Construction Management
  • American School of Technology

    Columbus, Ohio
  • Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning - Refrigeration
  • Ecotech Institute

    Denver, Colorado
  • Electrical Engineering Technology
  • Facility Management Technology
  • Power Utility Technician
  • Renewable Energy Technology
  • Residential Energy Management
  • Solar Energy Technology
  • Wind Energy Technology
  • Pinnacle Career Institute - Online

  • HVAC Technician
  • Wind Turbine Technician
  • Midwest Institute

    Earth City, Missouri
    Fenton, Missouri
  • HVAC Technician
  • HVAC/R Specialist
  • Porter and Chester Institute

    • Branford
    • Enfield
    • Rocky Hill
    • Stratford
    • Watertown
    • Canton
    • Chicopee
    • Westborough
    • Woburn
  • Automotive Technology
  • Electrician: Industrial, Commercial, & Residential
  • HVAC/R (Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning, & Refrigeration)
  • Douglas Education Center

    Monessen, Pennsylvania
  • Commercial Driver's License
  • Natural Gas Extraction & Distribution Techniques
  • Spartan College of Aeronautics and Technology

    Tulsa, Oklahoma
  • Aviation Flight
  • Aviation Maintenance Technology
  • Aviation Technology Management
  • Avionics Maintenance Technology
  • Nondestructive Testing
  • Quality Control

  • *Payscale.com, website last accessed September 19, 2014.