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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!


Kaplan Career Institute


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

    California
    • Bakersfield
    Indiana
    • Southeast Indianapolis
    Ohio
    • Dayton
    Tennessee
    • Nashville
    Texas
    • 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
  • Florida Career College

    9 Florida Locations
    • Hialeah
    • Jacksonville
    • Kendall
    • Lauderdale Lakes
    • Margate
    • Orlando
    • Pembroke Pines
    • Tampa
    • West Palm Beach
  • HVAC Technician
  • San Joaquin Valley College Online


    Online
  • Construction Management
  • San Joaquin Valley College

    8 California Locations
    • Bakersfield
    • Fresno
    • Hesperia
    • Lancaster
    • Modesto
    • Ontario
    • Temecula
    • Visalia
  • Aviation Maintenance Technology
  • Construction Management
  • Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning and Refrigeration
  • Industrial Technology
  • Redstone College


    Denver, Colorado
  • Airframe and Powerplant
  • Avionics
  • HVAC
  • Wind Energy Technology
  • 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
  • All-State Career School


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


    Over 10 Locations in 9 States
    Alabama
    Ohio
    Virginia
    And More!
    Alabama
    • Dothan
    • Foley
    • Mobile
    • Montgomery
    Georgia
    • Atlanta
    Indiana
    • Indianapolis
    Louisiana
    • Baton Rouge
    Ohio
    • Centerville
    • Cincinnati
    • Columbus
    • Cuyahoga Falls
    • Ravenna
    South Carolina
    • Columbia
    Texas
    • Houston South
    Utah
    • Salt Lake City
    Virginia
    • Norfolk
    • Richmond
    • Electrical Systems Technician
    • Electrical Trades
    • HVAC
    • HVACR
    • Welding Technology

    Fortis Institute


    Over 5 Locations in 6 States
    Florida
    New Jersey
    Texas
    And More!
    Alabama
    • Birmingham
    Florida
    • Pensacola
    • Port St. Lucie
    New Jersey
    • Lawrenceville
    • Wayne
    Pennsylvania
    • Erie
    • Forty Fort
    Tennessee
    • Cookeville
    • Nashville
    Texas
    • Houston North
    • Construction Management
    • Electrical Systems Technician
    • Electrical Trades
    • HVAC
    • HVACR
    • Welding Careers

    Midwest Institute


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

    Connecticut
    • Branford
    • Enfield
    • Rocky Hill
    • Stratford
    • Watertown
    Massachusetts
    • Canton
    • Chicopee
    • Woburn
    • Worcester
  • Automotive Technology
  • Electrician: Industrial, Commercial, & Residential
  • HVACR (Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning and Refrigeration)
  • Douglas Education Center


    Monessen, Pennsylvania
  • Commercial Driver's License
  • Natural Gas Extraction & Distribution Techniques
  • Career College of Northern Nevada


    Sparks, Nevada
  • HVAC-R Service Technician
  • Welding
  • Spartan College of Aeronautics and Technology


    Tulsa, Oklahoma
  • Aviation Flight
  • Aviation Maintenance Technology
  • Aviation Technology Management
  • Avionics Maintenance Technology
  • Nondestructive Testing
  • Quality Control
  • Pinnacle Career Institute - Online


    Online
  • HVAC Technician
  • Wind Turbine Technician


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