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About Trade Schools


About Trade Schools

More and more people take the option of undergoing a program in a trade school to help them to get started in their dreamed carrier or a program that will help them to advance an existing one. If you are looking for a vocational school, you will find one easily, but it's important to find one near the place you live and, at the same time, it could meet your needs. In this page we offer information about Trade Schools in the United States of America, Canada and the United Kingdom.

In the USA, Vocational Schools are scattered throughout the country, in every State from Alabama and Arizona to Wisconsin to Washington DC and many more, education varies from State to State. Many high schools offer vocational courses such as: Home economics, typing, business courses, car repair, etc. and in order to link academic with work, students practice a lot during the day in a workplace without payment.

Certain institutions, mostly in Ontario, offer vocational Schools or "Colleges", as Canadian sometimes call it, because it is offered in the College system (community and private). Quebec, CEGEP's (Collège d'enseignement général et professionnel) offer the vocational programs.

The United Kingdom offers a countless variety of trade schools; since the first Trade School, the government has made attempts to promote this kind of education, therefore the number of apprentices has grown in recent years.

If you want to get a "work-study" position, remember that many trade schools offer work-study positions that provide the perfect opportunity to work and study at the same time. Some of these positions are associated with a financial aid award that goes directly towards your expenses as a student, and some are jobs that are only open to student applicants.

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What is a Trade School?
Why go to a Trade School?
How to Choose a Trade School?
 What is a Trade School?
Vocational schools, trade Schools or career schools trains students to develop skills for a certain vocation; these schools prepare students in specific fields such as electronics, automotive technology, and many more
 Why go to a Trade School?
Advantages about studying in a trade school such as learn the necessary job-related skills, the wide variety of programs offered, trade schools provide relevant training without the abstruse theory
 How to Choose a Trade School?
Tips on how to choose a trade school for example: make a list with the schools focused on your objectives, explore careers offered, and check for the accreditation
Admission Process
Financial Aid & Scholarships
Top 10 Vocational Careers
 Admission Process
A brief but comprehensive guide that describes the steps of admission process such as choosing the right program, finding the right trade school and applying for admission.
 Financial Aid & Scholarships
The purpose of financial aid is to help students pay for their education. Get information about the types of financial aid and the FAFSA.
 Top 10 Vocational Careers
List of the top 10 trades: Medical Assistant, Pharmacy technician, Dental assistant, Cosmetology, Plumbing, Construction, HVAC, and more.