California Trade Schools

Find trade schools in California with skilled trade and technical certificate training classes, associate, and bachelor’s degree programs. Get information about on-campus and online vocational training options like HVAC technician, aircraft maintenance, medical coding and dental assisting.


Use the program search application to connect with a trade school in California.

Trade Schools and Technical Colleges in California

Any accreditation information is noted on each partner school’s page.

carrington college

Carrington College – Carrington college has programs like medical assisting, dental assisting and pharmacy technology.

California Campus Locations

  • Citrus Heights, CA
  • Pleasant Hill, CA
  • Sacramento, CA
  • San Jose, CA
  • San Leandro, CA

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Spartan College of Aeronautics and Technology – Spartan College of Aeronautics offers programs like aviation maintenance technology.

California Campus Location

  • Inglewood, CA

Roadmaster Drivers School – Roadmaster has Class-A commercial driver’s license training programs.

California Campus Location

  • Fontana, CA.

westcliff university

Westcliff University – Westcliff University has programs like full stack coding certificate and cybersecurity certificate.

California Campus Location

  • Irvine, CA

UEI College – UEI has lots of campuses in California and offers programs like HVAC, electrical, welding and automotive technician.

California Campus Locations

  • Bakersfield, CA
  • Chula Vista, CA
  • Fresno, CA
  • Garden Grove
  • Gardena
  • Huntington Park
  • Oceanside
  • Ontario
  • Reseda
  • Riverside
  • Sacramento
  • Stockton
  • West Covina

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California Institute of Arts and Technology – Offers online IT degrees and professional development programs.

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Online Schools

Some California colleges have evening/weekend classes and hybrid classroom/online programs. Schools may also have job placement services for students who qualify.

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Popular California Skilled Trade and College Programs

Learn about skilled trade certificate training classes in California that take from six weeks to 1 year to complete. Vocational and college program options include two year associate’s degrees and 4 year bachelor’s degrees. Some popular choices for recent high school graduates and adults include:

All programs are not available in all locations, use the search application to find a school near you in California.

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