Local trade schools and online technical colleges in Illinois with a variety of accredited certification training classes, associate and bachelor’s degree courses.
Use the program search application to find trade school and college classes near you. Career options include construction, mechanic, healthcare, cosmetology, computer & IT, business administration, HVAC technology and many others.
Trade Schools & Technical Colleges in Illinois
The trade schools listed here are accredited and have financial aid assistance for those who qualify.
- Aveda Institute – Chicago
- Northwestern College – Bridgeview, Chicago
- Coyne College – Chicago, IL.
- Midwest Technical Institute – East Peoria, Moline, Springfield
- Empire Beauty Schools – Vernon Hills, Stone Park, Hanover Park
- Universal Technical Institute – Lisle
- Lincoln Technical – Melrose Park
- ETI – Willowbrook
- Rockford Career College – Rockford
Schools offering a variety of class types like online, accelerated fast track and hybrid (online/classroom).
Popular Illinois Trade School Programs
Choose from accredited Illinois area certification training classes that take from 6 weeks to 1 year to complete, 2 year associate degree programs and 4 year bachelor’s degree courses. Some popular courses include:
- Business Administration
- HVAC technology
- Dental Assistant
- Skin Care Specialist
- Nail Technician
- Barbering / Barber
- Hair Styling / Stylist and Hair Design
- Medical Assistant (CMA online)
- Electrical Technician