Local trade schools and online technical colleges in New Orleans 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 & skilled trades, healthcare, cosmetology, computer & IT, business administration, HVAC technology and many others.
Trade Schools & Technical Colleges near New Orleans
All listed colleges are accredited and offer financial aid assistance to those who qualify.
- Fortis – Baton Rouge
- McCann – Monroe, Shreveport
- Virginia College – Shreveport, Baton Rouge
- Remington College – Baton Rouge, Lafayette, Shreveport
- Ayers Career College – Shreveport
- Diesel Driving Academy – Baton Rouge, Shreveport
- Blue Cliff College – Alexandria, Houma, Shreveport, Metairie, Lafayette
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Popular New Orleans Trade School Programs
Choose from accredited NOLA 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:
- Medical Assistant
- HVAC Technician
- Welding Technician
- Auto Technician
- Electrical Technician
- Computer Network Support
- CDL Truck Driver
- Criminal Justice
- Medical Coding (CCS)
- Culinary Arts
- Nursing Assistant (CNA)
- Pharmacy Tech
Many colleges have online programs, evening and weekend classes, apprenticeships and other learning options. Job placement services are usually available too.