Trade School Career Guide

Scroll through our guide or use the search bar to learn about all the different skilled trades, technical, and business careers available at trade schools and tech colleges.

Discover what skilled tradespeople do, how much they make, and the types of jobs their training can lead to. If you’re interested in a medical career, check out our medical and healthcare careers guide.

Is Trade School Actually Worth It?

Is Trade School Actually Worth It?

Postsecondary education can propel your career forward and allow you to earn more money. There are many options for post secondary education including trade school. Trade schools are a great option for people who want to continue their education, but maybe not for 4...

List of 26 Trade School Careers

List of 26 Trade School Careers

Here’s an alphabetical list of 26 skilled trade, technical, medical and healthcare careers that you can get training for at a trade school.

How to Become an Electrician

How to Become an Electrician

After graduating from high school and earning your diploma, or taking the GED course and passing, it takes from one to four years to become a licensed electrician.

How to Become an Aircraft Mechanic

How to Become an Aircraft Mechanic

Learn how to become an aircraft mechanic or aircraft maintenance technician and learn about the job description including salary information.

Brick Mason Job Description and Training

Brick Mason Job Description and Training

Brick masons are highly skilled professionals who specialize in the use of brick, marble, stone, granite, concrete blocks, or other materials. They construct and repair certain structures like walls, buildings, walkways, and other types of architecture. At times, the...

Skilled Trades Personality Quiz

Skilled Trades Personality Quiz

If you have always pictured a future as a tradesperson but are unsure which career would be best suited for you, take our short quiz.

11 Certificates You Can Earn at Trade School

11 Certificates You Can Earn at Trade School

In this article we’ve compiled a list of certificate programs that are common at trade schools across the country. While no skilled trade or medical career is ‘easy’ to master, these programs can be completed relatively quickly, especially when compared to a 4 year...

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