Trade School Career Guide

Scroll through our guide or use the search bar to learn about all the different skilled trades, technical, business, medical and STEM 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.

What Can You Learn At A Trade School?

What Can You Learn At A Trade School?

Trade schools are most commonly known for offering programs in the construction industry but that is a false perception. Learn about what programs are available at trade schools.

Types of Trade Schools

Types of Trade Schools

There are different types of “trade schools” to be found with some specializing in 1 or just a few careers. Across the internet you’ll find reference to skilled trade schools…

Top Paying Jobs With Little Schooling

Top Paying Jobs With Little Schooling

Here’s a list of some of the highest paying jobs with the least amount of time in school. The time of the programs listed is between 3-6 weeks and 2 years.

Trade School Vs. Apprenticeships

Trade School Vs. Apprenticeships

This article is about going to a trade school to learn a trade vs. becoming an apprentice and learning your trade from a mentor. This article isn’t meant to make choices for you, but …

Fast Trade School Programs

Fast Trade School Programs

Learn about classroom and online trade school programs that average 6 months. This list actually includes those ranging from about 1 month to 1 year long.

What’s A Mechanic Trade School Program Like?

What’s A Mechanic Trade School Program Like?

A trade school mechanic program, or automotive technology program, will focus on auto service and repair and will take about 1 year to complete. An auto technology program will help a student develop an understanding of the theory and practical applications of parts,...

Can I Use the GI Bill For Trade School?

Can I Use the GI Bill For Trade School?

Veterans, service-members and qualified dependents CAN get education benefits for trade school and other non-degree programs if they qualify for the GI Bill and enroll at an approved school. Types of skilled trade training programs that the GI Bill can be used to...

How Long Is Trade School?

How Long Is Trade School?

The time it takes to complete a trade school program is normally between six months and two years, but it depends on which program you choose.

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