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.

Getting Federal Loans for Trade School

Getting Federal Loans for Trade School

Federal Student loans can help cover the cost of college but they must be repaid, many times with a high interest rate. Two US Department of Education loans are…

Evening, Night, and Weekend Trade School

Evening, Night, and Weekend Trade School

Why go to trade school during the evenings or on weekends? You may have daytime obligations, like a job or kids(or a job and kids), that keep you from attending traditional weekday classes.

What Does a Pastry Chef Do?

What Does a Pastry Chef Do?

Pastry chefs rely on their knowledge of how baking works, combined with an innovative and creative mind to make dazzling, mouth-watering, delectable desserts.

GED Outline and Practice Tests

GED Outline and Practice Tests

By knowing what’s on the GED exam and its structure, you’ll know what you need to study to be ready for each module.

List of Skilled Trades for Women

List of Skilled Trades for Women

The list of trades for women is the same as the one for men. This is a trade school jobs/programs list appropriate for the consideration of all humans.

What Does an HVAC Technician Do?

What Does an HVAC Technician Do?

HVAC technicians work on equipment that controls the air environment within a building including industrial HVAC systems and residential split systems,

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.

Trade School STEM Training in 2 Years or Less

Trade School STEM Training in 2 Years or Less

Top paying STEM careers do require a bachelor’s degree for entry level positions, but many careers are available where a diploma or certificate is all that is necessary.

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