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Vo-Tech Schools: Training for Your New Career

Vocational and technical schools offer their students a specialized educational experience. These types of schools offer skill training for specific jobs. Often this is intensive training that prepared the learner to enter the work force quickly.

Vocational training provides the skills needed to enter the work force sooner. This type of training focuses on the practical elements of a chosen career, which is a different path then at a college where the focus is more academic. Once the training has been completed, if the career requires a license, you will be eligible to obtain that.

Many vocational schools team up with local high schools to provide training while still in high school. This allows for persons to leave high school with a trade. Vocational schools can also be very helpful to persons who are looking for a second career as well.

While some vocational and technical schools offer a certificate upon completion of their programs, other schools offer the option of an associate of arts degree as well. When starting this type of training in high school, students have the added benefit of preparing for the rigors of college.

Deciding to study in the area of a specific vocation or in technology opens up many opportunities. Finishing such a program give the student credentials that are recognized by the industry of their choice. If this type of study piques your interest, then continuing your education could be a possible next step.

The emphasis at a technical school will be just that, learning in the technical related fields of study. While you might be tempted to think that the main offerings will center around computer information technology based jobs, that may not be the case. Other courses of study that may be included are web design, drafting, and also cosmetology , child care, car repair, and graphic design.

If you know what you want to do with your life, then attending a vocational or technical school may be the right path. With a concentrated program of study, hands-on experience, and the training needed to enter the workforce immediately you can be on your way to the career of your choice.


Directory of Vocational/Technical Colleges

Cornell Cooperative Extension of Greene County
Mountain Ave, Cairo, NY 12413.
Cornell Cooperative Extension of Greene County Phone Number(518) 622-9820 148.42 mile
Columbia Greene Community College
4400 Rt-23, Hudson, NY 12413.
Columbia Greene Community College Phone Number(518) 828-4664 148.42 mile
New School-Radio and Television
1220 Washington Ave, Albany, NY 12226.
New School-Radio and Television Phone Number(518) 438-7682 147.13 mile
H and R Block
313 State St, Schenectady, NY 12305.
H and R Block Phone Number(518) 377-6448 147.79 mile
Schenectady County Community College
78 Washington Ave, Schenectady, NY 12305.
Schenectady County Community College Phone Number(518) 381-1200 147.79 mile
Bishop's Tractor Trailer School
158 Cordell Rd, Schenectady, NY 12303.
Bishop's Tractor Trailer School Phone Number(518) 377-3090 146.85 mile
Ellis Hospital School Nursing
1101 Nott St, Schenectady, NY 12308.
Ellis Hospital School Nursing Phone Number(518) 243-4471 146.71 mile
Modern Welding School
1842 State St, Schenectady, NY 12304.
Modern Welding School Phone Number(518) 374-1216 145.42 mile
High Quality Endeavors- Ltd.
348 Consaul Rd, Schenectady, NY 12304.
High Quality Endeavors- Ltd. Phone Number(518) 464-9838 145.42 mile
Early Childhood Learning Center Headstart
66 William St, Catskill, NY 12414.
Early Childhood Learning Center Headstart Phone Number(518) 943-3252 143.51 mile
Omega Institute
150 Lake Dr, Rhinebeck, NY 12572.
Omega Institute Phone Number(845) 266-4301 145.51 mile
New Horizons Computer Learning
10 Airline Dr, #101, Albany, NY 12019.
New Horizons Computer Learning Phone Number(518) 452-6444 145.54 mile
1991 Central Ave, #3, Albany, NY 12019.
Barbizon Phone Number(518) 456-6713 145.54 mile

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