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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

Modern Institute of Technology
2550 E Vineyard Ave, #180, Oxnard, CA 93010.
Modern Institute of Technology Phone Number(805) 983-2444 146.67 mile
Conejo Valley Adult School
1025 Old Farm Rd, Thousand Oaks, CA 91360.
Conejo Valley Adult School Phone Number(805) 497-2761 138.05 mile
Advanced School of Massage Therapy
171 E Thousand Oaks Blvd, Thousand Oaks, CA 91360.
Advanced School of Massage Therapy Phone Number(805) 495-1353 138.05 mile
Moorpark CA LDS Institute of Religion
6790 Collins Dr, Moorpark, CA 93021.
Moorpark CA LDS Institute of Religion Phone Number(805) 523-7047 142.08 mile
Happy Hounds
4209 Tierra Rejada Rd, #A, Moorpark, CA 93021.
Happy Hounds Phone Number(805) 222-5401 142.08 mile
Professional Medical Careers
920 Hampshire Rd, Westlake Village, CA 91361.
Professional Medical Careers Phone Number(805) 497-4064 134.24 mile
H and R Block - Local Offices- Simi Valley
660 E Los Angeles Ave, Simi Valley, CA 93065.
H and R Block - Local Offices- Simi Valley Phone Number(805) 584-0374 136.78 mile
23852 Pacific Coast Hwy, #490, Malibu, CA 91301. Phone Number(866) 606-1613 130.13 mile
California Music Academy
19015 Ventura Blvd, Tarzana, CA 91301.
California Music Academy Phone Number(818) 757-3573 130.13 mile
Virtuosos Russian Music Acad
8448 Reseda Blvd, #107, Northridge, CA 91301.
Virtuosos Russian Music Acad Phone Number(818) 700-8762 130.13 mile
Excel Learning Center
2355 Tapo St, #4, Simi Valley, CA 93063.
Excel Learning Center Phone Number(805) 584-6222 134.6 mile
H and R Block - Local Offices- Simi Valley
5145 E Los Angeles Ave, Simi Valley, CA 93063.
H and R Block - Local Offices- Simi Valley Phone Number(805) 522-2263 134.6 mile
Jackson, Ms Kimberly Ann - Ecwynes Natural Hoof Care
Post Office Box 9224, Calabasas, CA 91302.
Jackson, Ms Kimberly Ann - Ecwynes Natural Hoof Care Phone Number(818) 522-0536 125.98 mile

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