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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

Michigan Carpenters Apprenticeship and Training Fund
4122 Morton Ln, Stevensville, MI 49127.
Michigan Carpenters Apprenticeship and Training Fund Phone Number(269) 429-2272 144.55 mile
Michgan Carpenters Apprenticeship and Training Fund
4122 Morton Ln, Stevensville, MI 49127.
Michgan Carpenters Apprenticeship and Training Fund Phone Number(269) 429-2272 144.55 mile
West Coast Driving School
4876 Oaklane Path, Stevensville, MI 49127.
West Coast Driving School Phone Number(268) 428-9914 144.55 mile
Emergency Medical Instructor Services
8244 E Lakeview Ave, New Carlisle, IN 46552.
Emergency Medical Instructor Services Phone Number(574) 654-7663 148.53 mile
Western Michigan University - Southwest
2785 E Napier Ave, Benton Harbor, MI 49022.
Western Michigan University - Southwest Phone Number(269) 934-1500 138.92 mile
H and R Block - Sears Location- Benton Harbor
1800 Pipestone Rd, Benton Harbor, MI 49022.
H and R Block - Sears Location- Benton Harbor Phone Number(269) 927-6855 138.92 mile
Direct Resource Group
323 Claremont St, Buchanan, MI 49107.
Direct Resource Group Phone Number(269) 695-0465 140.36 mile
H and R Block
221 E Front St, Buchanan, MI 49107.
H and R Block Phone Number(269) 695-6956 140.36 mile
Blossomland Learning Center
711 St Joseph Ave, Berrien Springs, MI 49103.
Blossomland Learning Center Phone Number(269) 473-2600 137.02 mile
Institute for Prevention of Addictions
Andrews University, 3976 Rose Dr, Berrien Springs, MI 49103.
Institute for Prevention of Addictions Phone Number(616) 471-3558 137.02 mile
Michigan Education Association
104 W Ferry St, Berrien Springs, MI 49103.
Michigan Education Association Phone Number(269) 471-7705 137.02 mile
Crossroads Academy
1800 Jim Neu Dr, Plymouth, IN 46563.
Crossroads Academy Phone Number(574) 936-8834 148.71 mile
H and R Block - Local Offices- Plymouth
1482 Pilgrim Ln, Plymouth, IN 46563.
H and R Block - Local Offices- Plymouth Phone Number(574) 936-4070 148.71 mile

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